General Phan Van Giang receives Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam

15:39 | 07/04/2024

( - Defense Minister General Phan Van Giang received newly-appointed Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Ito Naoki in Hanoi on July 3.

Vietnam, China to conduct joint fishery patrol
15:22 | 11/01/2017
( - A mission from the Vietnam Coast Guard Command on October 30 left Dinh Vu Port in the northern city of Hai Phong for a rendezvous to participate in the Vietnam-China joint fishery patrol, the second of its kind this year.
Vietnam to send first female officer to UN peacekeeping mission
10:09 | 10/31/2017
( - Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Defense Minister and the Head of the Defense Ministry’s Steering Committee for Vietnam’s participation in UN peacekeeping operations, handed over the decision signed by the State President on sending Major Do Thi Hang Nga to work as a staff officer at the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, in the Defense Ministry Headquarters on the morning of October 30.
Vietnam - Philippines: Strengthening the defense cooperation
14:52 | 10/27/2017
( - Following the 11th ASEAN Defense Ministers Meeting (ADMM) and the 4th ASEAN Defense Ministers' Meeting (ADMM Plus), Vietnamese Minister of National Defense, General Ngo Xuan Lich, member of the Politburo, Deputy Secretary of the Central Military Commission, led a Vietnamese high-ranking military delegation paid an official visit to the Philippines at the invitation of the Minister of Defense, Delfin Lorenzana.
Vietnam, India to boost defense ties
17:46 | 10/25/2017
( - On October 23, Lieutenant General Pham Hong Huong, Deputy-Chief-of-the-General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army hosted a reception for a visiting delegation of the Indian College of Defense Management, led by Rear Admiral JS Rajpurohit, a senior lecturer of the school.
14th National Assembly convenes fourth plenary session
17:01 | 10/24/2017
( - The fourth plenary session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) began in Hanoi on the morning of October 23 with the opening ceremony broadcast live on national television and radio channels.
Defense Minister to participate in ADMM and ADMM+ in Philippines
15:28 | 10/23/2017
( - A high-ranking Vietnamese defense delegation, led by General Ngo Xuan Lich, member of the Politburo, Deputy Secretary of the Central Military Commission and Defense Minister, will attend the 11th ASEAN Defense Ministers Meeting (ADMM) and fourth ADMM-Plus (ADMM+) and pay a visit to the Philippines from October 23 to 27, at the invitation of the Defense Minister of the Philippines Delfin Lorenzana.
Vietnam, Indonesia to further cooperate in defense strategic studies
15:13 | 10/20/2017
( - Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Phuong Nam, Member of the Party Central Committee, Deputy-Chief-of-the-General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army, welcomed Colonel Weddy Widya, Deputy-Director of the Strategic Study Center of the Indonesian National Armed Forces, on October 19.
Indonesian naval ships visit Ho Chi Minh City
15:10 | 10/20/2017
( - Two Indonesian naval ships, the Kri Sultan Hasanuddin (numbered 366) and the Kri Sultan Iskandar Muda (numbered 367), led by Commander Sunmarji Bimoaji, docked at Ho Chi Minh City port on October 18, starting their four-day friendly visit to the city.
Vietnam-US defence dialogue takes place in Washington DC
17:46 | 10/19/2017
( - Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence for South and Southeast Asia of the US Dr. Joseph Felter co-chaired the Vietnam-US defence policy dialogue 2017 in Washington D.C on October 17.
Army must keep improving itself to deserve people’s trust: President
16:07 | 10/18/2017
( - President Tran Dai Quang, Chairman of the Defence and Security Council and Commander of Armed Forces, paid a working visit to the Ministry of National Defence at the Mieu Mon training centre in Hanoi on October 17.
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