Sakai, a leading prestigious newspaper in Japan’s Kansai region, recently carried an article expressing trust in Vietnam’s success in its ASEAN Chairmanship in 2020.
Vietnam is coordinating with Japan on the investigation of a Japanese company allegedly paying bribes to Vietnamese tax and customs officials, said Minister of Public Security To Lam on the sidelines of the National Assembly meeting on May 26.
VOV.VN - Both Vietnam and Japan have shared the difficulties faced during the course of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with leaders from the two countries participating in a series of bilateral and multilateral video meetings as a way of devising greater solutions to prevent the further spread of the epidemic.
VOV.VN - National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines, in collaboration with the Vietnamese embassy in Japan and other relevant agencies, conducted a special flight on May 25 to bring home 343 Vietnamese citizens who have been left stranded in Japan as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Japan’s NHK television channel has lauded Vietnam’s effective containment of COVID-19 with 324 infections and zero death.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade has requested that Japanese authorities move to seek solutions to facilitate the export of fresh lychee to the Far East country during this year’s harvest season, said Minister Tran Tuan Anh during a recent meeting held alongside Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Yamada Takio.
The Plant Protection Department at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) held a teleconference with Japanese partners on May 14 to discuss the completion of procedures for the first exports of fresh lychee to this market.
The Embassy of Vietnam in Japan is closely following the investigation into the murder of a Vietnamese technical intern and will carry out the necessary citizen protection measures to ensure his legitimate rights and interests.
VOV.VN - The Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has recently given Vietnamese airline Bamboo Airways permission to operate a direct air route that links Vietnam and Japan.
VOV.VN - Japanese consumers are likely to miss the first chance to taste Vietnamese fresh lychees this year as the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan (MAFF) has not sent experts to Vietnam to inspect its disinfection treatment system due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
VOV.VN - Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo stated his appreciation for Vietnam's effective coronavirus response measures and its impressive achievements in the COVID-19 fight during his phone talks with his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 4.
Vietnam is due to export the first batch of fresh litchi to Japan in late May this year.
VOV.VN - Vietnam on April 24 afternoon announced the discovery of an additional two new cases of COVID-19, who are Vietnamese students returning from Japan, thereby increasing the overall number of infections to 270, according to the Ministry of Health.
Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Toshimitsu Motegi has voiced his concerns over China’s establishment of districts to administer the Paracel (Vietnam’s Hoang Sa archipelago) and Spratly islands (Vietnam’s Truong Sa archipelago) in the East Sea (internationally known as the South China Sea), Japan’s Kyodo News reported.
Japan’s Asahi newspaper on April 21 ran a story commending Vietnam’s drastic quarantine measures in the fight against COVID-19.
VOV.VN - Two Eliciae MV20 ventilators manufactured by Japan’s Metran Co., Ltd were presented to Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Vu Hong Nam at a hand-over ceremony in Tokyo on April 20.
Vietnam on April 16 presented medical supplies as gifts of its government and people to their Japanese counterparts to support them in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Japanese Foreign Minister Motegi Toshimitsu on April 14 affirmed that his country highly values the leadership by Vietnam during the ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020.
VOV.VN -Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged ASEAN and its three partner countries show solidarity to overcome this difficult time while chairing the ASEAN+3 Special Summit on COVID-19 Response on April 14, with the the participation of China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea (RoK), alongside the leaders of 10 ASEAN members.
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has flied 12 Vietnamese citizens stranded in Japan back home on a flight on April 12, according to an representative of the airline.