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VN, RoK hold 5th round talks for bilateral FTA

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Republic of Korea (RoK) and Viet Nam began the fifth round of negotiations for their free trade agreement (FTA) in Seoul on May 20.


 Vietnam, RoK to boost agricultural cooperation; Economic forum develops practical solutions for 2014; Japan pulls out of Vietnamese shrimp market; Vietnam’s oldest casino in the red

Vietnam draws 0-0 in clash with RoK students

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam drew 0-0 with a Republic of Korean (RoK) students team in a friendly match on March 2 in Hanoi. 


 US farm bill must observe int’l commitments: spokesperson; Vinamilk eyes Poland market; RoK company builds mobile phone plant in Hoa Binh; Casino service legislation discussed; Russia to consume Vietnamese Tra fish again

RoK to train Vietnam’s nuclear power personnel

VietNamNet Bridge – From May 2014, the Hanyang University of the Republic of Korea will send its top experts to Vietnam to train Vietnamese nuclear power personnel, starting at Da Lat University in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.

28 kinds of trees banned on HCM City streets

The People's Committee of HCM City has issued a list of 28 kinds of trees banned from planting along city streets.

Hanoi lays out plans to increase income growth

Hanoi authorities have been making effort to achieve annual economic growth of 8.25 per cent and raise per capita income to VND58 million (US$2,720) in 2014.


 Life insurance market to surpass annual growth target; Regional forum tackles petrol woes; Soc Trang provides sweeping opportunities for wind power; Can Tho intensifies IP construction

Vaccine not to blame for infant death in Quang Tri

Central Quang Tri Province on Monday announced that the death of a three-year-old kid, who died on Sunday after receiving a Quinvaxem vaccine, was not caused by the vaccination.

VN-RoK Institute of Science and Technology to be built in 2014

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnam-RoK Institute of Science and Technology (V - KIST) will be built next year in the Hoa Lac Hi-tech Park in Hanoi by ODA capital, including $35 million in non-refundable aid.


 Production, business sectors pay more tax; Kumho plans $100m spend in Viet Nam; Vietnam flaps its air-transport wings; Shiseido Vietnam builds US$30 million plant in Dong Nai

Worker dies by huge falling rock

 A worker was killed on Monday after a rock weighing nearly six tonnes fell on him while he and others were working on ta mining site.

VN, RoK take trust to new level

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Presidents of Viet Nam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) agreed to further strengthen mutual trust and understanding between the two countries during talks in Ha Noi yesterday, Sept 9.

RoK President Park begins far-reaching Viet Nam visit

VietNamNet Bridge – The President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Park Geun Hye arrived in Ha Noi late on Saturday to begin her five-day State visit to the country at the invitation of her Vietnamese counterpart Truong Tan Sang.

Vietnam to address illegal guest worker issues in RoK

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnamese government has adopted a number of practical solutions for dealing with illegal Vietnamese guest workers in the Republic of Korea.


 NA Chairman meets OVs in RoK; Ceremony marks Cuba’s 60th anniversary of armed uprising; Communist Review delegation visits UK


 Culture key pillar of ties with Japan, says PM Dung; NA Chairman to visit ROK, Myanmar; Laos appreciates Vietnam’s effective assistance; Deputy PM Nhan to visit Hungary

Seminar addresses illegal worker issue in RoK

 VietNamNet Bridge – Reasons behind Vietnamese workers’ decisions to work illegally in the Republic of Korea were announced at a seminar in Hanoi on July 16.

Vietnam places third in 4th AIMAG

 VietNamNet Bridge – Kickboxers and chess players won four gold medals at the last day of the 4th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) in the Republic of Korea (RoK) on July 6.

Quang Ninh promotes tourism in Japan, RoK

 VietNamNet Bridge – Quang Ninh Province plans to open its representative offices in Japan and the Republic of Korea in an effort to introduce its tourism potential to international friends.