ASEM customs agencies adopt action plan Society

ASEM customs agencies adopt action plan

The 13th ASEM Customs Directors-General/Commissioners’ Meeting ended on October 10 in the northern Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh’s Ha Long city, with the approval of the ASEM customs action plan for 2020-21.
ASEAN, Japan deputy defence chiefs gather in Tokyo World

ASEAN, Japan deputy defence chiefs gather in Tokyo

Deputy defence chiefs of ASEAN countries and Japan met in Tokyo, Japan from October 8-10 to discuss regional security, the future of the Indo-Pacific region and ASEAN’s initiatives for regional cooperation.
US, Philippines, Japan hold disaster-response drills World

US, Philippines, Japan hold disaster-response drills

More than 2,000 US and Philippine military personnel, along with a small number of Japanese soldiers, on October 9 began annual combat exercises aimed at responding rapidly to crises and natural disasters and affirming their commitment to keep the region "free and open."
Indonesia: Five more IS-linked suspects captured World

Indonesia: Five more IS-linked suspects captured

Five terrorists were arrested by Indonesia’s Densus 88 counter-terrorism squad on October 2 for allegedly involving in the Eastern Indonesia Mujahideen (MIT), a militant group linked to the self-claimed Islamic State (IS).
Vietnam, Czech Republic boost cooperation in crime combat Politics

Vietnam, Czech Republic boost cooperation in crime combat

The Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security and the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic have agreed to enhance information and share experience in preventing and combating drug crime, organised crime, terrorism, high-tech crime, and illegal immigration.
Vietnam, Thailand hold defence policy dialogue Politics

Vietnam, Thailand hold defence policy dialogue

The third Vietnam-Thailand defence policy dialogue took place in Ho Chi Minh City on September 19 under the chair of Vietnam’s Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh and Thailand’s Permanent Secretary of Defence Natt Intracharoen.
Vietnam asks Interpol to issue red notice for fleeing businessman Society

Vietnam asks Interpol to issue red notice for fleeing businessman

The Ministry of Public Security (MPS) has asked the International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) to issue a red notice for the owner of the Nhat Cuong Mobile store chain, Bui Quang Huy, who was charged with smuggling and violating regulations of accounting, causing serious consequences.