Villagers holding police captive seek dialogue with Hanoi authorities

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

Villagers of a commune in outer Hanoi, who have held law enforcement officers hostage since last weekend, are looking forward to a dialogue with authorities as soon as possible in order to resolve the escalating land dispute.

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Nearly half of 38 police held in disturbance outside Hanoi freed

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

Fifteen out of nearly 40 law enforcement officers held captive by residents of a commune outside Hanoi since last weekend have been released, with three others escaping, authorities said while giving a detailed account of the escalating situation on Tuesday.

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India, China navies stop suspected Somali pirate attack on merchant vessel

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

A Chinese navy ship supported by an Indian navy helicopter thwarted an attack by suspected Somali pirates on a Tuvalu-flagged merchant ship, India's defense ministry said on Sunday.

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North Korea may have launched several missiles Wednesday: Kyodo

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(s) ago

North Korea may have launched several missiles on Wednesday morning, Kyodo News reported, citing a Japanese government source.

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South Korea, U.S. begin large-scale annual drills amid North Korea tension

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago

South Korean and U.S. troops began large-scale joint military exercise on Wednesday conducted annually to test their defense readiness against the threat from North Korea, which routinely characterizes the drills as preparation for war against it.

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U.S. considers Zumwalt for possible deployment near S. Korea

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SaiGon GP English 6 month(s) ago

The chief of the U.S. Pacific Command said last month that the Navy's newest Zumwalt destroyer could be deployed near South Korea to deter North Korean aggression, the defense ministry said Monday, source from the Yonhap.

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China military to hold secret anti-graft inspections over holidays

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Báo Dân Trí English 8 month(s) ago 1 related news

China's armed forces will carry out secret inspections over the new year holidays, both Western and lunar, to ensure orders against corruption are being followed, the defense ministry said on Thursday.

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South Korea, Japan agree intelligence-sharing on North Korea threat

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Báo Dân Trí English 9 month(s) ago

South Korea and Japan signed a military intelligence pact on Wednesday to share sensitive information on the threat posed by North Korea's missile and nuclear activities, the South's defense ministry said.

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Defense ministry concludes deal to secure site for THAAD

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SaiGon GP English 9 month(s) ago

South Korea's defense ministry concluded a deal Wednesday to acquire a site for an advanced U.S. missile defense system from Lotte Group, source from the Yonhap News Agency.

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Quang Tri to open route to Con Co Island

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SaiGon GP English 10 month(s) ago 1 related news

The People’s Committee of the Central province of Quang Tri has proposed the Government to open new tourism route to Con Co Island.

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Vietnam gives thumbs-up to U.S. regional role as pivot stumbles

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 10 month(s) ago

Vietnam supports U.S. "intervention" in the Asia-Pacific if it helps keep peace and stability, the defense ministry said, in a timely endorsement of a continued U.S. presence amid uncertainty over Washington's faltering "pivot".

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ASEAN and Japan agree to bolster defense cooperation

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Báo Dân Trí English 11 month(s) ago

Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Defense Minister, led a Vietnamese defense delegation to visit Japan at the invitation of the Japanese Defense Ministry and participated in the 8th ASEAN-Japan Deputy Defense Ministers’ Meeting in Japan from September 19 to 23.

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HCM City to tackle flooding at Tan Son Nhat Airport

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SaiGon GP English 11 month(s) ago

HCM City Party Secretary Dinh La Thang has urged HCM City authorities to develop a long-term plan to prevent worsening flooding at the country’s largest airport.

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North Korea ready for another nuclear test any time: South Korea

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Báo Dân Trí English 12 month(s) ago

North Korea ready for another nuclear test any time: South Korea

North Korea is ready to conduct an additional nuclear test at any time, South Korea's Defense Ministry said on Monday, three days after the reclusive North's fifth test drew widespread condemnation.

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Taliban attack in Afghan capital Kabul kills at least 24

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Báo Thanh Niên English 12 month(s) ago

Officials say a Taliban suicide attack near the defense ministry in Kabul has killed at least 24 people and wounded 91 others.

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