Politics

Briefing on developments of ASEAN defence and military cooperation by ADMM+ Chairman

ASEAN Member States are moving forward with cooperation and integration to build Southeast Asia into a region of peace, stability and development. The ASEAN Charter coming into effect has ushered in a new era of regional cooperation that would lead to the creation of a strong ASEAN Community by 2015 with three pillars – Political-Security Community, Economic Community and Socio-Cultural Community. ASEAN has been also boosting its cooperation with external partners to enhance broader peace, stability and development.
Regional security cooperation ADMM+ priority Politics

Regional security cooperation ADMM+ priority

The ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting plus (ADMM+) aims to increase high-level dialogue to carry out practical cooperation in security and defence, contributing to building a region of peace and stability.
ASEAN air-force commanders meet in Hanoi Politics

ASEAN air-force commanders meet in Hanoi

Vietnam’s defence ministry and people’s army strongly support its air and air defence force playing an active role in all bilateral and multilateral military cooperation within the ASEAN framework.
ARF 17 takes place in Hanoi Politics

ARF 17 takes place in Hanoi

The 17 th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), the last ministerial meeting within the framework of the 43 rd ASEAN ministerial meetings and related meetings, took place in Hanoi on July 23 under the chairmanship of Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Gia Khiem.
World

Thailand, US hold strategic dialogue in Bangkok

Thai and US officials on July 16 agreed to promote scientific and technological cooperation, striving to move their ties from the classical development partnership to a creative one by making use of academic institutions, think tanks, and private sector to enhance innovation.
Politics

Vietnam-US ties gaining momentum day by day

Since Vietnam and the US normalised their diplomatic ties on July 12, 1995, both countries, their leaders and their peoples have worked unceasingly to strengthen ties.

In reality, Vietnam and the US began to cooperate with each other even before they normalised relations, in conducting joint searches for US servicemen who went missing in action during the Vietnam War (POW/MIA).
Sci-Tech

Remote sensing data gets publishing nod

Vietnam will publish remote sensing data in various media, including the internet, upon the approval of a draft regulation on remote sensing data management being reviewed by Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai.
President asks army to modernise Politics

President asks army to modernise

State President Nguyen Minh Triet has urged the army to quickly develop the defence industry modernise its weaponry and military technologies and increase its tactical skills.