Spraying disinfectants at a vegetable market in Daegu, the Republic of Korea, to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on February 20 (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Vietnamese advised to avoid travel to coronavirus-hit areas in RoK

The Consular Department under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Vietnamese Embassy in the Republic of Korea (RoK) on February 21 recommended Vietnamese citizens to avoid travel to areas that are affected by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and vulnerable to the virus in the country as warned by local competent agencies.
Busan International Port (Photo: VNA)

ASEAN, RoK agree to set up tech cooperation agency

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have agreed to launch a body devoted to seeking industrial and technology cooperation, the RoK industry ministry said on November 25.

RoK delegates at the10th ASEAN-RoK Transport Ministers Meeting  (Source: VNA)

ASEAN, RoK look to expand transport link

Transport Ministers of ASEAN member nations and the Republic of Korea (RoK) agreed to further promote cooperation between the two sides, especially in transport connectivity, at their meeting in Hanoi on November 15.

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Indonesia calls for RoK’s investment in battery industry

The Indonesian Government is calling on enterprises of the Republic of Korea (RoK) to invest in the battery industry for electronic vehicles in the country, just weeks after Jakarta announced a ban on the export of nickel ore to develop its domestic processing industry.

Joo Hyung-chul, Economic Adviser to the RoK President (Source: Korea Times)

ASEAN-RoK special summit to focus on free trade, shared prosperity

The special summit between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Republic of Korea (RoK), slated for November 25-26 in Busan city, will seek ways to strengthen the free trade order and achieve shared prosperity, according to the RoK President’s office. 
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Logistics market sees wave of investment from Japan, RoK

 The logistics market has become more vibrant in recent times with large merger and acquisition (M&A) deals between Vietnamese businesses and foreign investors who have strong financial and technological potential, especially those from Japan and the Republic of Korea.