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Korean Coach Park Hang Seo has recommended his compatriot Gong Oh Kyun to the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) to replace him to lead the U23 Vietnam team after the 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) Games.


NA Chairman wraps up official visit to RoK, India

National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue arrived at Noi Bai international airport in Hanoi on December 19 night, successfully concluding the six-day official visit to the Republic of Korea and India.

President hosts Ly descendant in RoK

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 17 for Ly Xuong Can, a descendant of King Ly Thai To in the Republic of Korea and Vietnam's Tourism Ambassador to the RoK.

Vietnam-South Korea bilateral trade to hit $70 billion this year

The bilateral trade turnover between Vietnam and South Korea reached $63.4 billion in the first 10 months of 2021 and is likely to exceed $70 billion by the end of the year.

PM Chinh meets US President, other leaders at COP26

PM Pham Minh Chinh held an array of meetings with US President Joe Biden, President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan Ocha, and CEO and Chairperson of the Global Environment Facility(GEF).

RoK city to launch special publication in Vietnamese language

A special publication in Vietnamese language will be launched in Busan city of the Republic of Korea (RoK) on September 1, authorities of the city announced on August 31.

Vietnam serves as coordinator for ASEAN-RoK relations

Vietnam officially assumes the role as coordinator for ASEAN-the Republic of Korea (RoK) relations for 2021-2024 at the ASEAN-RoK Foreign Ministers’ Meeting held via videoconference on August 3.

Coach Park Hang Seo recruits more Korean assistants

Coach Park Hang Seo currently has seven Korean assistants, including Lee Young Jin, Park Chung Kyun, Kim Tae Min, Kim Han Yoon, fitness expert Park Sung Gyun, goalkeeping coach Kim Hyun Tae and doctor Choi Ju Young.

Teaching Vietnamese in Korea: Means of tightening bilateral ties

With Vietnam-Republic of Korea relations having been tightened over recent years, demand for studying Korean in Vietnam and vice-versa has increased accordingly. 

Festival dedicates to Korean kimchi

A festival dedicated to the Korea’s national dish, kimchi, will be held on Sunday, November 22 at the stadium of the Hanoi University.

Sa Pa to host Korean Cultural Day

The South Korean Cultural Centre and the Lao Cai Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism will hold Korean Culture Day in Sa Pa Town on Saturday.

Fire breaks out on vessel in RoK waters with 10 Vietnamese on board

A fire broke out on a vessel with 10 Vietnamese on board in waters off Tongyeong city in the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s southern province of Gyeongnam, at around 3.50 am on September 11, according to the Korea Coast Guard.

Vietnam to reopen air routes to RoK, Japan on September 15

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has built a plan to resume international air routes, firstly the ones linking with the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Japan on September 15.

RoK, Vietnamese artists pay tribute to ‘unending inspiration’

Twenty-four artists from the Republic of Korea and Vietnam are showcasing works in different media as a celebration of the beauty of women.

VN, S Korea aim for $100b bilateral trade turnover in 2020

Bilateral trade between Vietnam and South Korea is well on track to reach US$200 billion in 2020, said Kim Dong Bae, minister counsellor at the Republic of Korea’s Embassy in Vietnam.


Vietnamese athletes win six golds at world bodybuilding championships

Vietnamese athletes have won six gold medals at the World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Federation (WBPF) championships held in Jeju, the Republic of Korea.

FDI disbursement up despite decline in capital inflow

Disbursement of foreign direct investment saw a positive yearly increase of 7 percent to nearly $12 billion in the first eight months of this year, despite a fall in new FDI registered in Vietnam.

VN to train in Korea for AFF Cup

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Viet Nam national football team will have three friendly matches in South Korea to prepare for the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Cup 2018.

Vietnamese students form second largest community in South Korea

 As many as 8,293 Vietnamese students are studying in the Republic of Korea (RoK), accounting for 7.8 percent of the total number of international students in the country, according to the RoK Justice Ministry.

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