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

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

Japan thanks Vietnam for assisting military aircraft in trouble

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 escape

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: IMF

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 FM

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 restrictions

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 markets

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, 

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

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 Japan

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

Vietnam cooperating with Japan on probe of alleged bribery case related to Tenma Vietnam

Vietnam is coordinating with Japan on the investigation of a Japanese company allegedly paying bribes to Vietnamese tax and customs officials, said Minister of Public Security To Lam on the sidelines of the National Assembly meeting yesterday.

Vietnam holds advantages as investors look beyond China: Experts

Vietnam holds a number of advantages against other countries at a time when investors are looking to exit China, according to experts.

Foreign investors call for greater flexibility in Vietnam's upcoming PPP law

A lack of a unified legal framework governing PPP is the main factor that Vietnam’s infrastructure sector growth potential is capped at 6.1% per year through 2029.

Coronavirus: Japanese sumo wrestler dies at 28

Shobushi, aged 28, was the first sumo wrestler diagnosed with Covid-19 and died of organ failure.

IT engineer a “hot" job in Vietnam

Human resources in the information technology (IT) sector have been head-hunted in large numbers by both Vietnamese and foreign employers since the beginning of this year.

Vietnam ranks second in number of foreign students in Japan: JASSO

Vietnam has the second largest number of foreign students in Japan, according to the latest statistics from the Japan Student Services Organisation (JASSO).

Vietnam to benefit from Japanese firms shifting away from China: JETRO official

Vietnam is a strong candidate among the alternative investment destinations as Japanese enterprises are moving away from China due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Hirai Shinji, the Chief Representative of of JETRO in Ho Chi Minh City

Coronavirus: Japan doctors warn of health system 'break down' as cases surge

It comes as coronavirus cases in the country surge, leaving its doctors and hospitals stretched.

Coronavirus lockdown: Lessons from Hokkaido's second wave of infections

The Japanese city, which initially saw a drop in cases, is now facing a bigger wave of virus cases.

ASEAN 2020: ASEAN promotes cooperation in COVID-19 response

The online ASEAN Special Summit and ASEAN+3 Special Summit on COVID-19 response are taking place today in Hanoi.

Vietnam proactively promotes ASEAN joint efforts against COVID-19

Vietnam, as ASEAN 2020 Chair, has been proactively promoted joint efforts of the 10-member group in the fight against COVID-19 with the spirit of "cohesive and responsive", said Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung.