Vietnam, RoK enhance environmental cooperation

Vietnamese Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha and Minister of Environment of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Han Jeoung-ae discussed environmental cooperation programmes between the two countries during their online talks on September 15.

ASIAN POWER In this Sept. 6, 2021 file photo, Japan’s Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi speaks to the members of the media after he inspected the British Royal Navy’s HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier (back) at the US naval base in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefec

Japan, Vietnam sign defense transfer deal

Japan can now give defense equipment and technology to Vietnam under an agreement signed on Saturday as the two countries step up their military cooperation amid worries about China's growing military influence.