VOV.VN -Both nations have agreed upon major orientations and specific measures to deepen the Vietnam-Japan strategic partnership in a more comprehensive, pragmatic and effective manner in the time ahead, and highlighted 2018 as the year marking the start of a new stage in the bilateral relationship.
VOV.VN -Japan attaches great importance to relations with Vietnam and wishes to reinforce the extensive strategic partnership, said Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on April 10 while receiving Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich, currently on an official visit to Japan at the invitation of his counterpart Onodera Itsunori.
The legislative bodies of Vietnam and Japan should bolster collaboration at international and regional forums, particularly the Inter-Parliamentary Union, the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly and the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF).
Vietnam and Japan should pioneer in speeding up the signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) as the two nations have a strategic partnership, traditional friendship and time-honoured trade, and investment ties, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
VOV.VN - Vietnam welcomed numerous leaders from around the world who made official visits to the country in 2017, many of them visiting the nation for the first time.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc made a telephone call to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on December 22, during which they highlighted exchanges of high-ranking leaders, including the first ever State visit to Vietnam by the Japanese Emperor and Empress and the trips made by both PMs.
Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh hosted a reception for Sounoura Kentaro, adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in Hanoi on December 11.
VOV.VN - Vietnam considers the success of Japanese enterprises in the country as the success of its own, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has told Sonoura Kentaro, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister of Japan.
The ASEAN + 3 Summit took place in Manila, the Philippines, on November 14 with the attendance of leaders from 10 ASEAN member states and Japan, China and the Republic of Korea.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, launched the Vietnam-Japan cultural space in Hoi An ancient town, the central province of Quang Nam, on November 11.
President Tran Dai Quang and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed to work closely together to further develop the Vietnam-Japan intensive strategic partnership in the future at their meeting in the central city of Da Nang on November 10 as part of the ongoing APEC Economic Leaders’ Week.
VOV.VN - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in the central city of Da Nang for the APEC 2017 Economic Leaders' Week on the evening of November 9.
Vietnam considers Japan as an important and long-term partner, President Tran Dai Quang stated while giving a reception for Japanese Minister of Economic Revitalisation Toshimitsu Motegi in Hanoi on November 7.
VOV.VN - President Tran Dai Quang has stressed that the Vietnam-Japan relations have been growing steadily as the two nations have now become strategic partners for peace and prosperity in Asia.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on November 1 sent a letter of congratulations to Shinzo Abe on his re-election as Prime Minister of Japan.
The Egg Summit 2017 is taking place in Hanoi for the first time from October 23-25, gathering 120 businesses in the poultry farming industry from 30 countries and territories.
Defence Minister Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich received Katsuyuki Kawai, special adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in Hanoi on July 17.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s visit to Japan on June 4-8 aims to reinforce the comprehensive economic cooperation between the two countries and enhance economic-trade and investment ties at central and local levels.
VOV.VN - The talks between Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made the headlines in major newspapers in Japan.
VOV.VN - June 6 was seen as a busy day full of activities for Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in Japan, including talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and meetings with Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko and leaders of some political Parties and businesses.