Vietnamese naval ships visit China Politics

Vietnamese naval ships visit China

Two frigates of the Vietnam Navy arrived in Qingdao, Shandong province, on April 21, to attend multilateral naval activities marking the 70th anniversary of the Navy of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army.
Philippines strengthens military capacity World

Philippines strengthens military capacity

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the plan of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to buy more aircraft and submarine, Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said on June 11.
Philippines, RoK vow to enhance defence ties World

Philippines, RoK vow to enhance defence ties

Filipino Defence Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana and his counterpart from the Republic of Korea (RoK) Song Young-mo on April 30 agreed to promote security and defence industry cooperation between the two countries.
Ambassador opposes Chinese diplomat’s view on East Sea issue Politics

Ambassador opposes Chinese diplomat’s view on East Sea issue

Vietnamese Ambassador to Belgium and Luxembourg Pham Sanh Chau, who is also the head of Vietnam Mission to the European Union, has written an article refuting the wrongful arguments on the East Sea issue of Chinese Ambassador to Belgium and the EU Yang Yanyi published on The New Europe on June 28.
Chinese ships display mounting aggression Politics

Chinese ships display mounting aggression

Chinese tugboat 281 on June 7 deliberately rammed into the left side of Vietnam’s fisheries surveillance ship KN-635 that was undertaking law enforcement in the area around China's illegally-positioned Haiyang Shiyou-981.
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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.