Sunday, February 23, 2020, 04:28 (GMT+7)

Orientations for defence foreign affairs in 2020

Orientations for defence foreign affairs in 2020

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 19:08 (GMT+7)
In 2020, Vietnam will assume the role of ASEAN Presidency, marking 25 years of official participation in the ASEAN common home. At the same time, Vietnam will also assume the role of a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council for the 2020-2021 term.

Marine economic and defence combination in accordance with Resolution 36

Marine economic and defence combination in accordance with Resolution 36

Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 09:27 (GMT+7)
Resolution 36 continues to affirm the core values that have been defined in the Resolution 09-NQ/TW and has some new supplementations and developments with an overall guideline of: “Viet Nam must become a strong and rich country based on the sea; develop marine economy sustainably in association with ensuring national defense and security, maintaining independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity, strengthening foreign relations and international cooperation on the sea, contributing to maintaining a peaceful and stable environment that is conducive to development”.

Vietnam’s rights and obligations as a signatory to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982

Vietnam’s rights and obligations as a signatory to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 07:12 (GMT+7)
The UNCLOS 1982 has become effective since November 16th 1994. It has been seen as the world’s sea and ocean Constitution and a huge multilateral legal document (including 320 articles, 9 annexes, and over 1,000 legal norms), meeting the world’s aspirations for a new international legal order related to all issues on seas and oceans, including the seabed and seabed subsoil

Vietnamese, Chinese defence ministers hold talks in Hanoi

Vietnamese, Chinese defence ministers hold talks in Hanoi

Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 14:30 (GMT+7)
The talks were held between General Ngo Xuan Lich – Politburo member, Deputy Secretary of the Central Military Commission and Minister of National Defence of Vietnam – and Sen. Lt. Gen. Wei Fenghe – State Councillor and Minister of National Defence of China, who is paying an official visit to Vietnam from May 27 to 29

Foreign Relations Department promotes its key role in defence diplomacy

Foreign Relations Department promotes its key role in defence diplomacy

Monday, May 27, 2019, 15:10 (GMT+7)
As the leading agency of the Ministry of National Defence in foreign relations, in the past 55 years (May 28th 1964 – May 28th 2019), the Foreign Relations Department (FRD) has simultaneously fulfilled its assigned tasks. Bringing into play this glorious tradition, the Department has synchronously and proactively been implementing measures to improve the quality and efficiency of defence diplomacy in the time of international integration, making contributions to the protection of the Homeland by peaceful means

Promoting the spirit of independence, self-reliance and determination to fight and win in the Dien Bien Phu Campaign for the sake of national construction and defense

Promoting the spirit of independence, self-reliance and determination to fight and win in the Dien Bien Phu Campaign for the sake of national construction and defense

Tuesday, May 07, 2019, 08:01 (GMT+7)
65 years have elapsed, yet the significance of and historic lessons from the Dien Bien Phu victory continue to reverberate through Vietnam, giving added impetus to the entire Party, people and military’s path to reform, international integration, development and the construction and defense of the socialist Vietnamese Fatherland

Vietnam’s status negates all distortions

Vietnam’s status negates all distortions

Saturday, April 27, 2019, 18:11 (GMT+7)
One of the acts of sabotage by the hostile forces is to distort and negate the achievements in the renewal cause led by the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV). However, Vietnam’s increasingly high status in the international arena disproves all those distortions

Vietnam Coast Guard Law – A new legal basis for maritime law enforcement

Vietnam Coast Guard Law – A new legal basis for maritime law enforcement

Monday, February 18, 2019, 15:36 (GMT+7)
In its 6th meeting, Vietnam Socialist Republic National Assembly (Tenure XIV) passed the Coast Guard Law; this piece of legislation will be officially put into effect on July 1, 2019. This is a crucial legal basis for Vietnam’s maritime law enforcement, greatly contributing to the work of protecting the country’s maritime sovereignty, sovereign rights and jurisdiction and maintaining its maritime security and safety

Basic guidelines on the work of defence diplomacy in 2019

Basic guidelines on the work of defence diplomacy in 2019

Sunday, February 10, 2019, 13:37 (GMT+7)
In 2018, the defence diplomacy work was carried out amidst profound changes in the global and regional situation; the domestic situation was basically stable, but our country still faced a lot of difficulties and disadvantages which imposed higher requirements on this work. Clearly understanding that and grasping the Resolution of 12th National Party Congress and the Resolution 806-NQ/QUTW by the Central Military Commission (CMC) on defence international integration and diplomacy until 2020, the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) performed the work of defence diplomacy in a comprehensive, focalized manner

The Navy well conducts the work of defence diplomacy

The Navy well conducts the work of defence diplomacy

Saturday, October 27, 2018, 19:06 (GMT+7)
The Military’s defence diplomacy in general, the Navy’s in particular represents an important element in the military-defence work, aimed at maintaining peace and stability in the sea. Fully understanding that, over the past years, the Navy has focused on successfully carrying out the work of defence diplomacy via synchronous measures, thus contributing to safeguarding the national sovereignty over seas, islands and continental shelf

Top ten notable military events of the world in 2019
The year 2019 marked the transitional period of the world order from “unipolarity” to “multipolarity,” both creating opportunities and posing challenges for small countries’ defence of independence and self-reliance. The following outstanding military events selected by the National Defence Journal will give us a basic description of the world scene in 2019
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