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Vietnam, RoK leaders agree to step up ties in COVID-19 combaticon
POLITICS16/07/20210

Vietnam, RoK leaders agree to step up ties in COVID-19 combat

Part General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong held online talks with President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in on July 15.

 
Vietnam-RoK NA leaders meet in Hanoiicon

Vietnam-RoK NA leaders meet in Hanoi

POLITICS
03/11/2020

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan held talks with Speaker of the NA of the Republic of Korea Park Byeong-seug in Hanoi on November 2, expressing the willingness to work with the RoK side to foster the countries’ strategic cooperative partnership.

After COVID-19 rains, skies between Vietnam and RoK will be bright againicon

After COVID-19 rains, skies between Vietnam and RoK will be bright again

POLITICS
20/05/2020

Korean Ambassador to Vietnam Park Noh-wan has written an article on the relationship between the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Vietnam. Following is the full text of the article.

IT engineer a “hot" job in Vietnamicon

IT engineer a “hot" job in Vietnam

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
28/04/2020

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.

Over 300 Samsung experts quarantined after landing in Vietnamicon

Over 300 Samsung experts quarantined after landing in Vietnam

SOCIETY
18/04/2020

Asiana Airlines flight OZ7737 landed at Vietnam’s Van Don International Airport in Quang Ninh province on April 17, bringing 308 experts from the Republic of Korea to Vietnam.

Vietnamese labourers with expired contracts in RoK entitled for 50-day extensionicon

Vietnamese labourers with expired contracts in RoK entitled for 50-day extension

SOCIETY
16/04/2020

The Centre of Overseas Labour under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has announced that the Republic of Korea will automatically offer a 50-day extension for Vietnamese labourers whose contracts have expired.

PM holds phone talks with Korean President on COVID-19 combaticon

PM holds phone talks with Korean President on COVID-19 combat

POLITICS
04/04/2020

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 3 afternoon held phone talks with the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s President Moon Jae-in to discuss the COVID-19 prevention and control in each country and bilateral cooperation in this field.

Vietnamese workers to be required to pay deposit in order to work in RoKicon

Vietnamese workers to be required to pay deposit in order to work in RoK

SOCIETY
03/04/2020

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a decision on a piloting scheme which requires domestic workers to make deposits before departing to work in the Republic of Korea.

Thailand: Returnees dodging quarantine to face legal actionicon

Thailand: Returnees dodging quarantine to face legal action

SOCIETY
10/03/2020

About 80 Thai returnees from the Republic of Korea who slipped through screening at Suvarnabhumi Airport on March 7 are being told to report to health authorities in three days or face legal action under the Communicable Disease Control Act.

Visa-free entry suspended for overseas Vietnamese from COVID-19-hit countriesicon

Visa-free entry suspended for overseas Vietnamese from COVID-19-hit countries

SOCIETY
06/03/2020

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to suspend visa-free entry for overseas Vietnamese (OVs) from countries whose citizens have visa-free entry unilaterally halted, firstly the Republic of Korea and COVID-19-hit nations.

South Korea confirms identities of Vietnamese sailors missing in boat mishapicon

South Korea confirms identities of Vietnamese sailors missing in boat mishap

SOCIETY
04/03/2020

The Coast Guard of the Republic of Korea (RoK) has confirmed the identities of the five Vietnamese sailors who went missing in a fishing boat fire off the country’s Jeju island on March 4.

Deputy PM, FM holds phone talks with RoK FMicon

Deputy PM, FM holds phone talks with RoK FM

POLITICS
29/02/2020

At a request from the side of the Republic of Korea (RoK), Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on February 28 talked over the phone with RoK Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha.

Airports designated to serve flights from RoK’s epidemic-hit areasicon

Airports designated to serve flights from RoK’s epidemic-hit areas

SOCIETY
27/02/2020

Flights departing from epidemic-hit areas in South Korea will land at designated airports in Vietnam in a move to help prevent the spread of the acute respiratory disease caused by coronavirus, said the Ministry of Transport.

Korean and Thai tourists quarantined in Da Nangicon

Korean and Thai tourists quarantined in Da Nang

SOCIETY
26/02/2020

Twenty-two foreigners, including 20 Korean and two Thai tourists, have been kept under quarantine at Da Nang’s Lung Disease Hospital since February 24.

Coach Park Hang-seo to undergo medical supervision after returning from South Koreaicon

Coach Park Hang-seo to undergo medical supervision after returning from South Korea

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
25/02/2020

Head coach of the national men’s football team Park Hang-seo and his accompanying spouse will undergo close medical supervision by the Hanoi health sector next days.

VN ready to protect Vietnamese in RoK amid COVID-19 fearsicon

VN ready to protect Vietnamese in RoK amid COVID-19 fears

SOCIETY
24/02/2020

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has adopted a number of measures to protect Vietnamese citizens living in the Republic of Korea, which reported a huge rise in the number of confirmed new coronavirus infection cases over the last few days.

COVID-19: No ban on flights to RoK, Japanicon

COVID-19: No ban on flights to RoK, Japan

TRAVEL
23/02/2020

The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) has imposed no ban on flights to the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Japan during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, CAAV Director General Dinh Viet Thang has said.

Vietnam, RoK to boost ties in vocational educationicon

Vietnam, RoK to boost ties in vocational education

POLITICS
19/02/2020

Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung and Ambassador of the Republic of Korea (RoK) to Vietnam Park Noh-wan on February 18 expressed their wish to further enhance their countries’ cooperation in vocational education.