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mardi 4 février 2020

Vietnam to quarantine 950 people returning from China at military camps

Vietnam has assigned the military to quarantine 950 Vietnamese returning from China, where the coronavirus epidemic has killed more than 420 people, state media reported on Tuesday.

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dimanche 2 février 2020

Vietnam, under increasing pressure from China, mulls a shift into America’s orbit

In a major new defense white paper, its first in 10 years, Vietnam has begun signaling that it could abandon its long-standing foreign policy strategy of hedging between major powers like China and the United States and move more definitively into Washington’s orbit.

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jeudi 30 janvier 2020

Vietnam orders $350M combat training jets from Russia

Vietnam has signed a $350 million deal last year to buy a dozen combat training aircraft from Russia, the Vedomosti business daily reported Wednesday.

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mercredi 29 janvier 2020

What’s next for Vietnam’s Maritime Militia ?

Vietnam’s development of so-called maritime militias continues to surface in the headlines within its wider range of capabilities.

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samedi 18 janvier 2020

The trouble with Vietnam’s defense strategy

Vietnam needs more radical thinking on defense in order to adapt and keep pace with changes in the region.

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dimanche 5 janvier 2020

The 1979 Sino-Vietnam war was the crucible that forged China's new military

A big loss leads to needed reforms.

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vendredi 3 janvier 2020

First landing tank ship puts Vietnam’s naval capabilities into focus

The reported first highlighted an aspect of Hanoi’s broader ongoing effort to develop its military.

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jeudi 19 décembre 2019

Vietnam fights China's 'nine-dash line' amid old enmities

Vietnam is pushing back on Chinese claims over the South China Sea targeting Beijing's controversial nine-dash line.

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vendredi 13 décembre 2019

Resolute and determined : Vietnam’s new defence white paper

Vietnam has just released its new defence white paper, 10 years after the last one was issued in 2009.

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dimanche 8 décembre 2019

For the U.S., Vietnam is a friend in need

Vietnam is a country bursting with youthful energy.

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samedi 7 décembre 2019

Vietnam draws lines in the sea

Hanoi’s new defense white paper reflects fears of Chinese encroachment.

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dimanche 3 novembre 2019

Vietnam told China to get out of Its waters. Beijing’s response: no, you get out.

South China Sea was site of monthslong standoff with a Chinese oil-and-gas survey ship; Beijing accused of trying to impose its rules over region

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jeudi 24 octobre 2019

The significance of the New EU-Vietnam participation framework agreement

A closer look at the impact of a notable development in security ties.

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samedi 12 octobre 2019

As coastguard boats circle, Vietnam prepares for bigger challenge in South China Sea

Vietnamese president calls on country to be ready for all possibilities in the disputed waters

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jeudi 10 octobre 2019

Defeat : In 1979, Vietnam gave China's army a beating

Neither country really won but Beijing did not trounce Hanoi as it had expected to.

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samedi 5 octobre 2019

Russia offers most advanced types of military hardware to Vietnam

The Russian export major confirmed that there were no external or internal restrictions on or obstacles to Russia's operation on Vietnam’s market of military equipment

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Vietnam accuses Chinese vessel of violating its sovereign rights

Vietnam has accused a Chinese oil-surveying vessel and its coast guard escorts of territorial violations by widening their activities after entering the country's exclusive economic zone and operating within offshore blocks for three months.

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jeudi 26 septembre 2019

Forgotten war : how China was crushed by Vietnam in a 1979 conflict

Beijing and Hanoi released wildly contradictory claims regarding the casualties in the war. External studies estimate around 26,000 PLA killed in action and around 30 to 35,000 Vietnamese troops.

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dimanche 22 septembre 2019

Defense dialogue highlights Vietnam-Cuba military ties

The interaction spotlighted the development of the security aspect of their wider diplomatic relationship.

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vendredi 6 septembre 2019

Why China is picking a fight with Vietnam

Analysts see Vietnam as China’s preferred ‘warm-up fight’ before a bigger battle with the US in the South China Sea

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lundi 2 septembre 2019

South China Sea: Vietnam begs for international help as Beijing continues island grab

China is driving Vietnam into America’s arms by ignoring Hanoi’s concerns that “serious developments” in the South China Sea have increased tensions between the two nations

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jeudi 22 août 2019

Deputy defense minister visit spotlights Russia - Vietnam military ties

The interaction highlighted ongoing efforts by both sides to develop the security aspect of their relationship.

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dimanche 18 août 2019

Vietnam demands Chinese ship leave disputed waters as end of fishing ban threatens to inflame tensions

Vietnam protests against ‘repeated Chinese violations’ from surveyors as fishing fleets head for contested waters around the Paracel Islands and the Scarborough Shoal Presence of survey vessel in oil-rich waters has already triggered a month-long stand-off between the two sides

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vendredi 16 août 2019

India builds 12 high-speed patrol boats for Vietnam

Work began this week near India’s Chennai City to build 12 high-speed patrol vessels for the Vietnam Border Guard.

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mercredi 7 août 2019

Vietnam takes a stand in the South China Sea

After buckling in previous confrontations, Vietnam is finally facing down Chinese expansionism in its oil and gas-rich waters

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mardi 6 août 2019

Vietnamese Navy to be prepared in all circumstances

Political Commissar, Rear Admiral Phạm Văn Vững from the Việt Nam People’s Navy talks to Vietnam News Agency on the application of historical lessons obtained 55 years ago from the first victories the navy has made in the Gulf of Tonkin to today’s context of national defence.

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dimanche 4 août 2019

Vietnam attends Army Games 2019 in Russia

A delegation of athletes from the Vietnam People’s Army will participate in seven contests at the International Army Games 2019 which opened at the Patriot Congress and Exhibition Centre in Moscow, Russia on August 3.

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vendredi 2 août 2019

EU, Vietnam to become brothers in arms

Two sides will sign a new defense agreement on August 5, opening the way for stronger strategic cooperation including in the South China Sea

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mardi 30 juillet 2019

Defense policy exchange spotlights Vietnam-Laos military cooperation

A recent interaction spotlighted ongoing efforts by the two sides to make advances in their security collaboration.

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mercredi 24 juillet 2019

What’s in the new China-Vietnam South China Sea tensions ?

The new tensions reinforce existing worries about Chinese conduct in the South China Sea.

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