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President Nguyen Xuan Phuc calls for more ODA from RoK

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc expressed his hope that the Republic of Korea (RoK) will provide more official development assistance (ODA) for Vietnam with a larger scale while receiving the RoK’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Park Jin.

'Hallyu' brings South Korean culture closer to Vietnam

The popularity of South Korean pop music and television dramas in Vietnam over the past two decades is mostly credited to the phenomenon known as "Hallyu", which literally translates to "the Korean wave".

FDI inflow from Korea helps VN move up global value chain ladder

The strong foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow from the Republic of Korea (RoK) has been giving a significant push to Viet Nam in the battle to move up the global value chain ladder and promote sustainable development.

South Korea’s national treasures on display in Hanoi

The event features the Baekje Heritage Site, symbolising Baekje’s splendid culture 1,400 years ago, and Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Cave.

Vietnam welcomes billions of US dollars from South Korea

South Korea is one of the largest investors in Vietnam.

KBS to produce films promoting Hue tourism

A film crew from the Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) are taking part in a fact-finding tour to the central province of Thua Thien-Hue as they prepare to make films relating to the tourism promotion of the Vietnamese locality.

Vietnamese cultural village to be built in Korea

A Vietnamese cultural village will be built in the county of Bonghwa, Gyeongbuk province, the Republic of Korea, heard a recent meeting between the county’s mayor Park Hyun-guk and Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Vu Tung.

Korean singer shows love for Vietnamese destinations in new MV

Vietnam looks stunning in a music video “Waiting for You – 5,000 Years” newly released by Republic of Korean singer and composer Joseph Kwon to mark the 30th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Da Nang launches tourism programme to attract RoK visitors

The Da Nang Department of Tourism has recently organised a special tourism promotion in Seoul aiming to attract a large number of travelers from the Republic of Korea (RoK) to the central city in the post COVID-19 pandemic period.

South Korea seeks to attract Vietnamese tourists

Seoul, the capital of South Korea, and the Seoul Tourism Organization on August 3 jointly launched a tourism promotion program in HCMC to attract back Vietnamese travelers and bolster the tourism partnership between the two cities.

Korean action comedy banned in Vietnam because of too many violent scenes

The Roundup, a Korean action comedy that topped 10 million admissions in local theaters, will not be screened in Vietnam because of its violent scenes.

Vietnamese, Korean Prime Ministers hold phone talks

Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh talked over the phone with his counterpart from the Republic of Korea Han Duck-soo on July 5, during which the two leaders compared notes on measures to boost the bilateral relations.

Another S.Korean airline resumes direct service to Khanh Hoa

An Air Seoul flight carrying 187 passengers from the Incheon international airport arrived at the Cam Ranh International Airport in Khanh Hoa Province on June 24.

Vietnam, RoK seek to foster cooperation in MICE tourism

The Korea Tourism Organisation (KTO) in Vietnam held an event on June 22 to set up connections with Vietnamese travel management agencies and businesses to promote the growth of MICE tourism after COVID-19 is put under control.

Korean international airport to reopen routes linking Vietnam

The Muan International Airport in the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s South Jeolla Province will allow the resumption of international flights, including those to Viet Nam, this July.

RoK international airport to reopen routes linking Vietnam

The Muan International Airport in the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s South Jeolla province will allow the resumption of international flights, including those to Vietnam, this July.

Quang Ninh to welcome first golf tourists from RoK in July

A charter flight is set to land at Van Don International Airport in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh on July 1 carrying nearly 200 tourists from the Republic of Korea (RoK).

Korea splashes cash on Vietnamese realty market

Vietnam’s realty market, in addition to the manufacturing sector, has been attracting significant FDI from the Republic of Korean (RoK) in recent years, according to a survey by real estate consultancy Savills Vietnam.

Korea resumes granting visas to Vietnamese tourists

The Republic Korea (RoK)’s Ministry of Justice announced on May 19 the issuance of tourist visas for international travelers, including Vietnamese visitors.

Da Nang welcomes back international visitors from its largest market

After two years of suspension due to the pandemic, Danang City on April 29 welcomed back the first guests from South Korea – the largest international market for this central coastal city over the years.