ASEAN Defence SOM Working Group meeting opens World

ASEAN Defence SOM Working Group meeting opens

A meeting of the ASEAN Defence Senior Officials' Meeting Working Group (ADSOM WG) opened in the central city of Da Nang on January 9, with over 80 delegates from policymaking units of 10 ASEAN countries’ defence ministries and ASEAN Secretariat taking part.
Chief of Thai Defence Forces pays official visit to Vietnam Politics

Chief of Thai Defence Forces pays official visit to Vietnam

The Chief of Defence Forces of the Royal Thai Armed Forces, Gen. Ponpipaat Benyasri, is paying an official visit to Vietnam from December 19 to 21 which aims to enhance the traditional friendship and mutual trust between the two militaries and peoples.
PM Phuc receives foreign military leaders Politics

PM Phuc receives foreign military leaders

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on December 20 hosted military leaders of Brunei, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Russia, Singapore and Thailand who are here to attend a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) and the 30th anniversary of the All-People Defence Festival (December 22).
Vietnam, Laos step up defence cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Laos step up defence cooperation

Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich on December 20 held talks with his Lao counterpart Chanmone Chanyalath, who is here for a working visit from December 19-23 and to attend the 30th All-People Defence Festival and 75th founding anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army.
Vietnam-RoK defence cooperation enjoys unceasing development Politics

Vietnam-RoK defence cooperation enjoys unceasing development

Cooperation in national defence between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea has developed continuously with the signing of many agreements and MOUs, Vietnam’s defence attaché in the RoK Dinh Hung Tuan highlighted at a ceremony in Seoul on December 17.
Anniversary of Vietnam People’s Army marked in Australia Politics

Anniversary of Vietnam People’s Army marked in Australia

The Vietnamese Embassy and the Defence Attaché Office in Australia organised a ceremony in Canberra on December 13 to mark the 75th founding anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) and the 30thAll-People’s Defence Festival (Dec. 22).
Vietnam, US hold defence policy dialogue Politics

Vietnam, US hold defence policy dialogue

The Vietnam – US defence policy dialogue was held at the US Department of Defence in Washington DC on December 11, discussing regional and international issues of mutual concern and measures to boost cooperation in the time ahead.
PM lauds Defence Ministry’s performance in 2019 Politics

PM lauds Defence Ministry’s performance in 2019

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on December 9 lauded the Defence Ministry’s performance through the year in giving strategic advice to the Party and State in military-related issues, as well as effectively dealing with different circumstances.