More than 12 billion VND (570,000 USD) is expected to be raised during a programme entitled “Xuan yeu thuong” (the beloved Spring) scheduled for February 10 in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho to help local needy soldiers and poor households enjoy a warm and happy Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
The Commanding General of the US Army Pacific, General Vincent Brooks met with Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) and Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Do Ba Ty in Hanoi on January 19.
As the Lunar New Year (Tet) approaches, smugglers are adopting sophisticated tactics to evade authorised agencies.
Vietnam will continue to deepen its involvement in the 2015 United Nations agenda for global peace, sustainable development, and dealing with world challenges, Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga told Vietnam News Agency in New York on January 14.
(VOV) - A Thai high-ranking delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister, General Prawit Wongsuwan has paid a three-day visit to Vietnam to boost friendly relations and mutual trust and understanding between the two countries and two armies.
(VOV) - Border guards in the southern province of Tay Ninh has caught a woman in the act of transporting six cakes of heroin from Cambodia into Vietnam.
(VOV) - The first exchange for tactical-level officers between the Vietnam People’s Army and the Royal Thai Armed Forces has been held in Bangkok, aiming to boost mutual understanding between the two armies in the context of building the ASEAN Community in 2015.
The three best designs for a memorial dedicated to naval officers and soldiers who perished in a battle to defend national sovereignty over Gac Ma island in the country’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago are being exhibited in Ho Chi Minh City from December 21 to 31.
The 70 year-history of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) has been written with glorious victories, inspiring national liberation movements of suppressed nations around the world in the past as well as significantly contributing to the current national defence and construction, said Ambassador to France Nguyen Ngoc Son.
(VOV) - A grand meeting was held on December 20 in Hanoi to mark the 70th anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) and the 25th anniversary of the All-People’s Defence Festive Day.
Expanding international cooperation in defence is an important vision in the building of the army during international integration process.
(VOV) -A broad array of activities marking the 70th founding anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) and the 25th anniversary of the All-People’s Defense Festive Day continue being held in different countries across the globe.
Vietnam plans to cease the import of 38 kinds of fruits from Australia from 2015, the Plant Protection Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development announced on December 17.
Two ministers arrived at the scene of the hydropower plant accident in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on December 17 to supervise efforts to rescue 12 workers trapped inside the collapsed tunnel at the construction site of Da Dang – Da Chomo hydropower plant.
Nearly 10,000 pieces of unexploded ordnances (UXOs) have been found and destroyed during a three-month campaign in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai.