Vietnam, Indonesia launch first defence dialogue

Hanoi (VNA) Deputy Minister of Defence, Sen. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh and Secretary General of the Indonesia’s Ministry of Defence Vice Admiral Agus Setiadji co-chaired the first Vietnam-Indonesia Defence Policy Dialogue in Hanoi on June 25.…

HCM City, RoK province to reinforce cooperation

HCM City (VNA) Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong received Governor of the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Gyeongsangbuk province Lee Cheol-woo on June 25 to discuss ways to promote cooperation between the two localities.…

Conference reviews cooperation between Vietnam and China’s Guangdong

Beijing (VNA) Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung and Vice Governor of China’s Guangdong province Ouyang Weimin co-chaired the seventh conference reviewing cooperation results between Vietnam’s ministries and localities and the Chinese province in Guangzhou city from June 23-25.…

Hanoi willing to cooperate with Cambodian localities: official

Hanoi (VNA) Hanoi is willing to collaborate with Cambodian localities for mutual development, Standing Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Van Suu stated on June 25.

While receiving visiting General Pusa Butdy, deputy commander of the Royal Cambodian Army and commander of the command of the special military zone of Cambodia in Hanoi, Suu also praised the growth of the Vietnam Cambodia traditional ties, stressing that Hanoi has maintained good relations with Phnom Penh via regular exchanges of delegations between the sides.…

Vietnam helps Lao officers improve military history research skills

Hanoi (VNA) A training course on military history research for officers of the Lao People’s Army opened at the Vietnam Institute of Military History (VIMH) on June 24.

According to Major General Nguyen Hoang Nhien, Director of the VIMH, this is the eighth training course of its kind organised by the institute.…

Vietnam to take an active part in G20 Summit: ambassador

Tokyo (VNA) Vietnam will take an active part in the upcoming G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, where it will participate as a guest at the invitation of host Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, according to Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Vu Hong Nam.…

US Citizen Held in Vietnam Given 12-Year Prison Sentence

A Vietnamese court on Monday sentenced U.S. citizen Michael Nguyen to 12 years in prison following his conviction in a half-day trial of activities aimed at overthrowing the state, media and other sources said.…