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Vietnam, RoK strengthen cooperation in labour, employment, social affairs

Labour, employment and social cooperation between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea since the two countries established diplomatic relations 30 years ago was reviewed at a workshop in Hanoi on August 3.

Vietnam, RoK strike agreement on aggregate origin of apparel products

The nation has come together with the Republic of Korea (RoK) to sign a series of important documents, including a letter of exchange regarding the implementation of the aggregate origin of textile materials between both sides 

Vietnam expands defence cooperation with RoK, India

Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Minister of National Defence, on July 6 held phone talks with his RoK and Indian counterparts Park Jae-min and Ajay Kumar.

Russian, Korean press agencies licenced to open rep offices in Vietnam

Le Thi Thu Hang, Director of the Press - Information Department under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), on May 15 granted licences to foreign press agencies to establish representative offices in Vietnam.

Vietnamese workers in RoK and Taiwan allowed to work as normal

The Vietnam Labor Management Boards based in the Republic of Korea and Taiwan (China) have reported that there is no updated information regarding the status of Vietnamese guest workers in either markets which have been infected with COVID-19.

RoK banks expand presence in Southeast Asia

Banks of the Republic of Korea (RoK) have strengthened their foothold in Southeast Asia by opening more branches in the rapidly-growing market, the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) said.

Vietnam to support S.Korea in assisting citizens: ministry

South Korea will send three quick response teams to Vietnam to assist 276 Koreans under quarantine in Vietnam.

Ministry asks for effective treatment of Vietnamese with COVID-19 in RoK

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has liaised with relevant agencies of the Republic of Korea (RoK) and asked for effective treatment of a Vietnamese citizen contracting COVID-19 in Daegu city.


Passengers from South Korea forced to fill out health declaration forms

Those who enter Vietnam from the Republic of Korea (RoK) have been officially required to fill out medical declaration forms amid the increase of COVID-19 cases in the East Asian country, according to the Ministry of Health.

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

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.

Women footballers ready to depart for Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifiers in RoK

The Vietnamese women’s football team is set to fly out to the Republic of Korea (RoK) in the early hours of January 31 in order to prepare for their upcoming fixtures in the third qualification round for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Daegu Bank of RoK to open branch in HCM City

Daegu Bank of the Republic of Korea (RoK) is preparing to open a branch in Ho Chi Minh City after getting the green light from the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV).

Investment wave from Korean enterprises

A recent survey by the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) showed that 93 percent of Korean enterprises operating in Vietnam expressed satisfaction when investing in the country.


RoK provides Tam Ky with US$9 million to build smart city

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) will provide Tam Ky city in Quang Nam province with non-refundable aid of US$9 million to help the city with its smart city building project.

Vietnam-RoK contemporary painting exhibition set to open in Hanoi

The Vietnam – Republic of Korea (RoK) Contemporary Art Exchange Exhibition themed “Different yet similar, similar yet different” is due to take place at the Vietnam Fine Arts Museum and the Korean Cultural Centre in Hanoi from December 3-14.

PM highlights Vietnam-RoK, ASEAN-RoK fruitful cooperation

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has highly valued cooperative relations between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK), as well as between ASEAN and the RoK.

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc attends groundbreaking ceremony of smart city in Busan

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on November 24 attended the ground-breaking ceremony of a smart city in Gangseo district, Busan city, the Republic of Korea.

Vietnam ready to leapfrog in education

Vietnam appears poised to enjoy a leap forward in education thanks to an increasing contribution from the private sector and the use of cutting-edge technologies.

No losses of Vietnamese citizens in Hong Kong reported yet: spokesperson

No human and property losses related to Vietnamese students and citizens in Hong Kong have been reported so far via the hotline of the Vietnamese Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macau (China).

Vietnam, S. Korea target US$100 billion trade by 2020

Vietnam and South Korea considered ways to bolster trade and investment ties to bring their bilateral trade to US$100 billion next year at the Vietnam-South Korea Business Summit last Friday.