Army plays important role in national achievements: PM Politics

Army plays important role in national achievements: PM

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh praised the contributions made by the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) to the achievements Vietnam has recorded over the first half of this year while addressing a national political-military conference in Hanoi on July 25.
Party chief chairs meeting of Central Military Commission Politics

Party chief chairs meeting of Central Military Commission

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has urged the Central Military Commission and the Ministry of National Defence to improve their research and forecasting capacity and further provide timely advice for the Party and the State while chairing a meeting of the commission on July 13.
Cooperation in war consequence settlement – foundation of Vietnam-US ties Politics

Cooperation in war consequence settlement – foundation of Vietnam-US ties

Cooperation between Vietnam and the US in the settlement of war consequences has reaped remarkable outcomes, helping to heal war wounds and increase trust between the two countries, Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Hoang Xuan Chien told US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman in Hanoi on June 13.
President hails strong performance of Army Corps 11 Politics

President hails strong performance of Army Corps 11

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended a ceremony in Hanoi on June 9 to mark the 40th anniversary of Army Corps 11 under the Ministry of National Defence, during which he presented the third-class Fatherland Protection Order to the engineering corps.
Defence Minister welcomes senior official from Israel Politics

Defence Minister welcomes senior official from Israel

Minister of National Defence Gen. Phan Van Giang received Director General of the Israeli Ministry of Defence Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel, who is in Vietnam to attend the countries’ second defence policy dialogue, in Hanoi on June 2.
Military officers promoted to rank of Senior Lieutenant General Politics

Military officers promoted to rank of Senior Lieutenant General

Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Ngo Minh Tien and Political Commissar of the National Defence Academy under the Ministry of National Defence Luong Dinh Hong, have been promoted from the rank of Lieutenant General to Senior Lieutenant General.
Vietnam, Indonesia agree to advance defence ties Politics

Vietnam, Indonesia agree to advance defence ties

Minister of National Defence Gen. Phan Van Giang and his visiting Indonesian counterpart Prabowo Subianto agreed to intensify bilateral defence relations in the time ahead in their talks in Hanoi on March 13.
Vietnam, Laos tighten bilateral relations Politics

Vietnam, Laos tighten bilateral relations

Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Hoang Xuan Chien hosted a reception in Hanoi on April 5 for Lao Deputy Ambassador to Vietnam Chanthaphone Khammanichanh, during which he appreciated defence cooperation between the two countries, especially between their military regions and border guard forces.