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RoK airlines increase flights to Vietnam

Authorities of the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Chungbuk province, about 105 km south of Seoul capital, have said they will promote the resumption of international flights at Cheongju International Airport, including direct ones to Vietnam.

Lee Chang-kun re-appointed as Vietnam tourism ambassador in Korea

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on Thursday officially re-appointed Lee Chang-kun, a descendant of the Vietnamese Lý Royal family, as the ambassador for Vietnamese tourism in South Korea between 2021 and 2024.

Vietnam, RoK top legislators back upgrading bilateral relationship

Vietnamese and Korean National Assembly Chairman expressed their support for upgrading the relationship between the two countries to a comprehensive strategic partnership during their talks in Seoul on December 13.

Continuous allure of South Korean funds

While most investors in the world are still focusing on the pandemic and its impact on global markets, South Koreans in Vietnam have other issues to worry about as they are preparing to tackle one of the biggest business challenges:

HCMC traces 67 South Koreans potentially infected with coronavirus

HCMC authorities are searching for 67 South Koreans who arrived at Tan Son Nhat International Airport on February 5, to isolate them as they had earlier had a layover in China.

South Korean paid million dollars to own real estate in Vietnam

Vietnam is second after the United States on the list countries where South Korean people and enterprises have spent a total of $440.11 million on buying real estate in 2018, drawing in $56.1 million.

South Korean court throws president out of office, two dead in protest

 South Korea's Constitutional Court removed President Park Geun-hye from office on Friday over a graft scandal involving the country's conglomerates, sparking protests from her supporters two of whom were killed in clashes with police.

South Korean Seong-Jin Cho wins Chopin piano competition

 South Korea's Seong-Jin Cho, 21, has won the prestigious 17th international Frederic Chopin piano competition in the Polish capital, Warsaw.

Tour cancellations surge amid MERS scare

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese and South Koreans are too scared to travel given the continued spread of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) with an increasingly high number of tour cancellations reported.

Death toll surges to 104 in S.Korean ferry sinking accident

 Death toll in a South Korean ferry sinking accident surged to 104 on Tuesday as hundreds of divers kept searching inside the submerged hull while ships and airplanes were scouring the waters.