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Japan’s defence white paper 2024 highlights Japan-Vietnam cooperation

The cooperation between Japan and Việt Nam is spotlighted in Japan’s new defense white paper 2024 released on July 12.

Japan’s new ambassador unveils key interests for his tenure in Vietnam

During a meeting with the Vietnamese press, Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Ito Naoki shared his first impressions of Vietnam and revealed what he aims to explore during his time in the country.

Ambassador Ito Naoki Discusses Japan’s evolving ODA strategy for Vietnam

Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam, Mr. Ito Naoki, recently met with the press to discuss the prospects for cooperation between Japan and Vietnam and the focus of promoting bilateral relations in the new term.

New Japanese consul in Da Nang to promote business, exchanges

Mori Takero, the newly appointed as Consul General of the Japanese consulate in Da Nang, aims to foster a closer relationship between Japan and Vietnam as well as connecting businesses and forming local partnerships.

Two Japan MSDF ships make port call in Hai Phong city

Vice chairman of Hai Phong city People’s Committee Hoang Minh Cuong on February 29 afternoon received a delegation from two vessels of Japan's Maritime Self-Defence Force (MSDF) that are making a port call to the Vietnamese northern port city.

Vietnam, Japan commit to stronger defence ties in 10th policy dialogue

Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen Hoang Xuan Chien and Japanese Vice Minister of Defence for International Affairs Serizawa Kiyoshi co-chaired the 10th Vietnam-Japan defence policy dialogue in Hanoi on February 27.

Vietnam, Japan strengthen cooperation in UN peacekeeping

Japan’s Vice Minister of Defence for International Affairs Serizawa Kiyoshi visited the Vietnam Department of Peacekeeping Operations in Hanoi on February 27.

PM Pham Minh Chinh receives governors of Japanese prefectures

PM Pham Minh Chinh received the governors of the Japanese prefectures of Aichi, Tochigi, Niigata, Kanagawa, and Yamanashi in Tokyo on December 17.

PM attends Vietnam-Japan economic forum in Tokyo

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on December 16 attended a Vietnam-Japan economic forum in Tokyo as part of his ongoing trip to the East Asian country.

Vietnamese PM talks with Japanese corporations about green transition

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and leaders of Vietnamese ministries, agencies and localities on December 16 attended a dialogue with major Japanese economic corporations on green transition and social infrastructure.

Vietnamese, Japanese PMs hold talks in Tokyo

Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh held talks with his Japanese counterpart Kishida Fumio in Tokyo on December 16.

PM encourages high-quality Japanese investment in Vietnam

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh encouraged leading firms of Japan’s Gunma prefecture to expand their investment cooperation activities in Vietnam during a meeting with local businesses on December 15.

PM Chinh arrives in Tokyo, starting Japan trip

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh arrived in Tokyo on December 15, starting his four-day trip to Japan for the Commemorative Summit for the 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation and bilateral activities in Japan.

PM to attend commemorative summit for 50th year of ASEAN-Japan cooperation

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh will lead a high-ranking delegation of Vietnam to attend the Commemorative Summit for the 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation and have bilateral activities in Japan from December 15-18.

Vietnamese President delivers speech at Japanese National Diet

Vietnamese President Vo Van Thuong delivered a policy speech at the National Diet of Japan on November 29 as part of his ongoing official visit to the East Asian country.

Vietnam, Japan lift relations to comprehensive strategic partnership

President Vo Van Thuong described the elevation of the Vietnam - Japan relations to a “Comprehensive Strategic Partnership for Peace and Prosperity in Asia and the World” as an important event ushering in a new chapter in the bilateral ties.

President Vo Van Thuong meets Vietnamese expatriates in Japan

President Vo Van Thuong on November 27 met representatives of Vietnamese expatriates who have made practical contributions to Vietnam – Japan relations, during his ongoing visit to Japan.

Vietnamese President arrives in Tokyo, starting official visit to Japan

President Vo Van Thuong, his spouse and a high-ranking delegation of Vietnam arrived at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo on November 26 evening (local time), starting their official visit to Japan at the invitation of the Japanese State.

State President Vo Van Thuong to pay official visit to Japan

Vietnamese State President Vo Van Thuong and his spouse will make an official visit to Japan from November 27 to 30, 2023 at the invitation of the Japanese State, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Vietnam calls for more OECD’s policy recommendations

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son suggested OECD give more policy recommendations to Vietnam at a meeting with OECD Secretary-General Mathias Cormann on October 26.