Tan Long's rice processing plant (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam wins contract to export rice to RoK

A Vietnamese company has won a bid to export 60,000 tonnes of Japonica brown rice to the Republic of Korea (RoK), defeating competition from rivals of China, Thailand and Australia.
Vietnamese rice is consumed by many countries in the world (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam sells Japonica rice at $700 per ton

At present, Vietnam is selling Japonica rice at $700 - $800 per ton, approximately $200 higher than normal rice. The rice is grown most in the Mekong delta province of An Giang

A tower is illuminated at the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium during the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics in South Korea on Sunday. — Kyodo Photo

South Korea brings curtain down on ’Peace Games’

South Korea brought the curtain down on its "Peace Games" on Sunday, with winter sports athletes dancing and singing together at a vibrant closing ceremony, though there was little warmth between dignitaries from the US and North Korea.
Deputy Standing Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Tat Thanh Cang (R ) and Chairman of the Republic of Korea-Viet Nam Friendship Association Kim Hack-yong at the reception (Photo: hcmcpv.org.vn)

Vietnam, South Korea strengthen friendship, cooperation

Deputy Standing Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Tat Thanh Cang on September 24 hosted a reception for Chairman of the Republic of Korea-Viet Nam Friendship Association Kim Hack-yong.
Processing industry draws much attention by foreign investors (Photo: SGGP)

FDI capital to Vietnam nears $22 billion

Nearly US$22 billion has been registered in the country as of July 20, a year on year increase of 52 percent, reported the Foreign Investment Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.