Party leader chairs Central Military Commission meeting Politics

Party leader chairs Central Military Commission meeting

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong chaired a Central Military Commission meeting on November 30 to approve a draft resolution on leadership in the implementation of military-defence tasks and Party building in 2021, and a report on the realisation of military-defence missions in 2020 and orientations and tasks for 2021.
Vietnam-US defence policy dialogue held online Politics

Vietnam-US defence policy dialogue held online

The 2020 Vietnam-US defence policy dialogue was held online on November 24, under the chair of Deputy Minister of Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Hoang Xuan Chien and US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs (IPSA) David F. Helvey.
Vietnam, Russia boost bilateral defence cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Russia boost bilateral defence cooperation

Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh had an online discussion on July 3 with his Russian counterpart Sen. Lieut. Gen. A.V. Fomin, during which they talked about issues of mutual interest and agreed on measures to effectively promote bilateral defence cooperation, one of the important pillars of the two countries’ comprehensive strategic partnership.
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).
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.
Chinese immigration officials welcomed in Hanoi Politics

Chinese immigration officials welcomed in Hanoi

Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Sen. Lieut. Gen Nguyen Phuong Nam hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 12 for a delegation from the National Immigration Administration of China led by its deputy head Zhao Changhua.