EAS member nations’ ambassadors meet in Indonesia World

EAS member nations’ ambassadors meet in Indonesia

Ambassadors from member nations of the East Asia Summit (EAS) in Indonesia have gathered at a meeting in Jakarta to review cooperation within the framework of the forum and discuss preparations for the upcoming 14th EAS in Thailand.
Thailand, India begin joint naval exercise World

Thailand, India begin joint naval exercise

Thailand and India on October 19 began a joint naval exercise in the Bay of Bengal that involved helicopters from ships of both nations, according to Indian defence officials.
Elite and modern Vietnamese naval force Politics

Elite and modern Vietnamese naval force

The Vietnamese navy has been developing fully with five service branches: surface ships-submarines, coastal defence missiles, naval commando, naval aviation and marine corps.
Vietnam joins int’l maritime defence show in Russia Politics

Vietnam joins int’l maritime defence show in Russia

A Vietnamese delegation led Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Lt. Gen. Nguyen Tan Cuong has been attending the ninth International Maritime Defence Show (IMDS) 2019 in Saint Petersburg, Russia, from July 10-14.
Lotte Group looks to develop Southeast Asian markets World

Lotte Group looks to develop Southeast Asian markets

The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s retail and chemical giant Lotte Group is ramping up efforts to tap deeper into Southeast Asia and advanced economies amid falling sales in China, once its biggest overseas market, industry sources said on May 28.
Two Indian naval ships visit Vietnam Politics

Two Indian naval ships visit Vietnam

Two ships INS Kolkata and INS Shakti of the Indian Navy docked at the Cam Ranh International Port in the south central province of Khanh Hoa on April 13, beginning a four-day visit to Vietnam.
DPRK woos Vietnamese tourists after Hanoi summit World

DPRK woos Vietnamese tourists after Hanoi summit

Tourism officials of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) have urged Vietnamese travellers to seize the golden opportunity to visit the country following a summit between DPRK leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump in Hanoi last month.
US, RoK, Japan discuss DPRK-USA summit’s outcomes World

US, RoK, Japan discuss DPRK-USA summit’s outcomes

The top diplomats of the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the US had phone talks on March 1, discussing the results of the second summit between US President Donald Trump and DPRK leader Kim Jong-un which ended in Hanoi a day earlier without an agreement.