US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter reasserted the US’s “rebalance” to the Asia-Pacific region will continue in the next US administration while chairing an informal meeting of ASEAN and US defence ministers in Hawaii on September 30.
Troops from the US and the Philippines have begun an annual military exercise called Balikatan (Shoulder to Shoulder) after a ceremony held in Manila on April 4.
Chancellor Angela Merkel on December 13 brushed off what a Germany magazine said was a request from the United States to provide more military help in the fight against Islamic State.
The United States has asked Germany for more military help in the fight against Islamic State, a German magazine reported on December 12, a week after parliament approved a plan to join the campaign in Syria.
Singapore and the US signed a defence cooperation agreement (DCA) in Washington on December 8.
The US is planning to conduct patrols near artificial islands illegally built by China in the East Sea, according to the New York Times.
(VOV) -China has reclaimed more land in the Spratly islands in the East Sea than previously known.
US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, congressional leaders and hundreds of war veterans attended a recent ceremony marking 50 years since US ground troops arrived in Vietnam.
(VOV) - On June 1, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and State President Truong Tan Sang welcomed US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter in Hanoi.
(VOV) - The US will offer an US$18 million support package to Vietnam Coast Guard to purchase patrol vessels while helping the southeast Asian nation build the peace-keeping training centre.
(VOV) - On June 1, Defence Minister General Phung Quang Thanh hosted a welcoming ceremony for the US high-ranking defence delegation headed by Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter.
US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter currently is on his official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of Vietnamese defence minister Phung Quang Thanh.
An array of initiatives have been proposed by many countries to ensure regional security on May 30 - the first working day of the 14 th Shangri La Dialogue in Singapore.
Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has called upon the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China to come up with a code of conduct in the East Sea (COC) at an early time.
US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter will pay an official visit to Vietnam from May 31 to June 2 at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Phung Quang Thanh.
Iraqi forces recaptured territory from advancing Islamic State militants near the recently-fallen city of Ramadi on May 24, while in Syria the government said the Islamists had killed hundreds of people since capturing the town of Palmyra.
(VOV) -US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter is on a tour of Japan and the Republic of Korea. This is Mr. Carter’s first overseas trip as Head of the Pentagon demonstrating the US’s defense priority with its allies and its commitment to the Pacific pivot.