Philippines to get frigates, gunboats, helicopters as tension simmers

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The Philippines aims to buy two frigates, two helicopters and three gunboats for deployment in the South China Sea where a territorial dispute with China has lent urgency to the need to bolster forces, a Philippine navy officer said on Wednesday.

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Vietnam's sea dispute arbitration case vs China promotes peace: Manila

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Vietnam's sea dispute arbitration case vs China promotes peace: Manila

Vietnam has helped ensure peace in the South China Sea dispute with Beijing by following the Philippines in seeking UN arbitration, Manila said, despite the fact that Beijing has refused to take part.

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Russia to hand over 3rd kilo submarine to Vietnam tomorrow

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Russia to hand over 3rd kilo submarine to Vietnam tomorrow

The St. Petersburg-based Admiralty Shipyards is preparing to hand over the third of six diesel-electric submarines on order to the Vietnam Navy on December 10, according to the Russian news agency Interfax.

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Russia to hand over 3rd kilo submarine to Vietnam

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Russia to hand over 3rd kilo submarine to Vietnam

The St. Petersburg-based Admiralty Shipyards is preparing to hand over the third of six diesel-electric submarines on order to the Vietnam Navy on December 10, according to the Russian news agency Interfax.

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Vietnam to boost defense development, improve military combat capacity

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Vietnam to boost defense development, improve military combat capacity

The Party and Government of Vietnam are determined to develop its defense industry and improve the combat capacity of its army, including its naval and air forces, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has said.

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City children's hospital construction begins

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung last Saturday kicked off the construction of the 1,000-bed HCM City Paediatrics Hospital, which when finished in 2016 will be the city's third hospital for children.

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PM inspects building of fast-attack missile boats

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PM inspects building of fast-attack missile boats

VGP – PM Nguyen Tan Dung on December 6 met with the staff of Ba Son Corporation, a Defence Ministry’s unit which is building a batch of six fast-attack missile boats Molniya that use Russian technology.

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Vietnam to build more Russian missile boats

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Vietnam to build more Russian missile boats

Vietnam's High Naval Command held a conference on Tuesday to review the construction of two Tarantul-Class corvettes. Rear Admiral Nguyen Van Ninh, Deputy Commander of the Vietnam People's Navy, attended the event. Photos: Duy Khanh

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Germany says Ukraine rebels downed MH17 with seized missiles

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Germany says Ukraine rebels downed MH17 with seized missiles

Kiev and the West have previously charged that Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was blown out of the sky in July by separatist fighters using a BUK surface-to-air system supplied by Russia, charges denied by Moscow.

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'Maximum cooperation' demanded on MH17: Dutch PM

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'Maximum cooperation' demanded on MH17: Dutch PM

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has spoken to Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Asia-Europe (ASEM) in Milan, demanding Russia's maximum cooperation in resolving the MH17 disaster.

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MH17 crash: Dutch minister says passenger 'wore oxygen mask'

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MH17 crash: Dutch minister says passenger 'wore oxygen mask'

Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans has said that one of the 298 people killed in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane over eastern Ukraine was found wearing an oxygen mask.

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North Korea, already under UN sanctions, prepares launch site for longer-range rockets: report

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North Korea, already under UN sanctions, prepares launch site for longer-range rockets: report

North Korea, already heavily sanctioned by the United Nations for its missile and nuclear tests, has completed a major overhaul of its rocket launch site, a U.S. think tank said on Thursday, enabling it to fire larger, longer-range rockets.

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Navy video shows Tomahawk missiles launched against IS targets in Syria

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U.S. Navy video shows the guided-missile cruiser U.S.S. Philippine Sea launching Tomahawk missiles against Islamic State targets.

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Families of German MH17 victims to sue Ukraine: lawyer

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Families of German MH17 victims to sue Ukraine: lawyer

BERLIN, Sept 21 - Relatives of German victims of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 plan to sue Ukraine and its president for criminal negligence for not closing the country's airspace, a lawyer said Sunday.

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India tightens Vietnam defence, oil ties

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India extended a $100 million export credit to Vietnam for defence deals and tightened energy ties on Monday during a visit to Vietnam by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee.

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