Development of space weapons and risk of a space arms race

Development of space weapons and risk of a space arms race

Wednesday, November 24, 2021, 06:48 (GMT+7)
During the Cold War, the U.S. conducted a research program to develop ground-based anti-satellite (ASAT) ballistic missiles with nuclear and conventional warheads. In fact, it has successfully tested the RIM-161 Standard Missile, capable of directly attacking low-earth orbit satellites. Currently, the U.S. is also testing missiles launched from a reusable X-37 space plane for destroying targets on earth

The U.S. and the Philippines repair treaty alliance

The U.S. and the Philippines repair treaty alliance

Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 08:22 (GMT+7)
US-Philippines relations, which have come under strain over the past 5 years, have apparently warmed again as Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has decided to fully restore the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the US of which he ordered revocation in February 2020. What caused their bilateral relations to turn sour and Manila to abruptly pivot back to Washington has drawn widespread attention

Military Party Committee and entire military continue to step up studying and following Ho Chi Minh’s thought, morality, and lifestyle, building a strong military to meet new requirements and missions

Military Party Committee and entire military continue to step up studying and following Ho Chi Minh’s thought, morality, and lifestyle, building a strong military to meet new requirements and missions

Thursday, July 08, 2021, 09:51 (GMT+7)
The building of Viet Nam People’s Army (VPA), strengthening of national defence, protection of the Homeland, prevention and response to natural disasters, epidemics, pandemics, and nontraditional security place increasingly high demands, requiring the entire Party and people in general, the Military Party Committee and whole military in particular to continue to strictly implement Conclusion No. 01-KL/TW of the Politburo (13th tenure).

"Vietnamese modern poetry only has New Poetry and Young Poetry" - an absurd argument must be rejected

"Vietnamese modern poetry only has New Poetry and Young Poetry" - an absurd argument must be rejected

Monday, December 14, 2020, 06:55 (GMT+7)
In recent times, some people have stated that “Vietnamese modern poetry only has New Poetry and Young Poetry,” insisting that the poetry during the resistance wars against French colonialists and American imperialists was merely “illustrative” and “rustic.” These are not only an unfounded argument but also a worrying deviation as the result of “peaceful evolution” or “self-evolution,” which must be identified and excluded from cultural and social life

Criticising the idea to call for military alliances

Criticising the idea to call for military alliances

Saturday, January 25, 2020, 11:49 (GMT+7)
Behind the seemingly impartial actions and deeds are great powers’ ambitions of strategic interests. This will lead to not only the destruction of socio-economic spaces, downgrading of development of the countries, but also civil wars, separation, destruction of the country, collapse of sovereign regimes and states, and risk of instability.

Military youth prevent and fight against hostile, wrong viewpoints

Military youth prevent and fight against hostile, wrong viewpoints

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 08:51 (GMT+7)
The task of preventing and combating hostile, wrong viewpoints is an important part of the Homeland protection cause and the responsibility of the whole political system under the Party’s leadership. Accordingly, Military youth are the objects of hostile sabotage and in the vanguard of this task

Why do the hostile forces exploit religions to sabotage our revolution?

Why do the hostile forces exploit religions to sabotage our revolution?

Monday, December 17, 2018, 15:23 (GMT+7)
Recently, there have appeared some so-called “religious” organizations with their principles and purposes contrary to the Party and State directions aiming at sabotaging our national revolution. Why do they exploit religions to eradicate the leadership of the Communist Party and the socialist regime in Vietnam?

Our Party! Our Pride: Achievements and Challenges

Our Party! Our Pride: Achievements and Challenges

Saturday, July 21, 2018, 10:05 (GMT+7)
For nearly 90 years, under the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam and President Ho Chi Minh, our people have recorded great achievements in the cause of national liberation, and building and safeguarding the socialist Vietnamese Fatherland

Key points of the U.S. new national security strategy

Key points of the U.S. new national security strategy

Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 09:50 (GMT+7)
In response to the complexity of the situation in the region and the world, in late 2017, US President Donald Trump announced the National Security Strategy (NSS). This is the first time the NSS of a super power has been published in the first year in office of a president. Following are the main points of Trump’s Administration’s NSS

Properly handling relationships with great powers - a determinant to firmly preserving national independence, self-reliance and sovereignty in the process of international integration

Properly handling relationships with great powers - a determinant to firmly preserving national independence, self-reliance and sovereignty in the process of international integration

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 07:35 (GMT+7)
Realities of the Vietnamese revolution have highlighted the significance of “diplomatic front” to the previous cause of national liberation and the current one of building and defending the Homeland alike. According to Resolution of the 12th National Congress of the Vietnamese Communist Party, “deepening relationships with partner nations, especially strategic ones and great powers, is essential to national development and security, effectively translating established relationship framework into practice”

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.