Vietnam is the first partner country for the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in Asia. VIR talks with Kim Jinoh, the newly-appointed country director of KOICA, on his mission and the agency’s efforts toward supporting Vietnam’s education, healthcare, and green growth sectors.
The Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the World Vision Foundation of the Republic of Korea launched a project to develop a local value chain for organic farm produce in Trieu Phong district of central Quang Tri province on February 21.
The central province of Thua Thien-Hue has set a target of luring 20 projects to its economic zones and industrial parks with a total investment of about VND6 trillion (US$272 million).
A workshop designed to provide vocational training on welding and pipe installation was opened at the College of Urban Works Construction in Gia Lam district of Hanoi on January 18.
Chief Judge of the Supreme People’s Court Nguyen Hoa Binh and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Yang Sung-tae held talks in Seoul on December 12 to discuss orientations to bilateral ties in the near future.
The People’s Police Academy inaugurated its e-library – a joint project with the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), during a ceremony in Hanoi on December 12.
The completion of a project assisted by the Republic of Korea (RoK) on enhancing the capacity of an occupational health and safety training centre of Vietnam was marked with a ceremony in Hanoi on July 14.
A technical assistance project for establishing Vietnam’s green city master plan, funded by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), kicked off in Hanoi on July 7.
VOV.VN - The CJ Group - the leading group of food material distribution from the Republic of Korea –has decided to officially plant chilli in Vietnam after six months successfully conducting a pilot project in southern Binh Thuan province.
The Ministry of Transport (MT) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) in Vietnam signed a record of discussion on the project for development experience exchange partnership in the transport sector, in Hanoi on June 14.
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) will offer US$20 million in non-refundable aid to the Vietnam National Mine Action Centre (VNMAC) for post-war bomb and landmine recovery efforts in the country.
A policy dialogue on official development assistance (ODA) between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) was held in Hanoi on June 8.
The central city of Danang will start construction of a first public book park for the community in An Hoa living quarters in Son Tra peninsula in May.
The central province of Quang Tri and the Korean International Cooperation Agency in Vietnam (KOICA) held a meeting on April 12 to review the progress of the RoK-funded “Happiness programme” in the locality.
VOV.VN - The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has granted HCM City a fund of US$5 million to make a feasibility study of the 14.5km long Metro Line No5 in stage 2's construction phase, connecting Bay Hien Intersection and Can Giuoc Bus Terminal in the city.
The Transport Ministry will conduct the feasibility study of a 550km-long railway line, linking Laos' Vientiane to Vung Ang in Vietnam’s central province of Ha Tinh from December 2015 to December 2017.
VOV.VN - Republic of Korea auto giant Hyundai Motor Group company officials on February 25 announced the opening of a job training centre in Hanoi, hoping that it will nurture skilled workers needed for the local automobile and construction industries.
Vietnam’s active participation in and strong commitments to the fight against climate change at the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 21) were highly valued by many countries, practically contributing to the success of the historic event.
Leaders of the central province of Binh Dinh and a delegation from the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) had a working session on December 9 to discuss unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the locality.
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)’s assistance to clear landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) has cemented agreements between the two countries, KOICA Vietnam Country Director Chang Jae-yun said.