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VN suspends inbound flights from UK and South Africa to prevent new coronavirus varianticon
SOCIETY13/01/20210

VN suspends inbound flights from UK and South Africa to prevent new coronavirus variant

The transport ministry officially stops licensing flights from countries and territories where new Covid-19 variant is reported.

 
Korean sing Vietnamese song to celebrate New Yearicon

Korean sing Vietnamese song to celebrate New Year

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
29/12/2020

A music video by the South Korean embassy's diplomats and staff has been launched to celebrate New Year in Hanoi. 

Vietnam visits by foreign leaders in 2020 amid COVID-19icon

Vietnam visits by foreign leaders in 2020 amid COVID-19

POLITICS
26/12/2020

Visits to the nation by leaders of Laos, the Republic of Korea and Japan in 2020 have demonstrated a safe Vietnam in effective response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Korean brokerages on the way to dominate the marketicon

South Korean brokerages on the way to dominate the market

BUSINESS
24/12/2020

After recent merger and acquisition (M&A) deals, South Korea-owned securities firms are expanding their influence on the Vietnamese stock market.

RoK contributes more than half of FDI in education in Vietnamicon

RoK contributes more than half of FDI in education in Vietnam

BUSINESS
18/12/2020

The Republic of Korea (RoK) poured about 8.2 million USD into Vietnam’s education sector during the first 11 months of this year, accounting for 57 percent of the country’s total FDI in the field.

20 Vietnamese students infected with coronavirus in South Koreaicon

20 Vietnamese students infected with coronavirus in South Korea

SOCIETY
16/12/2020

Twenty Vietnamese students living in a college dormitory in a central South Korean city have been diagnosed with COVID-19, local officials said Wednesday, reporting a rare coronavirus cluster of foreign nationals here.

S.Korea, Vietnam to allow short-term entry without mandatory quarantine in early 2021icon

S.Korea, Vietnam to allow short-term entry without mandatory quarantine in early 2021

SOCIETY
14/12/2020

Prioritized groups of experts, investors and businesspeople from South Korea or Vietnam entering either one of the two countries on short-term visits will not have to undergo concentrated quarantine from January 1 next year, 

Vietnam, RoK agree on quarantine-free protocol for short-term entriesicon

Vietnam, RoK agree on quarantine-free protocol for short-term entries

SOCIETY
05/12/2020

Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have mutually agreed to implement an expedited arrival procedure which will allow certain groups involved in short-term visits between the two sides 

Exhibition highlights boundary between humans and natureicon

Exhibition highlights boundary between humans and nature

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
30/11/2020

An exhibition entitled Equilibrium is being held by the Asia Culture Centre (ACC) with a focus on the increasingly pertinent issues of climate change and environmentalism in relation to peace, the theme of the ACC this year.

Mekong countries, RoK agree to lift relations to strategic partnershipicon

Mekong countries, RoK agree to lift relations to strategic partnership

POLITICS
14/11/2020

Mekong countries and the Republic of Korea (RoK) on November 13 agreed to lift bilateral relations to a strategic partnership.

RoK officially opens Consulate General in Da Nangicon

RoK officially opens Consulate General in Da Nang

POLITICS
07/11/2020

The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea (RoK) was officially opened in central Da Nang city on November 6.

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.

Official: Upcoming Vietnam visit by Korean NA Speaker reflects close bondsicon

Official: Upcoming Vietnam visit by Korean NA Speaker reflects close bonds

POLITICS
31/10/2020

Secretary General of the ASEAN-Korea Centre Lee Hyuk has highlighted the significance of the upcoming visit to Vietnam by Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea, Park Byeong-seug, from October 31 to November 4.

RoK National Assembly Speaker to pay official visit to Vietnamicon

RoK National Assembly Speaker to pay official visit to Vietnam

POLITICS
28/10/2020

Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea Park Byeong-seug and his spouse will pay an official visit to Vietnam from October 31 to November 4.

Vietnamese football welcomes new goalkeeper coachicon

Vietnamese football welcomes new goalkeeper coach

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
24/10/2020

Kim Hyun-tae from the Republic of Korea (RoK) will take up the position of goalkeeper coach with Vietnam’s young national football teams, the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) revealed on October 23.

Vietnamese workers in South Korea to lose deposits over contract violationsicon

Vietnamese workers in South Korea to lose deposits over contract violations

SOCIETY
23/09/2020

More than 1,400 Vietnamese guest workers in South Korea are set to lose their deposit of VND100 million (US$4,239) each due to fleeing from their workplace or attempting to illegally stay in the country.

Over 1,700 Vietnamese workers illegally remain in South Koreaicon

Over 1,700 Vietnamese workers illegally remain in South Korea

SOCIETY
22/09/2020

As many as 1,750 Vietnamese workers are illegally staying in South Korea after the expiry of their labour contracts, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

RoK’s foreign minister proposes more commercial flights be resumed with VNicon

RoK’s foreign minister proposes more commercial flights be resumed with VN

POLITICS
19/09/2020

Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on September 18 proposed pushing ahead with the resumption of visits by leaders of Vietnam and the Republic of Korea and effectively maintaining dialogues in flexible forms.