Quang Ninh armed forces build strong maritime militia and self-defence force

Quang Ninh armed forces build strong maritime militia and self-defence force

Sunday, June 26, 2022, 21:46 (GMT+7)
The Military Command of Quang Ninh province has advised the Provincial Party Committee, People's Council, and People's Committee on leading and directing the building of a strong maritime militia and self-defence force with high overall quality and combat readiness level, which is really the core force in performing local defence and military work.

Coast Guard Region 3 improves the quality and effectiveness of sea and island propagation

Coast Guard Region 3 improves the quality and effectiveness of sea and island propagation

Wednesday, June 15, 2022, 21:00 (GMT+7)
Along with comprehensively deploying all aspects of professional work, the Coast Guard Region 3 has focused on promoting the function of the “Working Army”, enhancing propagation on sea and islands, and promptly providing information to contribute to raising awareness and sense of responsibility, promoting the synergy of the whole political system, branches, levels, organisations, and individuals, and, particularly, bringing into play the role of fishermen in protecting sovereignty, political security, and social order and safety of the sea and islands of the Fatherland.

Vietnam Coast Guard improves the quality of coordination in law enforcement at sea

Vietnam Coast Guard improves the quality of coordination in law enforcement at sea

Friday, May 06, 2022, 15:20 (GMT+7)
The VCG, in compliance with the diplomatic policies of the Party and State, has actively exchanged, negotiated and signed multiple memoranda, cooperation agreements protocols and letters of intents with law enforcement agencies of countries, especially those with shared border and maritime boundary such as China, Indonesia, Cambodia, the Philippines, Malaysia, etc, and participated in various effective cooperation activities, which contributes to enhancing the law enforcement competence, position and prestige of the VCG regionally and globally.

Department of Electronic Warfare focuses on increasing combat strength to meet its task requirements

Department of Electronic Warfare focuses on increasing combat strength to meet its task requirements

Thursday, April 28, 2022, 14:09 (GMT+7)
To keep pace with the development of the Military build-up, national defence consolidation, and the Fatherland protection, on April 30th, 1992, the DEW under the General Staff was founded and initially performed its role as a leading office for electronic warfare and techniques of electronic warfare. As a new combat force of the Military, the Department’s organisational structure and equipment were limited. Technical support and staff members’ professional competence did not satisfy the DEW’s task requirements

Several solutions for the defence of seas and islands in the new situation

Several solutions for the defence of seas and islands in the new situation

Sunday, November 14, 2021, 12:08 (GMT+7)
Firmly protecting national sovereignty over seas and islands is responsibility of the entire Party, Military, and people; it is also an important factor in the country’s sustainable development. Amidst the complex, unpredictable developments in the world and the region, it is necessary to further improve national strength and build a solid posture of all-people national defence at sea in order to safeguard national sovereignty over seas and islands

Ho Chi Minh Sea Trail and its lessons for today’s national construction and protection

Ho Chi Minh Sea Trail and its lessons for today’s national construction and protection

Monday, November 01, 2021, 07:38 (GMT+7)
Under the direction of the Politburo and the Central Military Commission (CMC), in addition to organising Group 559 in charge of opening the land transport line along Truong Son mountain range, after undertaking researches and making all necessary preparations, on October 23rd, 1961, the General Command decided to establish Military Transport Group 759 tasked with transporting personnel, weapons, and equipment

The Programme titled "Vietnam Coast Guard accompanies fishermen"

The Programme titled “Vietnam Coast Guard accompanies fishermen”

Monday, October 18, 2021, 09:32 (GMT+7)
Grounded on the approval of the General Department of Politics, the VCG’s Party Committee Standing Board signed the Programme titled “VCG accompanies fishermen” with the provincial-level Party Committee Standing Boards of Quang Ninh, Hai Phong, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Khanh Hoa, Ba Ria - Vung Tau, and Kien Giang

Encouraging the Military’s role in production and economic development in the new situation

Encouraging the Military’s role in production and economic development in the new situation

Monday, October 18, 2021, 09:29 (GMT+7)
To meet the requirements set by the Homeland construction and protection in the new situation, grounded on its function and task, the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) has continued effectively combining production and economic development with defence-security consolidation via proper measures in accordance with the Party’s orientations and the State’s law

Provisions for mobilising civil forces and vehicles and enforcing the rights to chase ships at sea by Vietnam Coast Guard

Provisions for mobilising civil forces and vehicles and enforcing the rights to chase ships at sea by Vietnam Coast Guard

Monday, October 18, 2021, 09:27 (GMT+7)
In the process of conducting maritime law enforcement missions, under certain circumstances, prompt responses are urgently needed to stop persons, ships, and vehicles with violations of law from escaping and to rapidly search and rescue persons in distress as well as to opportunely remediate natural catastrophes and severe marine environment incidents. Accordingly, the Vietnam Coast Guard (hereinafter the VCG) is authorised to mobilise persons, ships, and civil technical vehicles and equipment in response to incidents provided by Article 16, the 2018 VCG Law

Regulations on the Vietnam Coast Guard’s use of weapons and professional technical means and equipment

Regulations on the Vietnam Coast Guard’s use of weapons and professional technical means and equipment

Saturday, October 16, 2021, 21:25 (GMT+7)
The Vietnam Coast Guard operates in complex maritime zones characterzied by challenges, particularly intensified territorial disputes and crimes in the East Sea. In order to fulfil its role as a key and specialized force in law enforcement at sea, the Vietnam Coast Guard is allowed to use weapons, explosives, supporting tools, professional technical means and equipment in accordance with statutory regulations

President Ho Chi Minh with Vietnam revolutionary press
President Ho Chi Minh’s journalistic views and career are very valuable guidelines for the development of the Vietnamese press today, especially when the country is developing the socialist-oriented market economy and undergoing globalisation and international integration.