(VOV) - Park Geun-hye, 60-year-old leader of the Saenuri Party, defeated Moon Jae-in of the Democratic United Party (DUP) in the presidential election on December 19 to become the RoK’s first female President.
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has presented the “For the Cause of Culture, Sports and Tourism” insignia to Keum Gi Hyung, Director of the Republic of Korea Culture Centre in Vietnam.
Vietnamese seas and people are major highlights of a Vietnam National Day was held at the 2012 Expo in Yeosu, the Republic of Korea (RoK), on August 6.
Thousands of people gathered at the My Dinh National Stadium on April 27 to witness the official naming of Ha Long Bay as one of the New7Wonders of Nature.
Ha Long Bay has officially become one of the world's new seven wonders of nature, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
The 13th Asia Pacific Heads of Maritime Safety Agencies Forum (APHoMSA 13) will take place in Nha Trang city in the central province of Khanh Hoa from July 9-13.
Vietnam-Republic of Korea (RoK) relations have grown and flourished in recent years and 2012 will represent a landmark in the 20-year diplomatic ties between the two countries.
Bernard Weber, Founder-President of the New Open World, sent a letter of congratulations to Ha Long Bay for its winning the vote to become one of the new Seven Natural Wonders of the World.
Ha Long Bay is now listed among the new Seven Natural Wonders of the World, according to the New Open World Organization.
A delegation from the Vietnam Journalists Association led by its vice president Ha Minh Hue paid a working visit to the Republic of Korea from October 13-19.
The Republic of Korea (RoK) will hold a seminar on MICE (Meeting, Incentive, Convention and Exhibition) tourism in Hanoi on October 7 with the participation of around 180 Vietnamese and Korean delegates.
Vietnam’s cultural and tourism week will be held in Pusan, the Republic of Korea (RoK) from August 25-29.
The Official Korea Tourism Organisation has invited pop singer My Linh to act as Korean tourism ambassador to Vietnam in 2011.
A website was launched in Hanoi on May 12 to promote online votes for Ha Long Bay of Vietnam and Jeju Island of the Republic of Korea (RoK) to become one of 7 new World Natural Wonders.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and ASEAN leaders attended the ASEAN Plus One Summit, ASEAN Plus Three Summit with China, Japan and the Republic Korea and the ASEAN-India Summit in Hua Hin, Thailand on October 24.