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RoK top legislator to visit Vietnam next week

RoK top legislator to visit Vietnam next week

Speaker of the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s National Assembly Chung Sye-kyun will lead a high-level delegation to visit Vietnam from April 24-26, the NA Committee for External Relations announced on April 20.

KDB urged to encourage RoK firms to invest in Vietnam

KDB urged to encourage RoK firms to invest in Vietnam

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has expressed his belief that the Korea Development Bank (KDB), with its prestige, scale and experience in the Republic of Korea (RoK), would continue encouraging more RoK firms to invest in Vietnam.

Learning Vietnamese to love Vietnam more

Learning Vietnamese to love Vietnam more

VOV.VN - Learning Vietnamese is becoming more popular with foreigners living and working in Vietnam. In addition to the language, they are learning more about Vietnam and its people.

Hung Yen calls for RoK investment

Hung Yen calls for RoK investment

Vice Chairman of the Hung Yen provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Phong called for foreign investment, including those from the Republic of Korea (RoK) at a workshop in Seoul on April 13.

ROK companies in Vietnam falling short in profitability

ROK companies in Vietnam falling short in profitability

VOV.VN - ROK transnational companies operating in Vietnam have fallen far short of their expectations to earn profits on their investment in the emerging market, said speakers at a business forum in Seoul on April 13.

Minister visits RoK to increase labour cooperation

Minister visits RoK to increase labour cooperation

Vietnam’s Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung paid a working visit to the Republic of Korea (RoK) from March 16-18 to promote bilateral cooperation in labour.

Improving labor quality for overseas workers

Improving labor quality for overseas workers

VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has called for better training to improve Vietnamese workers’ foreign language and career skills to make them more qualified for working overseas.

Japan takes badminton Asia mixed team championship

Japan takes badminton Asia mixed team championship

The Japanese team won the the Badminton Asia Mixed Team Championships 2017 after beating the Republic of Korea’s (RoK) team 3 – 0 at the Nguyen Du Gymnasium, Ho Chi Minh City on February 19.

RoK strawberry imports face new rules

RoK strawberry imports face new rules

Boxes of fresh strawberries exported from the Republic of Korea (RoK) to Vietnam must have “for Vietnam” written on them, according to new rules released on February 16 by Vietnam’s Plant Protection Department.

Tourism association suggests longer visa waiver for Europeans

Tourism association suggests longer visa waiver for Europeans

The HCMC Tourism Association has written to relevant authorities proposing lengthening the visa waiver for citizens of five Western European countries from the current one year to five years and the visa-free stay from 15 days to 30 days.

China remains Vietnam’s biggest trade partner

China remains Vietnam’s biggest trade partner

China remained Vietnam’s biggest trade partner in the first month of 2017, followed by the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the US, according to the General Department of Customs.

Vietnamese Film Day held in the RoK

Vietnamese Film Day held in the RoK

The 2017 Vietnamese Film Day will be organised in the Republic of Korea (RoK) for the first time, as part of activities to celebrate the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and the RoK.

6.5 million Vietnamese travel abroad in 2016

6.5 million Vietnamese travel abroad in 2016

Around 6.5 million Vietnamese traveled abroad last year, a rise of 15% over the previous year, and spent around US$7-8 billion, statistics of the Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA) showed.