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UK, Vietnam hold fourth strategic dialogue

08:36 | 02/28/2015

Vietnam and the UK focused on issues surrounding international economic integration, national defence-security and recent global developments during their fourth strategic dialogue in Hanoi on February 27.

Vietnam attends ASEAN defence conference in Malaysia

14:09 | 02/15/2015

(VOV) -A senior Vietnamese military delegation led by Deputy Defence Minister and Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh on February 14 attended the ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting Plus 2015 (ADSOM-Plus) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Nghe An urged to accelerate economic restructuring

17:18 | 02/11/2015

President Truong Tan Sang urged the authorities in the central province of Nghe An to accelerate its economic restructuring to generate additional jobs and improve local incomes.

Defence chief meets regional counterparts at ACDFIM

17:11 | 02/11/2015

Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Do Ba Ty had bilateral meetings with defence leaders of Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, and Brunei on the margin of the 12th ASEAN Chiefs of Defense Forces Informal Meeting (ACDFIM-12) in Kuala Lumpur on February 10.

VN Military History Museum receives 30 new war objects

10:00 | 02/05/2015

The Vietnam Military History Museum received nearly 30 objects donated by war veterans, high-ranking officers, painters, and sculptors across the country on February 3.

Defence ministry pledges active external work in 2015

15:55 | 01/28/2015

The Ministry of National Defence vows to actively and effectively participate in multilateral mechanisms and the United Nations’ peacekeeping operations, and continue expanding its relations with neighbouring, ASEAN and partner countries.

Russian brothers share their 'amazing' 45 days in Vietnam

16:16 | 01/27/2015

Two brothers from Moscow traveled across Vietnam for 45 days last year and they just shared the most colorful memories in a beautiful video.

Poor southerners to enjoy happy Tet holiday

14:49 | 01/23/2015

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.

US Army Pacific Commanding General on Vietnam visit

11:10 | 01/20/2015

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.

Smugglers get crafty to cross Chinese border as Tet nears

14:47 | 01/19/2015

As the Lunar New Year (Tet) approaches, smugglers are adopting sophisticated tactics to evade authorised agencies.

Vietnam aims for deeper involvement in 2015 UN agenda

00:00 | 01/16/2015

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.

Vietnam, Thailand foster defence cooperation

16:49 | 01/14/2015

(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.

Female trafficker of 6 heroin cakes arrested in Tay Ninh

17:26 | 01/07/2015

(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.

Thailand, Vietnam hold first tactical officer exchange

18:04 | 12/29/2014

(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.

Exhibition on Gac Ma memorial designs opens in HCM City

15:22 | 12/22/2014

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.