Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, in his first overseas summit since taking office last month, agreed with his Vietnamese counterpart to step up defense and security cooperation in the face of China’s expanding influence in the region.
Vietnam’s campaign against COVID-19 is infused with military imagery, playing into existing strands of national identity.
Heavy flooding and landslides have hit central Vietnam for more than a week. Rescue workers faced a dangerous situation, after 13 of them died trying to reach those trapped in the mud.
Japan plans to sign an agreement with Vietnam to allow it to export defense equipment and technology to the country, part of a move to strengthen defense capabilities of Indo-Pacific nations to counter Chinese maritime advances, the Nikkei newspaper reported…
Vietnam has won the final round in Group 2 of the Tank Biathlon competition at the ongoing International Army Games in Russia.
Over the last three decades, the CPV has gradually institutionalized its control over the armed forces.
Vietnam on Wednesday accused China of violating its sovereignty by conducting military drills in a disputed part of the South China Sea and said Beijing’s actions were “complicating” negotiations on establishing a code of conduct in the region.
Vietnam crossed the finish line first in the Tank Biathlon competition in Russia on Monday but was placed second due to “technical mistakes.”
The presence of Chinese bombers on the disputed Paracel islands in the South China Sea “jeopardises peace”, Vietnam’s foreign ministry said on Thursday, in another sign of disapproval in the region of Beijing’s increased defence activities.
Japan has signed a ¥36.6 billion ($345 million) loan agreement with Vietnam to provide the Southeast Asian country with six patrol boats to boost its maritime law enforcement capabilities, as Beijing steps up its claims in the South China Sea.
Former battlefield foes celebrated 25-year anniversary of relations with high mutual praise and a joint eye on China
A Chinese Coast Guard ship has once again shown up at Vanguard Bank in the South China Sea, a known flashpoint between Vietnam and China, as per data cited by vessel-tracking software.
Vietnam and the Philippines have criticised China’s holding of military drills in a disputed part of the South China Sea, warning it could create tension in the region and impact Beijing’s relationship with its neighbours.
Le ministère vietnamien de la Défense prévoit d’envoyer sept équipes pour concourir dans six catégories aux Jeux militaires internationaux (Army Games) 2020, prévus pour la mi-août en Russie.
A military court in Vietnam on Thursday (May 21) sentenced a former deputy defence minister accused of allowing three plots of land in Ho Chi Minh City to be illegally transferred to private investors from the navy to four years…
US President Donald Trump has threatened to cut bilateral ties with China, the latest blast in an increasingly violent war-of-words between the world’s two largest economies about the origins of the virus that has killed more than 300,000 people. Adding…
Hanoi is weighing an international arbitration case against Beijing to settle their hotly contested sea claims
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China has been accused of taking advantage of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak to push its territorial ambitions in the East Vietnam Sea.
The second visit by US aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt and guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill to Vietnam came at a time of ambivalent defence relations between the two countries.
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A Chinese ship embroiled in a standoff with Vietnamese vessels last year has returned to waters near Vietnam as the United States accused China of pushing its presence in the South China Sea while other claimants are pre-occupied with the…
In an unusually pointed statement, Manila laments loss of trust among neighbours due to incidents in disputed seas.
Vietnam has not been immune from the issue of imported coronavirus cases.
Vietnam has over 22,000 people in government-run Covid-19 quarantine facilities, and over 30,000 in home quarantine
U.S.-Vietnam ties continue to advance, and Beijing doesn’t seem too concerned.