Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a conference in Hanoi on June 3 reviewing the construction and development of the national defence-security industry.
A delegation from the Indonesian Army Command and General Staff College visited Vietnam’s Military Region 1 on August 7.
More than 22,000 young officers and soldiers of the armed forces in Ho Chi Minh City are participating as volunteers in the 13th Hanh quan xanh (Green Military Operations) Campaign between June 23 and August 4.
A meeting was held in Ho Chi Minh City on February 15 to increase mutual understanding and solidarity between armed forces in Military Region 7 and religions in the region.
The “Hero of the People’s Armed Forces” title was bestowed upon the civil medical board of the former Central Office for South Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City on December 19.
A delegation of the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence visited Cuba from November 25 to 28 to strengthen the friendship between the two countries, including between their armed forces.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has underscored the need to spread the model of “good people, good deeds”, thus contributing to the popularisation of a national emulation campaign.
VOV.VN - The Royal Cambodian Army, the local government of Cambodia’s Kandal province and the Military Zone 9 of the Vietnam People’s Army held a solemn ceremony on June 28 for the repatriation of 33 sets of remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts who died on battlefields in Cambodia.
Standing Deputy Secretary of the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang’s Party Committee Huynh Van Sum on February 1 held a reception for a delegation from the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces’ Military Zone 3 High Command who came to deliver Tet greetings to the local authorities and people.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan asked the Hanoi Capital High Command to build revolutionary, regular, seasoned and gradually modern armed forces during a working session in the capital city on December 18.
The basic salary for civil servants and public employees will increase to 1.39 million VND (about 61 USD) from the current 1.3 million VND as from July 1, 2018.
The Foreign Ministry and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) held a workshop in Hanoi on December 5 to mark the 60th anniversary of Vietnam’s ratification of the Geneva Conventions of 1949 on international humanitarian law (IHL).
Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Nguyen Phuong Nam hosted a reception in Hanoi on October 19 for Colonel Weddy Widya, Deputy Director of the Strategic Study Centre of the Indonesian National Armed Forces.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on October 7 signed off Regulation 98-QD/TW on personnel rotation, the Politburo’s first regulation on the issue.
Deputy Defence Minister and Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Senior Lieutenant General Phan Van Giang is in Cuba for an official visit from September 8-11.
Draft plans to manage and operate the aviation security force at airports in Vietnam have been submitted by the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) to the Ministry of Transport for consideration.
Armed forces of Vietnam’s northwestern province of Son La and Laos’s northern provinces held a meeting on May 4 to review bilateral cooperation over the past years.
President Tran Dai Quang visited Naval Team 2 of the Border Guard High Command and Company 33 on Ngu Island in central Nghe An province on April 30.
Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Lao Armed Forces, Major General Kham Lieng has underscored the need for Laos and Vietnam to establish close defence coordination along their shared borderline.
Senior Lieutenant General Luong Cuong, Chairman of the General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) received a delegation from the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces led by Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen Leopoldo Cintra Frias in Hanoi on March 27.