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mercredi 18 juillet 2018

Vietnam-Japan relations in the spotlight with defense dialogue

A closer look at what a recent interaction meant for the broader bilateral relationship.

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lundi 16 juillet 2018

The drug lords who domineered northern Vietnam's 'drug valley'

Before two drug lords were gunned down by the police last month, Long Luong Commune had been a narcotics haven for over a decade.

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vendredi 6 juillet 2018

Vietnam military generals get a pay raise

The monthly salary of generals has gone up VND1 million ($43) to nearly VND14.5 million ($630) from July.

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mercredi 27 juin 2018

Việt Nam to participate in US-hosted naval exercise for first time

Việt Nam’s Defence Ministry has confirmed it will be sending eight naval officers to participate in the Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC) in Hawaii, the United States, from July 1 – 31, at the invitation of the Commander of the US Navy’s Pacific Fleet.

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vendredi 15 juin 2018

Vietnam to boot its military out of business

New legislation requires the armed forces to divest their economic holdings, a move aimed at asserting Communist Party power and revolutionary ideology

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Vietnam condemns China for redeploying missiles to Paracel Islands

Latest satellite images show that Chinese surface-to-air missile systems have reappeared on Woody Island.

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jeudi 14 juin 2018

What’s in Vietnam’s new submarine vessel ?

Hanoi’s construction of a submarine rescue vessel deserves attention.

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lundi 4 juin 2018

Russian pacific fleet warships arrive at Vietnam’s Cam Ranh port on a visit

The visit of the Pacific Fleet’s warships will last until June 6

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vendredi 1 juin 2018

Vietnam speaks out after US warships sail near Paracel Islands

Two U.S. Navy ships came within 12 nautical miles of the islands as part of a freedom of navigation operation.

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dimanche 27 mai 2018

Vietnam has a plan to win a war against China. (and China could use it against America)

Call it poetic justice. But Vietnam's plans to defeat China resemble China's plans to defeat America.

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lundi 30 avril 2018

Vietnam continues corruption fight with charges pressed against top military officers

Multiple executives at a defense ministry's company have been arrested under power abuse charges.

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mercredi 18 avril 2018

Vietnam navy vessel launches new maritime mission

A sailing ship departs for another round of maritime diplomacy.

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jeudi 12 avril 2018

Vietnam weighs law for coast guard to open fire to protect sovereignty

Vietnam wants to give its coast guard more flexibility to open fire at sea, amid tension in the busy South China Sea waterway, a draft law released on Wednesday showed.

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vendredi 30 mars 2018

Deterrence under the dragon’s shadow : Vietnam’s military modernisation

On 5 March the USS Carl Vinson made a port call to Danang, in central Vietnam. It was the first time since the War (the Vietnam War to Americans, and the American War to Vietnamese) that a US aircraft carrier anchored in Vietnamese waters – by invitation this time – for an official visit.

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mercredi 28 mars 2018

Vietnam, France seek to step up defence partnership

Deputy Defence Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh met with senior officers from the French Ministry of the Armed Forces to discuss a wide range of measures to boost defence cooperation between Vietnam and France.

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lundi 12 mars 2018

Move by the United States to woo Vietnam is a flawed strategy

With American officials eager to counter China’s growing might to preserve their nation’s global eminence, they would do better to accept a big power relationship with Beijing and the best place to start is by ending provocations that are behind tensions.

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lundi 5 mars 2018

A U.S. aircraft carrier's historic Vietnam port call sends a message to China

For the first time since the Vietnam War, a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier is paying a visit to a Vietnamese port, seeking to bolster both countries’ efforts to stem expansionism by China in the South China Sea.

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mercredi 28 février 2018

US aircraft carrier to dock in Vietnam for first time since 1975 amid tension over China’s rising sea power

The US navy is to dock in the Vietnamese coastal city of Danang in March, in the first visit of an American aircraft carrier to the country since the end of the Vietnam War in 1975.

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vendredi 23 février 2018

In a first, US Navy carrier to visit Vietnam since war

The U.S. Navy will kick off its largest multilateral disaster-response preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Pacific region on Feb. 23, with a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier scheduled to visit Vietnam in early March.

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lundi 19 février 2018

Why Vietnam isn’t talking about 1968

Ngoc Dai, a 23-year-old soldier in the People’s Army of Vietnam, was fighting the Americans near the besieged Khe Sanh combat base when his unit received elating orders.

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jeudi 8 février 2018

US looks to increase weapons exports to Vietnam, decrease Russian influence

The U.S. State Department wants to see Vietnam distance itself from Russian arms deals and buy more weapons from the United States, but experts say the cost and complication of American-made technologies could make that transition hard fought.

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mercredi 7 février 2018

What’s next for Vietnam-Cambodia military ties in 2018 ?

A closer look at the trajectory and future direction of their defense cooperation.

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samedi 27 janvier 2018

US carrier to make historic Vietnam visit in March

First-ever US flattop to dock in nation; Sign of quickening military ties between former foes

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jeudi 25 janvier 2018

Russia-Vietnam military ties in the spotlight with defense minister’s visit

The visit saw both sides continuing to chart the course for their future ties in a changing strategic environment.

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mercredi 24 janvier 2018

Defence cooperation important to Vietnam-Russia ties

President Tran Dai Quang told visiting Russian Minister of Defence Sergey Shoyu on January 23 that cooperation in defence and military technology continues playing an important role in Vietnam-Russia relations.

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dimanche 14 janvier 2018

What’s next for Vietnam France military cooperation ?

The second iteration of their defense dialogue this week put the focus on this area of ties.

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vendredi 12 janvier 2018

What’s behind Vietnam’s new military cyber command?

The institution is just the latest move by the government to respond to growing challenges in the cyber realm.

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mardi 9 janvier 2018

What’s next for Vietnam’s new military peacekeeping role ?

A closer look at the context behind some key developments in Hanoi’s contributions in this realm.

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mercredi 3 janvier 2018

Joint patrols put Vietnam-Thailand maritime ties in the headlines

The drills are a means both countries have been using to manage challenges within their strategic partnership.

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jeudi 31 août 2017

India-Vietnam point potent projectile at China

New Delhi may have quietly delivered its BrahMos supersonic missile system to Hanoi, a weapon that would tilt power dynamics and spike tensions in the South China Sea

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