A man from the Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam has gone to extraordinary lengths to establish a woodland that is now receiving orders from Europe and Japan.
VOV.VN - In the first seven months of this year, coal exports to Laos skyrocketed 16-fold in volume to 50,400 tons and 15-fold in value to US$4.3 million against the same period last year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Vietnam lost to Japan 22-25, 21-25, 16-25 in the quarter-final round of the SMM 19th Asian Women’s Senior Volleyball Championship held in the Philippines on August 15.
Chairman of the People’s Committee of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho Vo Thanh Thong on August 13 had a working session with a Japanese delegation to discuss cooperation opportunities in agriculture and personnel training in this sector.
VOV.VN - The embassies of Vietnam and Laos held a cultural exchange in Tokyo, Japan on August 10th to mark the 55th anniversary of Vietnam-Laos diplomatic ties and the 40th anniversary of signing their bilateral Treaty of Amity and Cooperation.
The Hanoi Taxation Department shared information about tax policies of Vietnam and Hanoi in particular with the Japanese firms operating in the capital city during a seminar on August 10.
Vietnam’s shrimp exports to China reached US$282.9 million in January-June, representing a year-on-year rise of 30%, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).
A Japan-funded project on operating reservoirs in emergency and manage floods effectively using a comprehensive disaster management platform was signed in the capital city of Hanoi on August 10.
A ceremony to sign a project on improving Hanoi’s capacity of managing water drainage works took place in the capital city on August 9.
A workshop focusing on the 50-year history of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was held in Tokyo, Japan on August 8 on the occasion of the bloc’s jubilee anniversary.
Ho Chi Minh City wants to enhance cooperation with businesses in Japan’s Hokkaido prefecture in agriculture, fishing and high-tech development, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem said.
Vietnam’s total export earnings hit US$17.5 billion in July, bringing the seven-month total to US$115.2 billion, up 18.7% annually, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
VOV.VN - Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have pledged to support Vietnam’s initiatives in dealing with regional security challenges on the fringe of the ongoing 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM 50) on August 8.
VOV.VN - The southern province of Dong Nai recorded a trade surplus of US$700 million for the six months running up to July of 2017 according to the provincial People’s Committee.
Foreign ministers of 10 ASEAN countries and three partners – Japan, China and the Republic of Korea (RoK) – have agreed to enhance financial cooperation to strengthen economic stability in the region.
Vietnam will work with Japan and Mekong nations to implement the 2015 Tokyo Strategy on Mekong-Japan cooperation and the Mekong-Japan Action Plan for Realisation of the New Tokyo Strategy for 2016-2018.
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines rescheduled seven flights from Japan to Vietnam on the morning of August 6 due to Typhoon Noru.
The Japanese New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation (NEDO) presented LED lights to 40 offshore fishing vessels in the central province of Quang Tri.
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) on August 2 held its second biannual discussion of the Vietnam-Japan Joint Initiative Phase VI, as well as future trade and investment opportunities between the two nations.
VOV.VN - The second runner-up of Miss Vietnam 2016, Thuy Dung, will represent Vietnam at the Miss International pageant scheduled to open on October 25th in Tokyo, Japan.