Update news weapons

 VietNamNet Bridge – Military officers in the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) province of Dak Lak have reported that they found a large quantity of weapons.

Police smash illegal weapons’ trade in Can Tho

 VietNamNet Bridge – Police in Can Tho Province yesterday (Aug 11) raided a house in Can Tho City’s An Hoi Ward and seized a large amount of lethal weapons of unclear origin stored there.

Public Security Ministry proposes to arm traffic police

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Public Security has proposed to let local police use weapons given the number of people attempting to resist arrest or confrontations, especially with traffic police.

Large amount of weapons confiscated at HCM City airport

Customs and police officers at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City seized a consignment of military weapons smuggled in on a flight from Turkey, the Tan Son Nhat airport customs office said on July 31. 

Russia begins massive air force exercise

 Russia's military forces have begun a large exercise involving around 250 aircraft and 12,000 service personnel, according to its defence ministry.

Belgian anti-terror raid in Verviers leaves two dead

 Two suspected jihadists have been killed in an anti-terror operation in eastern Belgium, officials say.

Shortcomings remain in efforts to enforce aviation regulations

 VietNamNet Bridge – Poor enforcement of aviation regulations has reached an alarming level, Vo Huy Cuong, deputy director of the Civil Aviation Authority of Viet Nam, told Hai quan Newspaper.

Ukraine says forces retake two more rebel-held cities

 The Ukrainian government says its forces have retaken two more eastern cities from pro-Russian rebels.

Arrest warrant issued for Thai protest leader on rebellion charges

 The Thai Criminal Court on Monday issued an arrest warrant for protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban on rebellion charges.

Vietnam buys six submarines

 VietNamNet Bridge – In a recent meeting with voters of Phu Cu district in Hung Yen province, Defense Minister Phung Quang Thanh said that to modernize the army, Vietnam has ordered six submarines.