Looking back on Dien Bien Phu Campaign Society

Looking back on Dien Bien Phu Campaign

In 1953, eight years after reinvading Indochina, despite having mobilised huge economic and military resources, the French colonialists failed to achieve their purpose of destroying the revolutionary government and resistance forces to reestablish their rule throughout Indochina. On the contrary, they suffered heavy losses: 390,000 troops.
Vietnam, Cambodia hold joint rescue drill Politics

Vietnam, Cambodia hold joint rescue drill

Hundreds of soldiers from the Royal Cambodian Army and the Vietnam People’s Army on December 18 took part in a joint rescue drill in Chantrea district in the Cambodian province of Svay Rieng.
Army’s 75th anniversary celebrated overseas Politics

Army’s 75th anniversary celebrated overseas

The Vietnamese embassies in Germany and Malaysia have held celebrations to mark the 75th founding anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) (1944 – 2019) and the 30th year of the All-People’s Defence Festival.
Chief of VPA General Staff Phan Van Giang active in India Politics

Chief of VPA General Staff Phan Van Giang active in India

Sen. Lieut. Gen. Phan Van Giang, Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) and Deputy Minister of National Defence, on November 27 had a meeting with Chief of Staff of India’s Western Naval Command Vice Admiral R.B.Pandit as part of his official visit to India.
Vietnam’s high-ranking military delegation visits India Politics

Vietnam’s high-ranking military delegation visits India

A high-ranking military delegation of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) led by Sen. Lieut. Gen. Phan Van Giang, Chief of the General Staff of the VPA and Deputy Minister of National Defence, is on an official visit to India from November 24-28.
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.