ASEAN Navies expand cooperation for marine environmental protection and preservation

ASEAN Navies expand cooperation for marine environmental protection and preservation

PANO – The opening ceremony for a batch of events of International Fleet Review (IFR 2017), the 11th ASEAN Navy Chiefs' Meeting (ANCM-11) and the first ASEAN Multilateral Naval Exercise (AMNEX-1) was held at Dusit Thani Pattaya Hotel, Thailand, on November 19.

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Party leader inspects training at National Shooting Range

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, who is also Secretary of the Central Military Commission, inspected the training for combat readiness at the National Shooting Range Region 1 on November 19.

Deputy Defense Minister inspects MR7’s technical work

PANO – A mission from the Ministry of National Defense, the General Staff and the General Department of Technical Services, led by Senior Lieutenant General Be Xuan Truong, member of the Party Central Committee, member of Central Military Commission and Deputy Defense Minister, inspected the implementation of technical work of Military Region (MR) 7, on November 17.
Vietnam, Cambodia promote defense cooperation

PANO - Senior Lieutenant General Tran Don, Vietnamese Deputy Defense Minister paid a courtesy visit to General Pol Saruon, Commander in Chief of the Royal Cambodian Army (RCA) on the occasion of the 2017 Vietnam Trade Fair in Cambodia.

Training course for international defense officials concludes

PANO - The National Defense Academy concluded the fourth training course for international defense officials on November 17. The event was chaired by Lieutenant General Tran Viet Khoa, member of the Party Central Committee, member of the Central Military Commission and the Academy’s Director, and attended by representatives of embassies and foreign defense detaches in Hanoi.
Free health check-ups for needy people in Cambodia

PANO - The Kien Giang provincial Border Guard Command, in collaboration with the Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Association, the Red Cross Society (VRC) of Kien Giang province and Saigon-Kien Giang Beer Joint Stock Company, on November 18 provided free health check-ups and medicines and presented gifts to needy people in Xay Soc Dong commune, Kampontrach district, KamPot province, Cambodia.

Military hospital operates advanced medical machine

PANO – Military Hospital 102 of the Logistics Department of Military Region 9 started the operation of the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system to diagnose military and civilian patients, on November 17.
US author lectures on VN legendary spy Pham Xuan An

American historian Larry Berman, author of a book on Vietnamese legendary spy Pham Xuan An, has spoken about the famous spy with students from the Ho Chi Minh City University of Social Sciences and Humanities (USSH).

Public awareness of UXO consequences raised

PANO - The Vietnam Bombs and Mines Action Support Association (VBMASA) held a conference on Nov. 10 in Hanoi to review its task performance over the past three years.
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