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 VietNamNet Bridge – A short animated cartoon making contest was launched for amateur and professional filmmakers by the South Korean Cultural Centre yesterday, June 1.

HCM City’s leader visits RoK to foster multilateral cooperation

Politburo member and Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Le Thanh Hai on May 26 had separate meetings with officials of the Republic of Korea during his working visit to the country.

PM’s visit to RoK successful: Deputy FM

The conclusion of the Vietnam – Republic of Korea (RoK) free trade agreement talks is the most significant success in Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung’s working visit to the RoK on December 10-12, Deputy Foreign Minister Dang Minh Khoi told the media.

Vietnam wants to further friendship with India: President

Vietnam, Laos supreme courts talk to foster ties; Vietnam wants to further friendship with India: President; RoK President vows ODA priority to projects in Vietnam; Vietnam expects huge investment inflows from RoK

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 22/11

 Korea, Hong Kong emerge as major investors; Vietnam hosts largest German networking event; Customs warns of Chinese goods with Vietnam origin; Kumho Asiana eye Tan Van-Nhon Trach road project; C.bank governor’s words ease forex market

Political News 24/9

 Party General Secretary to visit the Republic of Korea; PM hails Vietnam-Russia anti-corruption efforts; President tours Central Highlands Kon Tum province; Foreign military attachés visit Diplomatic Academy; Lao leader welcomes Vietnamese guest

VN-Korea incubator park to be launched

 The Viet Nam-Korea Incubator Park (VKIP) will officially come into operation in June next year, local authorities have announced.

Vietnamese bride killed in Jeollanam-do, RoK

 Police in Jeollanam-do province south west of the Republic of Korea on July 29 found the dead body of a young Vietnamese woman in a local valley.

Vietnamese brides struggle in Korea

 VietNamNet Bridge – She has experienced very difficult times, but 28-year-old Truong Thi Kim Loan considers herself lucky.

V-KIST hoped to help Vietnam’s science & technology take off

 VietNamNet Bridge – V-KIST, a research institute to be set up in accordance with the South Korean Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) will be set up in Vietnam.

The South Korean wave in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam now has the great opportunity of attracting more investments from South Korea, especially the investments in high technology, said the Chair of Korean Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam.

Korea’s JYJ to promote 17th ASIAD in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – The famous South Korean band JYJ will arrive in Vietnam on October 24 as part of promotion for the 17th Asian Games (ASIAD) in 2014.

GOVERNMENT IN BRIEF 19/6

 First Korean-language newspaper hits shelves; PM calls for veterans to uphold political will; Vietnam-Austria relations develop well; Party leader sends off VN diplomats

$100,000 reward for Vietnam’s taekwondo talents

With the support from the Republic of Korea, the women’s national taekwondo team of Vietnam will be trained and guided by excellent experts to aim to Olympic medals in 2016.

Vietnamese bride hang herself in South Korea

VietNamNet Bridge - After seven years of marriage, Mrs. Truc was alleged to "willful suicide" in her husband's house in the city of Busan. The victim’s family has asked the authorities to clarify the incident.

Spring paintings of Vietnamese and Korean artists

VietNamNet Bridge – The artists of the two countries have brought to the exhibition "Vietnam – Republic of Korea, the arms of friendship" paintings with bright colors and the spring breath.

Two Vietnamese workers die in Korea

VietNamNet Bridge - While transporting iron to a construction site, a truck overturned, killing four people, including two Vietnamese workers who came from the central province of Quang Ngai on February 20.

Vietnam-RoK boost strategic cooperative partnership

On January 13-16, 2013, Mr. Kang Chang-hee, Speaker of the NA of the Republic of Korea paid an official visit to Vietnam.

Another Vietnamese bride commits suicide in Korea

According to the Vietnamese Embassy in South Korea, a Vietnamese woman named Nguyen Thi Diem Trinh was determined to have committed suicide in the city of Gumi, South Korea, on January 16.

Kpop 'intrudes' Vietnam’sculture in 2012

VietNamNet Bridge - In recent years, Korean music has made a stable foothold in Vietnam and created both positive and negative consequences.