Thursday, August 13, 2020, 09:14 (GMT+7)

A snapshot of the two gulfs in the East Sea

A snapshot of the two gulfs in the East Sea

Saturday, August 08, 2020, 19:43 (GMT+7)
Located in the Northwestern portion of the East Sea between Vietnam and China, the Gulf of Tonkin is one of the largest saltwater gulfs in the world, covering an area of about 126,250 square km, with its widest place of about 310 km, and narrowest place of about 207 km.

Agreement on Historical Water between Vietnam and Cambodia

Agreement on Historical Water between Vietnam and Cambodia

Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 06:43 (GMT+7)
Because there hasn’t been a demarcation agreement on the sea border between Vietnam and Cambodia, on July 7, 1982, the two countries signed an Agreement on "Historic waters of Vietnam and Cambodia", aiming to reach an agreement on the legal sovereignty of the islands, the scope and powers of management, exploitation and use of resources in the historical waters of each country

The 2nd Corps enhances combat strength

The 2nd Corps enhances combat strength

Monday, July 13, 2020, 10:20 (GMT+7)
Thoroughly grasping the Party’s viewpoints and guidelines on defence, military and Fatherland protection and its assigned tasks, over the past years, the Party Committee and Headquarters of the 2nd Corps have thoroughly deployed all of its tasks, focusing on implementing the breakthroughs to improve the overall quality and combat strength.

The Military actively participates in search and rescue at sea

The Military actively participates in search and rescue at sea

Tuesday, July 07, 2020, 08:08 (GMT+7)
With the spirit of “regardless of the danger” and “all for the people", the Military has always been at the forefront and timely present at the place of natural disasters and incidents; thereby clearly demonstrating its pioneering and core role in responding to incidents, overcoming the consequences of natural disasters, and SAR on sea.

Post-Islamic State Era terrorist threats

Post-Islamic State Era terrorist threats

Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 07:22 (GMT+7)
Besides searching for new areas of operations, it has also changed its ways of recruitment, ways and means of conducting the attacks. While the attacks with guns, knives, transport vehicles and hot weapons are still carried out effectively, they have also begun to deploy low altitude missiles, tanks and amoured vehicles, or even drones for their attacks. Previous primary targets of attacks, e.g. airports, metro stations, now have been changed to crowds, such as: carnivals, cultural and artistic events which are prone to large casualties.

Promoting the Military’s core role in responding to natural calamities, and search and rescue

Promoting the Military’s core role in responding to natural calamities, and search and rescue

Tuesday, June 09, 2020, 09:28 (GMT+7)
Given the complications of global climate change and the risk of serious incidents and disasters during the process of modernisation and industrialisation of the country, the Military should advise the Party and the State to direct the ministries, sectors and localities to study and give out anticipation and warning about the probable disasters and diseases as foundation for the making of strategies and policies for socio-economic development in combination with the building of projects and plans for responding to the situations.

Strategic competition between Russia and the U.S. in the Middle East

Strategic competition between Russia and the U.S. in the Middle East

Friday, May 22, 2020, 07:44 (GMT+7)
In 2015, experts across the globe raised a lot of questions about Russia’s decision on military intervention in Syria. However, in 2019 and especially in the beginning of 2020, the effectiveness of that decision has been proved and Russia’s status in the Middle East has been increasingly raised. That has posed a considerable challenge to the U.S. in the strategic competition in this region

The battlefield of Idlib - the ending of the "mini world war" in Syria

The battlefield of Idlib - the ending of the “mini world war” in Syria

Thursday, April 16, 2020, 14:44 (GMT+7)
Since the end of 2019, with the comprehensive support from Russia and Iran, the Syrian Armed Forces have launched a military campaign to liberate Iblib and annihilate the remnants of terrorist organisations right at their ultimate base. This campaign is of paramount importance to the fate of Syria and the global war on terror

The U.S. Greater Middle East Strategy and its implications

The U.S. Greater Middle East Strategy and its implications

Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 07:11 (GMT+7)
In the national history of America, from the presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower (the Cold War) until now, Washington has kept implementing a Strategy for the Greater Middle East in order to comprehensively control this important region. The Strategy has been making impacts on peace, security, and stability of the region and the world as well

NATO – 70 years of existence and recent divergence

NATO – 70 years of existence and recent divergence

Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 21:52 (GMT+7)
Due to the concern about instabilities in the Trans-Atlantic relations, European Union, including some key members of NATO, is thinking about building a self-reliant and independent defence to reduce their dependence on the U.S security umbrella.

National Assembly commences ninth session
Deputies will also deliberate and vote on some important drafts such as the resolution on the law and ordinance making programme for 2021, adjustments to the law and ordinance making programme for 2020, resolutions ratifying the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA)
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