South Korea is a new market for Vietnamese rice this year. (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam to export rice to South Korea

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) announced that Vietnam and South Korea had signed an export agreement of all types of rice grown by the former to the latter with a quota of more than 55,000 tons for Vietnam only.
At the signing ceremony (Photo: SGGP)

South Korea, Vietnam join hand to build Ly Son Island as non-carbon area

An Bình Islet and Ly Son Islands in the central province of Quang Ngai are moving to go green after the provincial People’s Committee and Vietnamese and South Korean enterprises yesterday signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to build the two as non-carbon sites.
purchase worth $882 million by South Korean KEB HANA Bank to own 15 per cent stake of the Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) is the biggest M&A transaction in Vietnam banking history.

South Korea becomes emerging M&A investor in Vietnam

South Korea’s STIC Investment Managing Director Daniel Lee yesterday revealed at a press brief of Vietnam M&A forum 2019 that investment in Vietnam and other Asian countries makes up the fund’s 19 percent.

South Korea changes visa policy for Vietnamese

South Korea changes visa policy for Vietnamese

South Korea authorities decided to make changes to the five-year visa policy issued for Vietnamese who live in the three major cities of Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and Da Nang because there has been a rise in the number of Vietnamese who have taken advantage of the relaxed policy to remain illegally in South Korea.
Vietnam cooperates with South Korea to develop  herbal potential

Vietnam cooperates with South Korea to develop herbal potential

Vietnam will cooperate South Korea to develop its herbal potential of the Southeast Asian country and the Vietnam Korea Institute of Science and Technology (VKIST) will supply techno solutions to Vietnamese enterprises, said VKIST President Dr. Kum Dongwha.

Deputy Minister Vu Dai Thang delivered his speech in the launching ceremony

National investment information system project kicked off

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) yesterday hosted the launching ceremony for the project ‘Development of the National Investment Information System (NIIS) for Private Sector’ in Hanoi. The project will be jointly conducted by MPI and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA).

Vietnamese tourists visit Jeondeungsa Temple, Incheon, South Korea.

Vietnam, RoK see record tourism year

2018 is considered as a successfull year for tourism exchange between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) as , according to the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) in Vietnam.