Leading Japanese retail group AEON will invest 2 billion USD to expand its network of commercial centres in Vietnam, raising the total to 25, according to General Director of AEONMALL Vietnam Iwamura Yasutsugu.
Five Vietnamese sailors were reported missing after a cargo vessel sank off the coast of Aomori prefecture in Japan on February 29, according to a Vietnamese official.
VOV.VN - Local businesses have been advised to diversify their export markets in a bid to avoid becoming heavily reliant on a single market whilst simultaneously restructuring the source of raw materials to ensure stable domestic production due to increasingly complicated developments relating to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, according to insiders.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on February 28 affirmed that the government is determined to continue implementing strong measures aimed at improving the investment environment, thus further facilitating foreign investors, including those from Japan.
Bamboo Airways and resort operator Vinpearl on February 27 signed a strategic cooperation agreement in the field of air-tourism service.
Hanoi has been working to enhance administrative reform and address difficulties in an effort to create an optimal investment climate for investors, Politburo member and Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Vuong Dinh Hue has said.
Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho Truong Quang Hoai Nam held a working session with representatives from Japan’s JERA Co. Inc. to discuss the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) at O Mon 1 thermal power plant in Can Tho.
The Japanese Government will provide a non-refundable assistance worth more than 482,000 USD for a project on women and child trafficking prevention in mountainous and remote areas of the northwestern border province of Dien Bien.
FAVIJA Olympic Tokyo, the biggest-ever football championship for Vietnamese in Japan, recently kicked off at the Vietnamese Embassy in Japan.
Miki House, a Japanese children’s clothing and product company, opened its first store in Vietnam on February 25.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese Party and State always consider Japan to be Vietnam’s leading, long-term partner, has said Tran Quoc Vuong, Politburo member and permanent member of the Secretariat of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee.
The Japanese Government will provide a non-refundable aid worth 1.88 billion JPY (16.84 million USD) for Ho Chi Minh City to upgrade its existing sewerage system using trenchless technologies.
VOV.VN - Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong has offered a message of congratulations to Japanese Emperor Naruhito on his birthday (February 23, 1960).
By now, the Ministry of Transport has not decided to suspend the air routes between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) in face of the complicated development of the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Northeast Asian country, a high-ranking official said on February 23.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on February 21 presented the first package of biologicals worth 1 million JPY (over 8,900 USD) to the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City in support of its response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
VOV.VN - Vietnam and Japan conducted a defence consultation meeting in Tokyo on February 21 in preparation for ASEAN Year 2020, with Vietnam sharing activities to be launched this year when it undertakes the role of ASEAN Chair and non-permanent member of the UN Security Council.
The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) has imposed no ban on flights to the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Japan during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, CAAV Director General Dinh Viet Thang has said.
Japan on February 21 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Vietnam’s southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City to strengthen the city’s urban railway management capacity.
Chairman of the People’s Committee of Hanoi Nguyen Duc Chung pledged to create the best possible conditions for Japan’s Uniqlo company to do business in the city, during a reception on February 20 for Uniqlo Vice President Koyama Noriaki.
VOV.VN - Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable exports suffered a fall of 20.6 per cent to US$280.79 million during January in comparison with the same period last year, according to statistics released by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.