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The East Sea is 'magnet' attracting many countries

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

Two Saigon FC members to play football in Japan

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 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 Sea

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.

Goalkeeper Dang Van Lam to play in Japan, Boss Duc is proud

Goalkeeper Dang Van Lam is going to play for Japan’s Cerezo Osaka club, turning the dream of Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) group’s President Doan Nguyen Duc of “exporting” Vietnamese football players into a reality.

Sai Gon FC plan to send players to Japan

This year, Sai Gon FC plan to send two players to compete for FC Ryukyu in Japan, who play in the J2 League.

Japan, UK voice concern over East Sea, East China Sea situation

Four ministers from Japan and the UK on February 3 voiced serious concern about the situation in the East Sea (South China Sea) and East China Sea and opposed any unilateral attempts to change the status quo, according to Reuters.

Vietnamese woman tests positive for nCoV on arrival in Japan

A 32-year-old woman from Hai Duong province has tested positive for the new coronavirus variant upon her arrival in Japan.

Japanese expertise to accelerate e-government

Japan and Vietnam are fostering bigger cooperation in building up an efficient e-government in the Southeast Asian nation, 

Vietnamese scientist in Japan discovers invasive plant’s health benefits

A research group led by Assoc. Prof. Tran Dang Xuan at Japan’s Hiroshima University recently publicised a study on the potential application of a grass species scientifically known as Andropogon virginicus which is good for human health.

Japanese maintaining operations thanks to quick-thinking action

Japanese businesses have deployed a number of new business models in Vietnam in 2020 in an effort to shelter from the storm of COVID-19.

Vietnam visits by foreign leaders in 2020 amid COVID-19

Visits to the nation by leaders of Laos, the Republic of Korea and Japan in 2020 have demonstrated a safe Vietnam in effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Japanese experts help with Thang Long Bridge repair

Repair work on the Thang Long Bridge is being sped up with participation from Japanese experts.

Vietnam excellent as ASEAN Chair despite pandemic: Japanese expert

Vietnam successfully accomplished its role as ASEAN Chair 2020 in the context of COVID-19’s impact being beyond imagination, the Director of the Vietnam Economic Research Institute (VERI), Hiroyuki Moribe, has said.

Japanese, Thai retailers compete in $200 billion retail market

After the lockdown this year, shopping malls began to be busy again in the 'new normal' situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Japan supports firms engaging in smart city building in Vietnam

The Japanese government will set up a fund worth JPY250 billion ($2.4 billion) to support Japanese companies' "smart-city" projects and to help further decarbonisation measures in Vietnam and other Southeast Asian nations, reported the Nikkei Asia.

Japanese Film Festival to kick off on Christmas Day

Japanese movies will be introduced to audiences during the 12th Japanese Film Festival (JFF) in Vietnam from December 25 this year until January 22, 2021.

The 12th Japanese Film Festival in Vietnam debuts

Japanese movies across different genres such as comedy, family, crime, anime, documentary, musical, sci-fi and so on will be introduced to Vietnamese audience from December 25, 2020 – January 22, 2021.

Japan to lift entry ban on travelers from 9 countries, regions including Vietnam

Japan will lift its entry ban on foreign travelers from China, South Korea, six other countries and Taiwan (China) from Nov 1, government officials said Friday.

Vietnam leading ASEAN-wide aims

ASEAN member states under the chair of Vietnam are beefing up efforts to fight the lingering coronavirus pandemic and prepare a recovery plan that will facilitate investment and trade inflows across the region.