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Vietnam grapples with trade probes as protectionism increases

Seven investigations have been launched Jan-July at the behest of foreign producers claiming unfair competition from Vietnamese goods.

Vietnam defense minister calls for cooperation to solve South China Sea disputes

Minister of National Defense Ngo Xuan Lich urged countries to maintain cooperation and peace in dealing with territorial conflicts on Sunday.

Vietnam defense minister to promote cooperation at Shangri-La Dialogue

Minister of National Defense Ngo Xuan Lich will deliver a speech on how to prevent conflicts at competitive fields at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore.
May 31, 2019 | 03:32 pm GMT+7

King’s Cup: Vietnam have a centre-back problem

Vietnam’s defense, crucial to the team’s recent successes, is out of form now and a cause for concern.
May 21, 2019 | 07:45 pm GMT+7

Military leaders guilty of violating defense land management rules

Vietnam People’s Navy leaders violated regulations on using national defense land, the Party Central Inspection Committee said.
May 05, 2019 | 09:00 pm GMT+7

Xi refuses to budge on South China Sea in talks with US defense chief

'Our attitude is firm and clear. From the territory left by our ancestors, we will not give up even one inch.'
June 28, 2018 | 09:26 am GMT+7

India wants to build armament factories in Vietnam: minister

Weapons would be exported to third-party nations, said India’s Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
June 14, 2018 | 03:36 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese troops to train in Canada

Defense ministers also agree on several other measures to step up defense cooperation.
June 06, 2018 | 11:06 am GMT+7

Indonesia, India plan to develop strategic Indian Ocean port

'The India-ASEAN partnership can be a force to guarantee peace and progress in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond.'
May 31, 2018 | 07:56 am GMT+7

China's defense spending to accelerate in 2018

China is building up a world class army worth $175 billion that aims to protect its sovereignty against 'any people, organization or political party.'
March 05, 2018 | 10:46 am GMT+7

China ready to build larger aircraft carriers, paper says

China Shipbuilding said earlier this week they were developing technologies to build a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier.
March 02, 2018 | 09:32 am GMT+7

US encourages Vietnam to buy more of its weapons, diversify from Russia: report

Most of Vietnam's military aircraft and all of its submarines were provided by Russia.
February 08, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

US defense secretary sees Indonesian forces drink snake blood

Jim Mattis did not immediately comment on the demonstration, which came ahead of his travel to Vietnam.
January 24, 2018 | 01:03 pm GMT+7

Russian defense chief visits Vietnam amid talk of missile deals in the region

Minister of Defense Sergey Shoigu was completing a four-day tour of Southeast Asia.
January 24, 2018 | 12:13 pm GMT+7

US defense secretary heads to Asia to draw a contrast with assertive China

In Vietnam, Jim Mattis and his counterparts are set to discuss freedom of movement in the East Sea.
January 22, 2018 | 08:35 am GMT+7
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