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After sexual harassment row, a #MeToo moment for Japan?
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After sexual harassment row, a #MeToo moment for Japan?

En Vnexpress - Activists say the country is ripe for change, with just 2.8 percent of rape victims reporting their assault.

VN tech firms to expand in Japan
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VN tech firms to expand in Japan

Japan, one of the global leaders in implementing the 4.0 industrial revolution, is witnessing strong investment from Viet Nam’s information technology (IT) firms.

VN second-largest partner of Japan in software outsourcing
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VN second-largest partner of Japan in software outsourcing

Viet Nam has been the second-largest partner of Japan in software and service outsourcing since 2014.

Vietnamese food advertised at Foodex Japan 2018 trade fair
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Vietnamese food advertised at Foodex Japan 2018 trade fair

NDO – The 43rd International Food and Beverage Exhibition (Foodex Japan 2018) officially kicked off at Makuhari Messe, Chiba, on March 6, bringing together 3,350 enterprises representing 80 countries

Vietnam leads in Southeast Asian tourist number to Japan
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Vietnam leads in Southeast Asian tourist number to Japan

Vietnam leaded Southeast Asian countries in the number of tourists visiting Japan over the last decade with a growth rate of 868.1 percent, according to the Nikkei website.

More Vietnamese travel to Japan
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More Vietnamese travel to Japan

The number of Vietnamese travelers to Japan has soared strongly, with an estimated 300,000 arrivals in all of 2017, up a staggering 30% year-on-year, the Japanese consul general in HCMC said

Japan’s Fuji Engineering inaugurates apartment blocks for rent
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Japan’s Fuji Engineering inaugurates apartment blocks for rent

NDO/VNA – Japan’s Fuji Engineering Vietnam Co., Ltd inaugurated apartment blocks for lease and facilities that provide services for Japanese employees at Dong Van I Industrial Park, Duy Tien

Japan, Viet Nam co-operate on RD
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Japan, Viet Nam co-operate on RD

Daiwa Institute of Research (DIR) and FPT Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding on joint co-operation for research and development into frontier technology.

Japan railway 'deeply sorry' after train leaves 20 seconds early
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Japan railway 'deeply sorry' after train leaves 20 seconds early

En Vnexpress - There were neither complaints nor anyone missing the train because of the early departure.

Vietnam’s ICT corporation opens subsidiary in Japan
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Vietnam’s ICT corporation opens subsidiary in Japan

NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s CMC Corporation, one of the leading information and communications technology (ICT) groups in Vietnam, opened its subsidiary in Yokohama city of Kanagawa prefecture on November 7.

Japan’s large investment proves attractiveness of Binh Duong: Consul General
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Japan’s large investment proves attractiveness of Binh Duong: Consul General

NDO/VNA – Many Japanese companies are continuing to choose Binh Duong to make investments, proving the attractiveness of the southern province’s investment climate to foreign investors, said Kawaue

'Death by overwork': occupational hazard for Japan's media
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'Death by overwork': occupational hazard for Japan's media

En Vnexpress - 'I thought it would happen eventually because we work like crazy... like a slave.'

Conference tightens links between Japan- Vietnam’s south central region
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Conference tightens links between Japan- Vietnam’s south central region

NDO – A conference focussing on tightening cooperation between Japan and Vietnam’s south central region was held in Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province on October 6 by Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign

Ha Nam: Japan's second project in Dong Van 3 IZ commences operations
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Ha Nam: Japan's second project in Dong Van 3 IZ commences operations

NDO – Japanese Ohtsuka Sangyo Material Corporation inaugurated its newest plant at Dong Van 3 Industrial Zone (IZ) in Duy Tien district, in the northern province of Ha Nam, on October 5.

Vietnam makes good use of Japan’s ODA: FEC deputy chief
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Vietnam makes good use of Japan’s ODA: FEC deputy chief

NDO/VNA - Vietnam has effectively used Japan’s official development assistance in building infrastructure, said Vice President of the Japanese International Friendship Exchange Council (FEC)

Old and deadly: Japan's drive to beat elderly road menace
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Old and deadly: Japan's drive to beat elderly road menace

En Vnexpress - Most accidents caused by elderly drivers result from them mixing up the accelerator and the brake or losing control of the steering wheel.

Japan’s Sumitomo builds industrial park in Vinh Phuc province
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Japan’s Sumitomo builds industrial park in Vinh Phuc province

NDO - Japanese firm Sumitomo began construction on a new 213-hectare industrial park in Vietnam’s northern province of Vinh Phuc on September 21.

Vietnam, Japan strengthen economic and trade cooperation
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Vietnam, Japan strengthen economic and trade cooperation

NDO – A workshop on promoting the Vietnam and Japan economic and trade cooperation was held in Tokyo, Japan, on September 20, gathering representatives from nearly 120 Vietnamese and Japanese

FPT launches new RD centre in Japan
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FPT launches new RD centre in Japan

FPT Group has official launched a research and development centre in the Okinawa Prefecture to boost FPT’s growth in the Japanese market.

Vietnam, Japan strengthen industrial, trade and energy cooperation
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Vietnam, Japan strengthen industrial, trade and energy cooperation

NDO – Minister of Industry and Trade, Tran Tuan Anh, has called on the Japanese side to accelerate their investment in new energy sources, including gas thermal power and renewable energy, in

Japan: the land of a thousand conveniences
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Japan: the land of a thousand conveniences

En Vnexpress - Visitors readying to flock to Tokyo for the 2020 Olympics can expect a dizzying array of services in Japan.

Vietnam tourism week to kick off in Japan
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Vietnam tourism week to kick off in Japan

A series of tourism programs and activities will be organized in four major cities of Japan during Vietnam Tourism Week from September 14 to 23, which aims to promote tourism and attract Japanese

Dong Nai firms seeks potential partners in Japan
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Dong Nai firms seeks potential partners in Japan

NDO/VNA - Enterprises from the southern province of Dong Nai and Japan were given a chance to meet and seek cooperation opportunities at a conference in Tokyo on September 7.

Japan economy posts longest expansion in over a decade
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Japan economy posts longest expansion in over a decade

Economy expansion was driven by robust domestic demand and capital spending.

Japan Airlines finds way back into Vietnam’s fast-growing market with Vietjet deal: report
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Japan Airlines finds way back into Vietnam’s fast-growing market with Vietjet deal: report

Having split with Vietnam Airlines last year, the Japanese carrier is looking for another slice of the action.