Vietnam’s exemplary free kick in the 70th minute saw Tran Minh Vuong, 16, make history by scoring a goal during his very first Asian Games match. (Source: VNA)

Vietnam lose 1-3 to RoK in ASIAD semifinals

Vietnam’s Olympic football squad lost to the Republic of Korea (RoK) 1-3 during the semifinal match of the ongoing Asian Games (ASIAD) 2018 in Indonesia on August 29. 
Ly Xuong Can (Source: thethaovanhoa.vn)

Ly descendant named Vietnam’s tourism ambassador to RoK

Ly Xuong Can, a descendant of King Ly Thai To – the first king of the Ly dynasty (1010-1225), has been appointed Vietnam’s tourism ambassador to the Republic of Korea (RoK) for 2017-2020 by the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. 
Son Kim Group Chairman Nguyen Hoang Tuan (center left) and GS25 CEO Cho Yoon-sung (center right) shake hands after the two companies signed a contract to jointly operate the convenience store chain in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. (Source: GS RETAIL)

RoK’s GS25 to open convenience stores in Vietnam

After the opening of Japan’s first 7-Eleven store in Vietnam in June, the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s GS25 convenience store chain has official announced its intention to enter the market, reported online news website ndh.vn.
Tourists visit Hue Imperial Citadel (Source: VNA)

RoK tops the list of foreign visitors to Thua Thien-Hue

The central province of Thua Thien Hue welcomed 414,500 international visitors in the first half of this year, up 6.76 percent year-on-year, with tourists from the Republic of Korea (RoK) topping the list.