Japan, Vietnam agree to increase political trust
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida have agreed to enhance political trust by keeping up with regular visits and dialogues, and upholding existing dialogue mechanisms. During their talks in Hanoi on May 5, the two sides expressed delight at stronger and more comprehensive development of the strategic partnership between Vietnam and
Wakayama Prefecture wants to boost tourism cooperation with Vietnam
Ambassador to Japan Nguyen Quoc Cuong has paid a four-day visit to Japan’s Wakayama prefecture at the invitation of Nikai Toshihiro, Chairman of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan Executive Council and the Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentarians Union (JVFPU). At an exchange meeting, Nikai Toshihiro told the prefecture officials about Vietnam’s glorious history and close-knit relationship be
Vietnam sympathizes with Japan over earthquake losses
Vietnam sympathizes and shares with the Japanese people over losses caused by the recent earthquakes, said Foreign Ministry spokesman Le Hai Binh. “We offer our condolences to the families of the victims and strongly believe that with their efforts and willpower, the Japanese Government and people will shortly overcome this difficult moment and stabilise the situation,” the diplomat said on April
Japanese locality wishes to bolster cooperation with Vietnam
Governor of Japan’s Mie prefecture, EIkei Sukuzi, hoped to bolster multi-faced cooperation with Vietnam, to further expand the two countries’ friendship and relations. The meeting between Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Quoc Cuong and the Governor of Mie prefecture The announcement came on the occasion of Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Nguyen Quoc Cuong’s visit to the locality from April 9-11. Spea
Japanese Ambassador - First guest of new gov’t welcomed
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met Japanese Ambassador Fukada Hiroshi – the first guest of the new government, during a reception in Hanoi on April 9. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) and Japanese Ambassador Fukada Hiroshi The PM informed his guest that the Vietnamese National Assembly approved the appointment of 21 Cabinet members, in the morning of the same day.
Japanese retailers to expand in Viet Nam
With its population of over 90 million, Việt Nam is considered a promising market for Japanese retailers, and firms like 7-Eleven, FamilyMart, Lawson and Ministop have all revealed plans to either enter or expand their business in the country. Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Motoo Hayashi (first left) visis Family Mart and Ministop stores in HCM City on Sunday.
Japanese Economy, Trade and Industry Minister welcomed
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has suggested Vietnam and Japan focus on addressing difficulties and boosting trade promotion to increase Vietnamese agricultural and aquatic exports to Japan. Phuc made the recommendation at a reception in Hanoi on March 19 for Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Motoo Hayashi. Welcoming the minister and his delegation to attend the first meetin
12th Party Central Committee’s second session makes crucial decisions
The 12th Party Central Committee’s second plenum from March 10-12 accomplished the items on its agenda and made decisions on important issues, the Committee said in its announcement on the plenum. The 12th Party Central Committee’s term-long working agenda will focus on reinforcing the Party in terms of political ideology, ethics and lifestyle; building a contingent of strategic officials of hig
The National Assembly backs exchanges with Japan
The National Assembly will work to enable legislators and people of Vietnam and Japan to expand exchanges and cooperation for intensified extensive strategic partnership, Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said.The NA Vice Chairwoman was speaking to Tsutomu Takebe, special advisor to the Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance in Hanoi on March 8. She praised the role as well as contribut
Japanese special advisor pledges contributions to ties with Viet Nam
Politburo member Vo Van Thuong hosted a reception in Hanoi on March 7 for Tsutomu Takebe, special advisor to the Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance, who affirmed his continued contributions to developing the two countries’ relations.