Update news RoK

Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) on October 2 issued a Joint Statement during the visit to the RoK by General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong from October 1-4.

Party leader affirms strategic cooperative partnership with RoK

 Vietnam regards the development of its strategic cooperative partnership with the Republic of Korea (RoK) as a consistent strategic decision and a long-term priority in its foreign policy.

Vietnam welcomes RoK investors: Party leader

The General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong affirmed that Vietnam will continue to create favourable conditions for foreign investors, including those from the Republic of Korea.

Party leader hails Vietnam-RoK relationship

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong highlighted the flourishing relationship between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea in his interview granted to the Yonhap news agency before his visit to RoK starting from October 1.

Vietnam, RoK look towards stronger strategic partnership

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong will pay a State-level visit to the Republic of Korea (RoK) from October 1-4 at the invitation of Korean President Park Geun-hye, aiming to deepen the strategic partnership.

Political News 26/9

Vietnam, Cambodia beef up military ties; Australia, Vietnam boost agricultural cooperation; RoK proposes trade balance with Vietnam; Chinese Communist Party delegation visits Vietnam; Vietnam backs international efforts to fight terrorism

RoK proposes trade balance with Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Deputy Foreign Minister of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Ahn Chong Ghee has expressed his government’s desire to strike a trade balance between the two countries.

Social News 25/9

 Vietnamese students attend World Youth Rhino Summit; RoK shares experience in agricultural mechanization with Vietnam; Vietnam’s MDG achievements highlighted at UN session;

Political News 16/9

Deputy PM Minh attends CAEXPO in China; VN helps link Russia, ASEAN; Vietnam calls for further APEC tourism cooperation; NA Vice Chairwoman hails Vietnam-Norway ties

RoK relaxes visa requirements for Vietnamese travellers

 The Republic of Korea (Rok) has made it easier for Vietnamese tourists, patients, and students to obtain a visa, requiring fewer evidentiary documents when applying for the visa and enjoying a greatly reduced processing time and application fee.

Phu Quoc-RoK air route to open

 Air routes specifically aimed at promoting increased tourism between Phu Quoc and the Republic of Korea (RoK) is to officially open in early November.

Vietnam, RoK to sign free trade pact by year-end

VietNamNet Bridge – The Republic of Korea will accelerate negotiations of a free trade agreement (FTA) with Vietnam, striving to sign the trade pact late this year.

VN delegation discusses green growth with RoK

 Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said that infrastructure connectivity and human resources were crucial for the Mekong sub-region's development.

New SME support law takes note of Japanese, S Korean experiences

 VietNamNet Bridge – Director of the Ministry of Planning and Investment's Enterprise Development Department Ho Sy Hung spoke with Hai Quan about a development plan to support SMEs


Local businesses urged to boost exports to RoK; Complex tax laws don’t deter foreign investment; HCM City to tighten energy labeling rules; Mekong Delta targets US$2.6 bln in shrimp exports; Pepper price reaches record high 

Vietnam faces RoK in pingpong final

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnam A entered the final of the men's team event beating Vietnam B 3-0 at the Golden Paddle International Table Tennis Championships on July 18.

Social News Headlines 31/5

 Vietnam, RoK cooperate in copyright protection; Workers abroad fined for violating contracts; Continued objection to China’s illegal acts; Workers hospitalised for exposure to extreme hot weather

Political News Headlines 31/5

 Vietnam treasures partnership with RoK; NA passes law building programmes; Deepening Australia-ASEAN partnership; President sends condolences to Malaysia; Mexican parties call for peaceful end to East Sea row

South Korean president names former judge as prime minister

 South Korean President Park Geun-hye has nominated a new prime minister after the resignation of the previous one over the Sewol ferry disaster.

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.