Vietnam spotlights ADMM’s role in building common awareness on regional security issues World

Vietnam spotlights ADMM’s role in building common awareness on regional security issues

Vietnamese Minister of National Defence General Phan Van Giang highlighted the role played by the ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting (ADMM) over the last 15 years in strengthening trust and building common awareness on regional security issues, including the East Sea issue, through creating a framework for defence ministerial-level dialogue and consultation in the region.
Vietnam resolved to join efforts for peace, development in Asia: Deputy FM Politics

Vietnam resolved to join efforts for peace, development in Asia: Deputy FM

Vietnam is resolved to work together with other countries to strengthen solidarity, trust and cooperation, for peace and development in Asia and the world, Deputy Foreign Minister Dang Hoang Giang said at the Sixth Meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) held virtually on October 12.
Indonesia, Japan boost defence cooperation World

Indonesia, Japan boost defence cooperation

Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto held talks with his Japanese counterpart Nobuo Kishi in Tokyo on March 28, during which they exchanged their views on regional security and defence cooperation.
Singapore, US discuss importance of free, open Indo-Pacific World

Singapore, US discuss importance of free, open Indo-Pacific

Singaporean Minister for Defence Ng Eng Hen and his US counterpart Mark Esper discussed various regional security issues, including the East Sea, counterterrorism, and the importance of ensuring a free and open Indo-Pacific, during their virtual meeting on August 31.
Defence cooperation key to addressing regional security issues: Official ASEAN

Defence cooperation key to addressing regional security issues: Official

Defence cooperation plays a significant role in settling regional security matters, especially in the context of COVID-19, Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of National Defence, said while chairing the ASEAN Regional Forum Security Policy Conference (ASPC) in Hanoi on July 8.
Shangri-La 2018 in Singapore wraps up  World

Shangri-La 2018 in Singapore wraps up

The 17th Shangri-La Dialogue closed in Singapore on June 3 after three days of sitting, featuring five plenary meetings and four simultaneous sessions.
Philippines rejects expulsion of DPRK from regional forum World

Philippines rejects expulsion of DPRK from regional forum

The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced on August 3 that the country does not support the expulsion of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) from the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) despite calls from the US.