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Vietnamese Minister of Science and Technology Chu Ngoc Anh and Minister of Science and ICT of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Choi Kiyoung on November 27 signed an agreement to co-finance research projects from 2019 – 2020.
An initiative will be carried out in Ly Son island district, Quang Ngai province, so as to help islands in the central locality to be free of carbon.
A Vietnamese woman was among 18 foreigners named honorary citizens of Seoul this year for their contributions in bridging the gap between the capital city of the Republic of Korea and their home countries.
The number of international marriages between a citizen of the Republic of Korea (RoK) and a foreigner in 2018 rose 8.5 percent from a year earlier to 23,773, with Vietnamese brides taking the lion’s share.
The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has decided to apply anti-dumping duties on some colour-coated steel products originating from the Republic of Korea (RoK) and China in the Vietnamese market.
Vietnam Airlines said it has changed the schedule of several flights between Vietnamese localities and the Republic of Korea’s Seoul and Busan cities on September 6 and 7 to ensure safety due to impact of Typhoon Lingling.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has affirmed Vietnam’s commitment to coordinating with Japan and other Mekong countries in implementing the Tokyo Strategy 2018 for Mekong-Japan Cooperation.
Immediately after learning about the beating of a Vietnamese woman by her Korean husband, the Vietnamese Embassy in the Republic of Korea (RoK) contacted local agencies to request investigation and strict handling of the case.
The police in the Republic of Korea have arrested a 36-year-old man for beating his Vietnamese-born wife after a video went viral of him punching and kicking her in the presence of their two-year-old son.
The International 3-Cushion Billiards Tournament will be held in the southern province of Binh Duong from July 11-14, with 75 local and international players set to compete.
Traditional outfits from both Vietnam and the Republic of Korea were introduced during the Passion Show which was held in Hanoi on June 25.
The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Ji Chang Wook of hit movie “Empress Ki” is scheduled to arrive in Hanoi in August in order to meet with his Vietnamese fans and take part in a music event.