Vietnam attends second Coast Guard Global Summit in Tokyo World

Vietnam attends second Coast Guard Global Summit in Tokyo

Major General Bui Trung Dung, Deputy Commander of the Vietnam Coast Guard, is joining coast guard leaders from 57 countries and eight international organisations at the 2nd Coast Guard Global Summit in Tokyo on November 20-21.
Indonesian President nominates new military head World

Indonesian President nominates new military head

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has nominated Air Chief Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto to be the new head of the Indonesian National Armed Forces (TNI) to replace general Gatot Nurmantyo, who is due to retire in April 2018.
Detoxified land handed over for expansion of Da Nang airport Society

Detoxified land handed over for expansion of Da Nang airport

Representatives of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), Vietnam’s Ministry of National Defence and Air Defense - Air Force signed a deal on August 9 to hand over 12.7 hectares of land, which had been cleaned up from dioxin contamination at Da Nang airport, to the Ministry of Transport for management.
Indonesia increases defence budget ASEAN

Indonesia increases defence budget

Indonesia has decided to increase its defence budget to 108.7 trillion IDR (8.25 billion USD), up nearly 10 percent against this year’s initial set budget.
Vietnam – US Joint Statement Politics

Vietnam – US Joint Statement

Vietnam and the US have issued a Joint Statement on the occasion of the visit by US President Barack Obama to Vietnam at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Tran Dai Quang.
Dioxin-contaminated Da Nang soil treated Society

Dioxin-contaminated Da Nang soil treated

US Ambassador Ted Osius and Senior Lieut General Nguyen Chi Vinh, the Deputy Minister of National Defence, announced on May 3 the successful treatment of dioxin-contaminated soil at Da Nang Airport.