A growing congruence of interests has prompted the two nations to expand their strategic partnership into the realm of defense and security cooperation.
At a solemn handover ceremony held Tuesday, Vietnam handed over two sets of remains believed to belong to American soldiers who died in the Vietnam War.
The first-ever joint naval exercise between Russia and Southeast Asia is being held off the Indonesian coast, and Vietnam has sent its frigate HQ-012 Ly Thai To.
The frigate HQ-012 Ly Thai To has arrived in Indonesia to participate in the ARNEX joint exercise between ASEAN and Russia.
Japan and Vietnam on Tuesday signed a cybersecurity agreement as the two Asian nations rapidly step up their military ties amid concerns over China’s growing assertiveness.
Vietnam is carrying out construction on three islands in the South China Sea at the same time, satellite images show.
That only a handful of people in Canberra knew that the AUKUS pact was being negotiated is a minor concern for those living on China’s borders.
Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Son has been dismissed as Commander of the Vietnam Coast Guard for violations of Party and government regulations that happened under his watch.
The second iteration of a new defense policy dialogue highlighted some of the ongoing and future developments in the two nations’ security ties.
Both sides have been gradually regionalizing their expanding bilateral security relationship, with broader implications for the Indo-Pacific.
A major general has proposed films that promote “law-breaking” behavior or themes of selfishness and unpunished crimes should be banned in Vietnam.
Tokyo says the new deal elevates the Japan-Vietnam defence partnership to a ‘new level’.
Overwhelmed hospitals and food shortages in Ho Chi Minh City as authorities extend total lockdown.
Vietnam will deploy troops to industrial Binh Duong province, a major manufacturing hub in the Southeast Asian country, to help contain an expected 50,000 additional coronavirus infections there over the next two weeks, the government said on Thursday.
Vietnam deployed soldiers to the streets of Ho Chi Minh City on Monday to help enforce a strict lockdown in the country’s biggest urban area and the current epicentre of its worst coronavirus outbreak to date.
Vietnam’s government said it is sending troops to Ho Chi Minh City to help deliver food and aid to households as it further tightens restrictions on people’s movements amid a worsening surge of the coronavirus.
Moscow’s interests in Hanoi’s arms and oil make for a tricky strategic juggling act with Beijing.
United States Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is in Vietnam looking to bolster security ties with Hanoi, one of several Southeast Asian nations embroiled in a dispute over the South China Sea.
Recent conditions—and China’s provocative actions—have set the stage for a new relationship.
In Vietnam, where the state is fighting a fierce online battle against political dissent, social media “influencers” are more likely to be soldiers than celebrities.
According to the National Institute for South China Sea Studies, Vietnam is strengthening its maritime militia. Though the figures appear to be exaggerated, Vietnam’s action is propelled by the escalating Chinese aggressive activities.
“No Vietnamese leader has any intention of making concessions to China on sovereignty,” former Deputy Minister of National Defense Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh has said unequivocally.
Despite its initial success, COVID-19 has revealed Vietnam’s lack of preparedness for biological threats.
The U.S. has agreed to sell T-6 trainer aircraft to Vietnam to help improve pilot training, Pacific Air Forces Commander Kenneth Wilsbach said on Friday.
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Vietnam sent 314 military personnel to the Cambodia border Sunday to prevent illegal entry into the country as the latter experiences a spike in Covid-19 cases.