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State funeral held for general Dong Sy Nguyen

Politics

State funeral held for general Dong Sy Nguyen

A state-level funeral was held at the National Funeral Hall, No.5 Tran Thanh Tong, Hanoi, on April 10 for Lieut. Gen. Dong Sy Nguyen, former Politburo member, former Vice Chairman of the Ministers’ Council and former Commander of Truong Son Corps.

Party official: Vietnam will do best to foster ties with Laos

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Party official: Vietnam will do best to foster ties with Laos

Politburo member and permanent member of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee’s Secretariat Tran Quoc Vuong has affirmed that Vietnam will do its best to foster the Vietnam – Laos special relations in a wide range of areas, contributing to maintaining peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world.

Defence Ministry arrests man in int’l wanted list

Society

Defence Ministry arrests man in int’l wanted list

The Ministry of Defence on March 9 successfully extradited Le Quang Hieu Hung, a man in the international wanted list, from Cuba back to Vietnam. The move was made with cooperation from the Ministry of Public Security, the INTERPOL office in Vietnam and the INTERPOL.

Northern border defence war: victory and lessons

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Northern border defence war: victory and lessons

On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Vietnam’s war to defend its northern border, Dr Tran Huu Huy, member of the Vietnam Association of Historical Sciences, analysed the victory and historic lessons drawn from the war.

Cambodia, Thailand boost cooperation along border

World

Cambodia, Thailand boost cooperation along border

Cambodian Defense Minister Gen. Tea Banh will meet with his Thai counterpart Gen. Prawit Wongsuwon this week to discuss cooperation along their border, according to a statement released by the Cambodian Defence Ministry on February 11.

Vietnam, Japan enhance defence ties

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Vietnam, Japan enhance defence ties

Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army and Deputy Defence Minister Phan Van Giang hosted a reception in Hanoi on January 7 for Chief of the Staff of the Japan Air Self-Defence Force General Yoshinari Marumo.