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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.

South Korea removes tightened COVID-19 control measures on arrivals from Vietnam

The Republic of Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) has officially removed Vietnam from the list of countries subjected to tightened COVID-19 control measures.

Korean community hopes for re-consideration of tightened medical measures on arrivals from Vietnam

Many Korean people have expressed their disappointment at the country’s removal of Vietnam out of the list of countries eligible for COVID-19 quarantine exemption.

RoK businesses wish to invest in industrial parks in Long An

The Republic of Korea (RoK) wishes to invest in building an industrial park for Korean firms with an area of 50 hectares and set up a service support centre for foreign enterprises to facilitate their operations.

South Korea seeks Vietnamese nuclear energy collaboration

South Korea is showing desire to work with the Vietnamese government to develop nuclear power production.

Samsung Electronics not to shift manufacturing base to Korea

There were reports that Samsung had relocated two smartphone production lines of its business partners from Vietnam to the Republic of Korea (RoK) to ensure a smooth supply chain.

Vietnamese Foreign Minister to visit RoK, attend SEARP meeting

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son will pay an official visit and attend a meeting of OECD Southeast Asia Regional Program (SEARP) in the Republic of Korea (RoK) from February 9-11.

The engineer with over 50 international publications

Failing in his attempt to be a shipbuilding engineer in his homeland, Mr. Mai The Vu came across an opportunity to study abroad and became a researcher majoring in self-driving vehicles.