Vietnam, US boost defence ties Politics

Vietnam, US boost defence ties

The Vietnam- US comprehensive partnership has flourished in all spheres over the past years, including security and national defence.
US senators express concern over East Sea situation World

US senators express concern over East Sea situation

US Senator Jim Risch, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, along with three others, namely Bob Menendez, Cory Gardner and Ed Markey, on April 11 criticised the Chinese Coast Guard’s recent sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat in Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago waters in the East Sea.
NA Vice Chairwoman receives US senators Politics

NA Vice Chairwoman receives US senators

National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong hosted a reception in Hanoi on August 21 for a visiting delegation from the US Senate led by Senator Tammy Duckworth.
Thai PM declares end of military rule World

Thai PM declares end of military rule

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha formally resigned as the head of the military government on July 15, saying Thailand will now function as a normal democracy after five years of military rule.
Thailand’s Senate has new speaker World

Thailand’s Senate has new speaker

Former President of Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly (NLA) Pornpetch Wichitcholchai on May 24 was elected as the new Speaker of the Senate with a five-year tenure.