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VN firms export products to Japan via retail channelicon
BUSINESS14 hours ago0

VN firms export products to Japan via retail channel

As demand is very weak now in the world market, Vietnam needs to respect every new opportunity to boost exports.

 
ASEAN, Japan adopt COVID-19 economic resilience action planicon

ASEAN, Japan adopt COVID-19 economic resilience action plan

POLITICS
30/07/2020

Economic ministers in ASEAN member states and Japan approved the ASEAN - Japan Economic Resilience Action Plan at a virtual meeting chaired by Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh on July 29, 

Japanese firms choose Viet Nam for production expansionicon

Japanese firms choose Viet Nam for production expansion

BUSINESS
26/07/2020

Fifteen Japanese firms chose Vietnam as the destination for their production expansion within the Japanese government’s programme to support Japanese firms to diversify their value chains in foreign countries, according to JETRO.

15 Japanese firms to move China production lines to Vietnamicon

15 Japanese firms to move China production lines to Vietnam

BUSINESS
20/07/2020

Vietnam is expected to attract 15 Japanese firms of different sizes that will receive Japanese government’s subsidies to shift manufacturing plants out of China to diversify its supply chain.

Japanese governor honoured with Vietnam’s Friendship Medalicon

Japanese governor honoured with Vietnam’s Friendship Medal

POLITICS
17/07/2020

Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Vu Hong Nam, empowered by the State President, presented the Friendship Medal to Seiji Hagiwara, Governor of Mimasaka city in Japan’s Okayama prefecture, 

'Don't scream and be serious' Japan theme park tells rollercoaster ridersicon

'Don't scream and be serious' Japan theme park tells rollercoaster riders

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
09/07/2020

Fuji Q-Highland asks riders to "scream inside your heart" to minimise spread of droplets.

Japan thanks Vietnam for assisting military aircraft in troubleicon

Japan thanks Vietnam for assisting military aircraft in trouble

POLITICS
07/07/2020

The Japanese Embassy in Vietnam, on behalf of the Japanese Government, expressed gratitude to Vietnam for its assistance in repairing and refueling a P-3C plane from the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force in the past two months.

Carlos Ghosn: Japan ask US to extradite ex-Green Beret and son over Japan escapeicon

Carlos Ghosn: Japan ask US to extradite ex-Green Beret and son over Japan escape

SOCIETY
03/07/2020

The ex-soldier and his son are held in the US for allegedly helping the ex-Nissan boss flee Japan.

Vietnam GDP growth forecast in 2020 remains highest in Asia: IMFicon

Vietnam GDP growth forecast in 2020 remains highest in Asia: IMF

BUSINESS
29/06/2020

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) maintains its forecast for Vietnam’s GDP growth at 2.7% in 2020, the highest in Asia, and the pace is expected to speed up to 7% in 2021.

Japanese experts, entrepreneurs to arrive in Vietnam soon: Japanese FMicon

Japanese experts, entrepreneurs to arrive in Vietnam soon: Japanese FM

BUSINESS
24/06/2020

Some 440 Japanese experts and entrepreneurs are likely to travel to Vietnam by charter flight from June 25 to 27, according to Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi.

Vietnam, Japan agree on gradual easing of travel restrictionsicon

Vietnam, Japan agree on gradual easing of travel restrictions

POLITICS
20/06/2020

The Vietnamese and Japanese Governments have agreed to gradually ease travel restrictions between the two countries, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced.

Vietnam's “lychee kingdom” looks to conquer demanding marketsicon

Vietnam's “lychee kingdom” looks to conquer demanding markets

FEATURE
20/06/2020

Thieu lychee, a specialty fruit of Luc Ngan district in northern Bac Giang province, are expected to soon be readily-found in one of the most choosy markets in the world, Japan, 

Japan to ease travel curbs to four countries, including Vietnamicon

Japan to ease travel curbs to four countries, including Vietnam

TRAVEL
19/06/2020

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on June 18 that Japan is in talks to make exceptions to its entry ban on Australia, New Zealand, Thailand and Vietnam, as it seeks to ease travel restrictions imposed to stem the spread of COVID-19.

ADB trims Vietnam's 2020 GDP growth forecast to 4.1% on Covid-19icon

ADB trims Vietnam's 2020 GDP growth forecast to 4.1% on Covid-19

BUSINESS
18/06/2020

The country would remain the fastest growing economy in Southeast Asia, which is expected to bounce back to 6.8% in 2021.

Japan considers easing entry restrictions for Vietnamicon

Japan considers easing entry restrictions for Vietnam

TRAVEL
16/06/2020

Japan is about to make a decision to ease the entry ban on Vietnam in the first relaxation of travel restrictions that were imposed due to the spread of the new coronavirus.

Vietnam-Japan online trade exchange conference to be held on June 30icon

Vietnam-Japan online trade exchange conference to be held on June 30

BUSINESS
10/06/2020

An online trade exchange conference on consumer goods between Vietnam and Japan will be held by the Ministry of Industry and Trade on June 30 to help domestic producers gain broader access to the Japanese market.

UK to start post-Brexit trade talks with Japanicon

UK to start post-Brexit trade talks with Japan

BUSINESS
09/06/2020

Britain is embarking on negotiations over trade deals with countries around the world including the US.

Japan, Philippines, South Korea plan to reopen borders to Vietnamicon

Japan, Philippines, South Korea plan to reopen borders to Vietnam

TRAVEL
02/06/2020

Airlines of Japan, the Philippines and South Korea plan to resume international flights to Vietnam as the pandemic is deemed to subside in the country that has reported no deaths of Covid-19.