ASEAN, partners seek to expand defence cooperation World

ASEAN, partners seek to expand defence cooperation

ASEAN defence ministers and their counterparts from China, Japan and the US held informal meetings on November 17, in the framework of the ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting Retreat (ADMM Retreat) in Bangkok, Thailand.
Vietnam attends ASEAN-US naval exercise in Thailand Politics

Vietnam attends ASEAN-US naval exercise in Thailand

Navies from Vietnam and other member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are participating in the first ASEAN-US Maritime Exercise (AUMX) that is taking place from September 2-6 in the Gulf of Thailand and off Vietnam’s southern Ca Mau province.
China requested to withdraw all ships from Vietnam’s EEZ Politics

China requested to withdraw all ships from Vietnam’s EEZ

Vietnam has demanded China to immediately stop violations, withdraw all vessels from Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and not have actions to increase tensions, complicate the situation, and threaten peace, stability and security in the East Sea and the region, the Foreign Ministry’s Spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang has said.
Thailand, US kick off CARAT 2017 joint military exercise World

Thailand, US kick off CARAT 2017 joint military exercise

The Royal Thai Navy and the US Navy have kicked off the joint maritime exercise "Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training" (CARAT 2017) in Chonburi province of Thailand in an effort to enhance the tactical proficiency of both nations’ armed forces.