The Tourism Department of the central coastal city of Da Nang held a ceremony to receive the first direct flight from Narita airport in Tokyo, Japan that returned to the city after a long halt due to the Covid-19 pandemic on March 26.
The Vietnam-Japan Joint Initiative has significantly contributed to improving the domestic business environment and raising Vietnam’s competitiveness in foreign direct investment attraction, said the Vietnamese Ministry of Planning and Investment.
Vietnam remains one of the 10 countries receiving the most remittances in the world, according to the recent Migration and Development Brief by the World Bank and the Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Hanoi on January 9 for former Prime Minister of Japan Suga Yoshihide, during which the Vietnamese leader noted his belief that bilateral relations will grow more comprehensively in the time ahead.
Lieutenant General Phung Si Tan, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People's Army, on October 10 hosted a reception for Matsuzawa Tomoko, Director for Defense Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific Region of the International Policy Division of the Defense Policy Bureau under the Japanese Ministry of Defense, who is also head of Japan’s experts' working group on peacekeeping.
Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) Dao Ngoc Dung had a working session with Japanese Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) Katsunobu Kato in Tokyo on September 5, suggesting that the Japanese side consider the exemption of residence tax and income tax for Vietnamese interns as applied to those from other countries.
Vietnam has arranged a booth designated to popularize the protection of its sovereignty over Truong Sa (Spratly) and Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelagos at a Vietnamese food and consumer goods fair in Osaka, Japan.