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Japanese Embassy in Vietnam to open condolence books for late PM Abe Shinzo

The Embassy of Japan in Vietnam has announced it will open a condolence book for late Prime Minister Abe Shinzo from 9am to 5:15pm on July 11 and 12.

Shinzo Abe – a close friend of Vietnam

For Vietnamese people former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is always a close friend who made significant contributions to developing and elevating the friendship and close relationship that exists between the two countries.

Vietnamese leaders offer condolences to Japanese government, people

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh cabled a message of condolences to President of the Liberal Democratic Party and PM of Japan Kishida Fumio over the death of former PM Abe Shinzo on July 8.

Virtual event to connect Vietnamese, Japanese firms in support industries

An online conference will take place from July 5 - 6 to connect Vietnamese and Japanese businesses in the support industries, aiming to help domestic firms seek partners and boost exports.

Chief of Staff of Japan Air Self-Defence Force visits Vietnam

Deputy Minister of National Defense and Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Tan Cuong received Izutsu Shunji, Chief of Staff of Japan Air Self-Defence Force, in Hanoi on June 28.

Da Nang university opens office in Japan

Dong A University, the first private university in the central region of Vietnam, has officially opened a representative office in Tokyo, Japan, to boost high-quality human resources and education cooperation between Vietnam and Japan.

Japan to recruit Vietnamese interns under newly signed MoU

Vietnam and Japan on June 20 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) relating to the technical intern training programme for Vietnamese interns in Japan.

Japanese firm opens 3.9-trillion VND resort in Da Nang

The Japanese-based Mikazuki Hotel Group opened the 13ha Mikazuki Japanese Resort & Spa in the central coastal city of Da Nang on June 8.

108 traditional Japanese dolls on display at Hanoi museum

As many as 108 traditional Japanese dolls of various sizes and types such as girl dolls, male dolls, zodiac animal dolls, and fairy dolls are on display at the Vietnam Women's Museum in Hanoi.

18 years in jail proposed for suspected murder of Vietnamese student in Japan

The procuracy agency of Osaka has proposed a sentence of 18 years in jail for a Dominican man who allegedly murdered a Vietnamese student in the Japanese prefecture.

Japan revokes permit of intermediary body after mistreatment of Vietnamese intern

Japanese authorities have decided to revoke the permit of Okayama Sangyo Gijutsu Kyodo Kumiai after it failed to prevent the physical abuse of a Vietnamese man by his Japanese co-workers at a construction firm.

Japan to welcome back foreign tourists but not from Vietnam

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) announced that the Japanese Government had decided to welcome back international visitors from June 10, but Vietnamese will still be restricted from traveling to Japan.

Japan helps Vietnam with earth observation satellite project

JICA has signed a loan agreement with the Vietnamese Government to provide a Japanese ODA loan worth over 18,870 million yen for the Disaster and Climate Change Countermeasure project using the earth observation satellite.

Five antique Samurai swords exhibited in Hanoi

Five antique swords are being showcased at an exhibition themed of “Art of Samurai sword”, the first of its kind held at CHỌN de l'art Auction House on Bat Trang street in Gia Lam district of Hanoi.

Making organic products for export worth a try

Organic JAS, the Organic Japanese Agricultural Standard, will act as a passport for Vietnamese farm produce to enter the Japanese and global markets.

Petrolimex seeks to invest in oil refinery in Japan

At a teleconference chaired by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on March 24, the Vietnam National Petroleum Group (Petrolimex) proposed the prime minister allow it to begin research to invest in an oil refinery in Japan.

Vietnamese firms urged to expand ties with Japanese investors amid new trends

Domestic firms should consider expanding partnerships with Japan in new areas like smart city and startup incubation, suggested Dr. Vo Tri Thanh, Director of the Institute of Branding and Competition Strategy.

Japanese firm seeks to invest in biomass power in Vietnam

A leader of Japan’s power producer EREX said the corporation is seeking to invest in biomass power in Vietnam, which holds great potential for biomass power development.

Japanese company penalised for mistreatment of Vietnamese intern

Authorities of Japan on February 18 withdrawn the licence to receive foreign interns of a construction company where a Vietnamese apprentice was mistreated.

Japanese police arrest suspect threatening to shoot down Vietnam Airlines plane

A representative of Vietnam Airlines in Japan on February 17 confirmed that Japanese police had arrested a suspect who threatened to shoot down a passenger plane of the airline in January.