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India Vietnam Hold Naval Exercise

Navies of India and Vietnam held a four-day maritime exercise off Cam Ranh Bay in Vietnam with an aim to boost operational cooperation. India-Vietnam Naval Exercise From the Indian side warships, INS Kolkata and INS Shakti participated in the annual exercise, comprising a harbour and a sea phase. The exercise was undertaken as a part of the ongoing overseas deployment of eastern ..

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China hikes defence budget by 7.5%

China has increased its defence budget by 7.5 per to $177.61 billion up from last year’s $165 billion. The 2019 Defence Budget of China stood at 1.19 trillion yuan (about $177.61 billion) which is three times the Indian Defence Budget. China’s Defence Budget China’s Defence Budget growth rate stood at 7.6 per cent in 2016, ..

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Thailand names Siamese Fighting Fish its National Aquatic Animal

The government of Thailand has approved the proposal to name Siamese fighting fish as the National Aquatic Animal. The decision for based on the recommendation of the National Identity Committee of Thailand which promotes Thai cultural pride forwarded its endorsement of the fighting fish. The government has approved the proposal owing to the cultural and ..

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Tran Dai Quang, current President of Vietnam passes away

Tran Dai Quang (61), the current President of Vietnam, has passed away in Hanoi on September 21, 2018. Quang was appointed to the role in April 2016. He is a former police general who presided over a crackdown on free speech in that one-party state. Originally from a small farming community 115 km south of ..

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3rd Indian Ocean Conference held in Hanoi, Vietnam

The third edition of Indian Ocean Conference was held in Hanoi, capital city of Vietnam from 27-28 August 2018. It was inaugurated by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Vietnamese counterpart Pham Binh Min, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam. Key Facts The third edition of the Conference was organised ..

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