State President visits naval units in Khanh Hoa province Politics

State President visits naval units in Khanh Hoa province

State President Truong Tan Sang visited naval units based in Cam Ranh city, central Khanh Hoa province, on December 27-28, asking them to improve defence effectiveness and attach importance to the relationship with countries around the world.
Vietnam Army’s 70th anniversary marked abroad Politics

Vietnam Army’s 70th anniversary marked abroad

The Military Attaché Office at the Vietnam Embassy in Berlin held a ceremony on December 10 to mark the 70th anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA), gathering about 160 Vietnamese and German guests.
Vietnam, Indonesia boost naval ties Politics

Vietnam, Indonesia boost naval ties

Deputy Minister of Defence and Navy Command Admiral Nguyen Van Hien had a meeting with Indonesia’s naval Chief of Staff, Admiral Marsetio, on December 11 in Jakarta, Indonesia to discuss ways to intensify bilateral naval relationship in tandem with the two countries’ strategic partnership.
Vietnam, Brunei navies establish hotline Politics

Vietnam, Brunei navies establish hotline

The navies of Vietnam and Singapore have agreed to establish a hotline as part of their future cooperation, according to a memorandum of understanding (MOU) freshly signed in Brunei.
A busy day for National Assembly deputies Politics

A busy day for National Assembly deputies

National Assembly deputies on October 22 heard reports on the draft revised 1992 Constitution, the fight against corruption in 2013, and the implementation of laws and resolutions adopted by the 13th legislature.
Politics

Vietnam, South Africa intensify judicial cooperation

A delegation representing the Vietnamese National Assembly’s Committee for Justice paid a working visit to South Africa from September 22-27 to seek cooperation opportunities between the two countries in the judicial sector.
Society

Legislators mulls over racing, betting proposal

The National Assembly Standing Committee has approved of a proposal regarding the Government’s issuance of a decree regulating horse and dog racing and international football betting that looks to formally legalise the business.
Politics

Defence official receives French guest

Deputy Defence Minister Admiral Nguyen Van Hien, who is also the Vietnam People’s Navy Commander, on June 3 received visiting Pascale Sourisse, Senior Executive Vice-President of International Development of France’s Thales Group.