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Korean businesses explore investment in Binh Duong province
Business

Korean businesses explore investment in Binh Duong province

NDO/VNA - Mando CEO and president Sung Il-mo, along with representatives of over 80 businesses from the Republic of Korea (ROK), had a working session with the authorities of the southern province of

Tourism agencies see hot growth of Chinese and Korean markets
Travel

Tourism agencies see hot growth of Chinese and Korean markets

The tourism sector’s target of receiving 13 million foreign travelers in 2017 is within reach as more Chinese and South Korean visitors are coming to Vietnam.

City promotes investment connection with Korean firms
Business

City promotes investment connection with Korean firms

NDO – Ho Chi Minh City is committed to improving its investment environment and creating favourable conditions for foreign businesses, including those from the Republic of Korea (RoK), so that they

White tiger, dark horse: North Korean art market heats up
Travel

White tiger, dark horse: North Korean art market heats up

En Vnexpress - 'We don't do politics, we do art.'

Vietnam faces shortage of Korean interpreters
Travel

Vietnam faces shortage of Korean interpreters

Many enterprises in Vietnam, especially those in the north, are still struggling to find qualified interpreters and translators of the Korean language although they have offered generous salaries and

North Korean rockettes serve up Coca-Cola in Dubai
Travel

North Korean rockettes serve up Coca-Cola in Dubai

En Vnexpress - Waitresses serving Coca-Cola as a flatscreeen television tuning to a North Korean channel that streams nature scenes and military propaganda.

Central provinces plan to lure Korean tourists
Travel

Central provinces plan to lure Korean tourists

VNAT co-chaired with Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism of Quang Nam and ASEAN-Korea Center to open a seminar themed 'Enhancing the capacity on Republic of Korea tourism market' in Hoi An city,

Korean biotech products reach Vietnamese market
Business

Korean biotech products reach Vietnamese market

NDO – Biotech products from the Republic of Korea (ROK) are being introduced at an exhibition in Ho Chi Minh City, organised by the Chuncheon Bioindustry Foundation (CBF) in collaboration with Lien

First South Korean convenience store chain set for launch in Vietnam
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First South Korean convenience store chain set for launch in Vietnam

GS Retail selected Vietnam ahead of China and other Southeast Asian countries for it first foreign venture.

South Korean investment hits $50 bln in Vietnam
Business

South Korean investment hits $50 bln in Vietnam

En nexpress - South Korea now accounts for nearly a third of all foreign direct investment in Vietnam.

Maggot-infested lunches ignite walkout at S Korean factory in southern Vietnam
Politics

Maggot-infested lunches ignite walkout at S Korean factory in southern Vietnam

An initial inspection found the maggots had infested red chilis used in the meal.

Vietnam encourages Korean investment in electricity projects
Business

Vietnam encourages Korean investment in electricity projects

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA – Vietnam encourages investment in electricity projects due to increasing domestic demand, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung told President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Overview: 25 years of Korean investment
Business

Overview: 25 years of Korean investment

Vietnamnet - Park Chulho, director general of Kotra Hanoi, discussed with VIR the highlights of South Korean investment and future trends.

John Kasich raises 'taking out' top North Korean leaders
World

John Kasich raises 'taking out' top North Korean leaders

Yahoo News With that bold assertion, Gov. John Kasich (R) of Ohio raised a controversial argument for American action aimed at neutralizing the North Korean nuclear threat. “An ability to remove a

PJICO to sell shares to Korean non-insurance firm
Business

PJICO to sell shares to Korean non-insurance firm

Vietnamnet - Petrolimex Insurance Joint Stock Company (PJICO), with code PGI, will sell 20 per cent of its charter capital to Samsung Fire&Marine Insurance.

Korean banks expand in Vietnam
Business

Korean banks expand in Vietnam

Vietnamnet - Following Shinhan Vietnam’s successful acquisition of ANZ Vietnam’s retail business, fellow Korean banks have also expanded their sizes and market share in Vietnam, seizing the lead in

VN imposes anti-dumping steel tax on Chinese and Korean coated steel
Business

VN imposes anti-dumping steel tax on Chinese and Korean coated steel

Vietnamnet - The Ministry of Industry and Trade on March 30 officially decided to levy anti-dumping duties on imported coated steel from mainland China (including Hong Kong) and the Republic of

Vietnam receives great attention from Korean investors
Business

Vietnam receives great attention from Korean investors

Vietnamnet - Vietnam has been attracting a lot of attention from investors in the Republic of Korea (RoK) thanks to her active global economic integration and engagement in free trade agreements.

Giants of Korean entertainment industry enter Vietnam market
Business

Giants of Korean entertainment industry enter Vietnam market

Vietnamnet - More and more giants of the Korean entertainment industry enter Vietnam in many different ways and are gradually coming to dominate the market.

Life expectancy to keep rising; S. Korean women could hit 91
Health

Life expectancy to keep rising; S. Korean women could hit 91

Baomoi - While most people born in rich countries will live longer by 2030 — with women in South Korea projected to reach nearly 91 — Americans will continue to have one of the lowest life

North Korean murder: Did Kim Jong-nam's ties to China play a role?
World

North Korean murder: Did Kim Jong-nam's ties to China play a role?

Yahoo News The apparent murder of the North Korean leader’s half-brother by poison-wielding assassins at a busy Malaysian airport on Monday appears torn from the pages of a cold war spy thriller.

Third arrest made in murder of North Korean leader's half-brother, while debate over motive continues
World

Third arrest made in murder of North Korean leader's half-brother, while debate over motive continues

Yahoo News Malaysian police have made a third arrest in the apparent murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and an occasional critic of his family's regime. On

2 women, 1 man arrested in North Korean's death in Malaysia
World

2 women, 1 man arrested in North Korean's death in Malaysia

Yahoo News KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities on Thursday announced the second and third arrests in the death of the North Korean leader's half brother, whose apparent assassination

South Korean prosecutor seeks extension for corruption investigation
World

South Korean prosecutor seeks extension for corruption investigation

Yahoo News SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's special prosecution office said on Thursday it has asked for an extension for its investigation into a graft scandal that has engulfed President Park

Malaysia arrests second woman in suspected assassination of North Korean leader's half-brother
World

Malaysia arrests second woman in suspected assassination of North Korean leader's half-brother

Yahoo News Malaysia has detained a second woman suspected in the apparent assassination of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, state news agency Bernama reported on