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.
Vietnam faces strange steel shortage Business

Vietnam faces strange steel shortage

Though Vietnam possesses huge amounts of iron ore, there is a serious shortage of steel for the mechanical engineering industry and defense industry, said Truong Thanh Hoai, Director of the Heavy Industry Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Indonesia: DP willing to accept any election result

The ruling Democratic Party (DP) is willing to accept any results of the country’s upcoming legislative and presidential elections, which are slated for April and July, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has said.

Indonesian, Netherlands boost defence cooperation

Indonesian defence minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro and his Dutch counterpart Jeanine Hennis Plasschaert on February 6 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen defence cooperation between the two countries.