ASEAN, partners seek to expand defence cooperation World

ASEAN, partners seek to expand defence cooperation

ASEAN defence ministers and their counterparts from China, Japan and the US held informal meetings on November 17, in the framework of the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Retreat (ADMM Retreat) in Bangkok, Thailand.
Former Deputy Defence Minister under investigation Politics

Former Deputy Defence Minister under investigation

Former Deputy Minister of National Defence and former Commander of the Vietnam People’s Navy Nguyen Van Hien is being investigated for “lack of responsibility, causing serious consequences” in accordance with Clause 3, Article 360 of the 2015 Penal Code.
Vietnam, UK hold second defence policy dialogue Politics

Vietnam, UK hold second defence policy dialogue

The second defence policy dialogue at the deputy ministerial level between Vietnam and the UK took place in Hanoi on September 30 under the co-chair of Vietnamese Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh and British Minister of State for Defence Baroness Goldie.
Vietnam, US step up defence ties Politics

Vietnam, US step up defence ties

Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh on September 27 suggested Vietnam and the US push ahead with cooperation on navigation, maritime security and the settlement of war consequences.
More efforts needed to clear bombs Society

More efforts needed to clear bombs

Vietnam has put a lot of efforts into removing explosives remnants of war (ERW), but the issue is still a great challenge for the country, a high-ranking army officer has said.
Vietnam, Japan boost cooperation in war consequence settlement Politics

Vietnam, Japan boost cooperation in war consequence settlement

Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh has suggested Japanese agencies coordinate with Vietnam’s National Steering Committee on the Settlement of Post-war Unexploded Ordnance and Toxic Chemical Consequences (Committee 701) in building cooperation plans for both short- and long-terms.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc hails defense-purposed land use Politics

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc hails defense-purposed land use

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 8 had a working session with the Ministry of National Defence on the management and use of the land for national defence purposes in the economic production and building in association with military missions.