Nonsan city in Chungcheongnam province of the Republic of Korea (RoK) on February 20 announced the opening of its trade office in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), becoming the RoK's first district-level locality to launch a trade office in Vietnam.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc met with representatives from organizations of Republic of Korea citizens living and working in Vietnam on December 1, ahead of his State-level visit to the RoK at the invitation of his counterpart Yoon Suk-yeol.
Nguyen Thi Tam Tinh has been selected by authorities in Seoul to become the first foreigner with Korean citizenship to receive the prestigious Daesang award in recognition of her dedication to charitable activities.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has called on the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s enterprises to increase investment in Vietnam and boost connectivity with local firms so that Vietnam can soon become a hub in regional and global value chains.
The Vietnamese National Assembly will continue studying policies and laws to create optimal conditions for businesses from the Republic of Korea (RoK) to increase their investments in Vietnam, NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue affirmed at a meeting with RoK Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum in Seoul on December 14.
For businesses, Vietnam partners with them in the spirit of harmonising interests and sharing risks, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh said, adding that the Vietnamese Government advocates offering all possible support to firms to restore production while ensuring pandemic prevention and control.
Cambodia’s Health Ministry on November 29 confirmed seven new COVID-19 cases, including a Cambodian-American woman who arrived in Cambodia on November 27 from the US via the Republic of Korea with other 56 passengers.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to suspend visa-free entry for overseas Vietnamese (OVs) from countries whose citizens have visa-free entry unilaterally halted, firstly the Republic of Korea and COVID-19-hit nations.
The Republic of Korea (RoK) signed memoranda of understanding (MoU) on defense cooperation with the Philippines and Singapore on November 26 on the sidelines of the ASEAN-RoK Commemorative Summit in the southern port city of Busan.
The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s LG Electronics plans to move its smart phone production to Vietnam to cut down losses for mobile devices business since the second quarter of 2017, Yonhap News Agency reported on April 24.
US President Donald Trump and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) leader Kim Jong-un began their second summit at Sofitel Legend Metropole hotel in Hanoi downtown at 6:30pm on February 27 (local time).