The temporary closure of AEON Mall 1 was announced late November 28. (Photo: AKP)

Regional nations see rises in numbers of COVID-19 infections

Cambodia’s Health Ministry on November 29 confirmed seven new COVID-19 cases, including a Cambodian-American woman who arrived in Cambodia on November 27 from the US via the Republic of Korea with other 56 passengers.

Korean President Moon Jae-in (R) and his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte (Source: YONHAP/VNA)

RoK steps up defence cooperation with Philippines, Singapore

The Republic of Korea (RoK) signed memoranda of understanding (MoU) on defense cooperation with the Philippines and Singapore on November 26 on the sidelines of the ASEAN-RoK Commemorative Summit in the southern port city of Busan.

Illustrative image (Source: LG newsroom)

LG Electronics to move smart phone production to Vietnam

The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s LG Electronics plans to move its smart phone production to Vietnam to cut down losses for mobile devices business since the second quarter of 2017, Yonhap News Agency reported on April 24.
Illustrative photo (Source: cafef.vn)

RoK steel companies eye investment in Vietnam

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry has recently unveiled that many steel firms from the Republic of Korea (RoK) are planning their investments in Vietnam.
RoK President Moon Jae-in and Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah inspect guard of honour (Source: yonhap)

RoK, Brunei agree to enhance bilateral cooperation

The Republic of Korea (RoK) and Brunei have agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation as well as the former’s relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
US President Donald Trump (L) and DPRK leader Kim Jong-un (Source: VNA)

US, DPRK leaders begin summit in Hanoi

US President Donald Trump and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) leader Kim Jong-un began their second summit at Sofitel Legend Metropole hotel in Hanoi downtown at 6:30pm on February 27 (local time).