ASEAN defence officials at the 12th ADMM(Photo: VNA)

ADMM 12: ASEAN, dialogue partners strengthen defence cooperation

Defence Ministers of the ASEAN bloc and eight dialogues partners (Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, Russia and the US) have agreed to step up collaboration to counter terrorist threats, and consolidate mutual trust and understanding.
Deputy Minister Nguyen Minh Hong delivered his speech at the 12th Japan ICT Day 2018 on August 29. Photo by Tran Binh

Japan becomes VN’s major partner in Industry 4.0

The 12th festival ‘Japan Information and Communications Technology Day 2018 (Japan ICT Day)’ was officially launched in Hanoi yesterday. The festival has the theme of ‘Information Technology Collaboration between Vietnam – Japan in Industry 4.0’.

Japanese doctors perform a cardiac surgery for a patient of the Military Hospital 175 (Source:

Japan supports Vietnamese military hospital

A delegation of Japanese medical doctors led by Director of Juntendo Hospital Atsushi Amano on August 9 worked with leading officials of the Military Hospital 175 under Vietnam’s Ministry of Defence to transfer surgical techniques.
Auto equipment manufacturing at Japanese MTEX Company in Tan Thuan export processing zone, HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

Japan becomes top investor in Vietnam

Japan has become the largest investor in Vietnam since 2017, with investments reaching US$ 9.11 billion, accounting for 25.4 percent of the total FDI, according to the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ho Chi Minh City Branch (VCCI-HCM).
ietnamese female football players in red (Source: VNA)

National women’s football team to receive training in Japan

Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Umeda Kunio held a ceremony in Hanoi on July 30 for Vietnam’s national women’s football team before they head to Japan’s Mimasaka city from August 1-11 to train in preparation for the 2018 Asian Games (ASIAD 2018).

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan (R) received Ryu Shionoya, President of the Japan-Mekong Parliamentary Friendship Association on July 26 (Photo: VNA)

HCM City leader receives Japanese parliamentarians

Ho Chi Minh City and Japan hold great cooperation potential in areas of mutual concern, including experience sharing in flood prevention and startups, said Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan on July 26.
 The Japanese government puts the death toll caused by floods and landslides at 48, with 28 others presumed dead (Source: EPA/EFE/VNA)

Condolences to Japan over losses caused by floods

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 8 sent a message of condolences to his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, over great losses in humans and property caused by the recent floods and landslides.