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Batch of COVID-19 vaccine donated by Japan arrives in Vietnamicon
SOCIETY17/06/20210

Batch of COVID-19 vaccine donated by Japan arrives in Vietnam

Nearly one million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines donated by the Japanese Government arrived at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi on late June 16.

 
Japan to tighten border control for visitors from Vietnam, Malaysiaicon

Japan to tighten border control for visitors from Vietnam, Malaysia

VIETNAM & WORLD
01/06/2021

Japan plans to tighten its border control over travellers from Vietnam and Malaysia to prevent the spread of more contagious variants of the novel coronavirus.

Hidden world of Japanese maikos revealed through photo collectionicon

Hidden world of Japanese maikos revealed through photo collection

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
23/05/2021

A photo collection depicting Japan’s apprentice geishas, known as a maiko, is on display in Hanoi at the Japan Foundation Centre for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam.

Dang Van Lam optimistic about life at Cerezo Osaka despite language barriericon

Dang Van Lam optimistic about life at Cerezo Osaka despite language barrier

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
11/05/2021

Vietnam national team goalkeeper Dang Van Lam has admitted to struggling so far at Cerezo Osaka but remains positive about his journey in the J1 League this season.

Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun conferred upon Vietnamese scientisticon

Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun conferred upon Vietnamese scientist

VIETNAM & WORLD
11/05/2021

The Japanese Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City on May 10 announced the Japanese Government’s decision to bestow the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon upon Vietnamese Professor Vo Tong Xuan.

Japan, France concerned about China’s actions in East Seaicon

Japan, France concerned about China’s actions in East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
06/05/2021

Japan’s Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi on May 5 voiced grave concerns over China’s unilateral attempts to change the status quo in the East China Sea and the East Sea, during a meeting of the G7 foreign ministers in London, the UK.

Foreign Ministers of Vietnam, Japan seek to promote extensive strategic partnershipicon

Foreign Ministers of Vietnam, Japan seek to promote extensive strategic partnership

POLITICS
28/04/2021

Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son held a phone talk with his Japanese counterpart Motegi Toshimitsu on April 27, 

Tokyo prosecutors: No 'appeal' for Vietnamese girl murder caseicon

Tokyo prosecutors: No 'appeal' for Vietnamese girl murder case

SOCIETY
08/04/2021

Tokyo prosecutors have decided not to ask the supreme court to review a case involving a 9-year-old Vietnamese girl, who was killed in Chiba prefecture in 2017.

Japan expresses concerns over China’s action in East Seaicon

Japan expresses concerns over China’s action in East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
07/04/2021

Japan is deeply concerned about China’s repeated incursion into the East Sea and Japanese-administered Senkaku islands in the East China Sea, 

Vietnamese become second biggest foreign-born community in Japanicon

Vietnamese become second biggest foreign-born community in Japan

VIETNAM & WORLD
02/04/2021

Vietnamese for the first time surpassed people from the Republic of Korea (RoK) to become the second biggest foreign-born community in Japan, according to the largest data of the Immigration Services Agency of Japan (ISA).

Exhibition of paintings donated by Japanese collector opens in Da Nangicon

Exhibition of paintings donated by Japanese collector opens in Da Nang

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
30/03/2021

An exhibition of 22 paintings in a collection of works by Vietnamese artists titled “Houei” (Prosperity) of Japanese collector Itoh Toyokichi opened in Da Nang on March 29.

Japan court upholds life term for murderer of Vietnamese girlicon

Japan court upholds life term for murderer of Vietnamese girl

VIETNAM & WORLD
24/03/2021

A Japanese court on March 23 upheld a life sentence for Yasumasa Shibuya over the 2017 murder of a 9-year-old Vietnamese girl named Le Thi Nhat Linh.

Vietnam views Japan as strategic partner of leading importance: Top leadericon

Vietnam views Japan as strategic partner of leading importance: Top leader

POLITICS
23/03/2021

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong on March 22 held phone talks with President of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and Prime Minister of Japan Suga Yoshihide.

Japan supports Vietnam in building legal regulations on waste managementicon

Japan supports Vietnam in building legal regulations on waste management

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
11/03/2021

Cooperation in waste management and the building of emission-free circular economy was highlighted at the third meeting of the Joint Committee of Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE) and Japan’s Ministry of the Environment.

The East Sea is 'magnet' attracting many countriesicon

The East Sea is 'magnet' attracting many countries

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
11/03/2021

In early March this year, the East Sea saw the presence of warships from many countries.

Two Saigon FC members to play football in Japanicon

Two Saigon FC members to play football in Japan

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
27/02/2021

The Saigon football club has confirmed that its players Cao Van Trien and Tran Danh Trung will join Ryukyu FC in J-League 2.

Japanese journal: Vietnam to represent bright spot in global economy in 2021icon

Japanese journal: Vietnam to represent bright spot in global economy in 2021

VIETNAM & WORLD
23/02/2021

Many forecasts have outlined the nation’s economic growth in the year ahead, with a reputable UK bank forecasting that the Vietnamese economy is likely to reach a growth rate of 7.8%, while ADB has predicted it will reach a figure of 6.3%.

Japan enters war of notes on the East Seaicon

Japan enters war of notes on the East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
07/02/2021

Japan issued a diplomatic note at the time the US began a new government and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi had just completed a visit to nine ASEAN countries.