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Notice: Embassy close for Lunar New Year 2019

Notice:  Embassy close for Lunar New Year 2019  On the occasion of the Lunar New Year 2019, the Embassy of Vietnam in Japan would like to send our best wishes to all the Vietnamese community in Japan, Japanese and international friends!   We would like to inform that the Embassy will be closed from February 02nd 2019 to February 11th 2019.                                                        

Outstanding overseas Vietnamese in Japan honoured

The Vietnamese Embassy in Japan held a ceremony on December 10 to honour Chairman of the Overseas Vietnamese Association in Japan Tran Ngoc Phuc and Professor Tran Van Tho who had received the host country’s noble awards.    Specifically, in May this year, Professor Tho, who has been a member of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s Economic Advisory Group since 2017 and a professor of economics at Wa

Career talk connects Vietnamese youths in Japan

The non-profit organisation Vietnamese Professionals in Japan (VPJ) organised a career talk for youths in Tokyo on December 12.   Fourteen speakers from leading companies in Japan and in the world shared information about novel technologies, and job trends and opportunities, especially in the IT sector.The talk attracted nearly 300 guests, making it the biggest event hosted by VPJ since its estab

Japan provides grants to local development projects in Vietnam

Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Umeda Kunio on December 5 announced grants from the Japanese government worth a total of 1.2 million USD to eight grassroots development projects in Vietnam. They are part of Japan’s Grassroots Grant Assistance Programme launched in 1992, which has supported 630 grassroots projects in Vietnam, with Official Development Assistance (ODA) totalling 53 million USD. The

Ship for SEA and Japanese Youth Programme leaves for Japan

The 45th Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Programme (SSEAYP) left Cat Lai port, Ho Chi Minh City on December 5, continuing its trip to Japan till December 12.  The ship carried 326 young delegates from 10 ASEAN countries, including 29 from Vietnam.Speaking at the farewell ceremony, Vice Secretary of the municipal chapter of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Nguyen Viet Que Son said

Japan honours late Vietnamese Party leader Do Muoi

The Embassy of Japan in Hanoi held a ceremony on December 4 to posthumously present the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun to the late General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC) Do Muoi.Guests at the ceremony included Pham Minh Chinh, member of the CPVCC Politburo, Secretary of the CPVCC, head of the CPVCC’s Commission for Organisation and President of t

Book of Condolences opened for His Excellency Mr. Do Muoi, former General Secretary of the Central Executive Committee, Communist Party of Vietnam

Tokyo, 4 October 2018 The Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam in Japan would like to inform, with deep sorrow and great sadness, that His Excellency Mr.

Book of Condolences opened for His Excellency Mr. Tran Dai Quang, President of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam

Tokyo, 23 September 2018 The Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam in Japan would like to inform, with deep sorrow and great sadness, that His Excellency Mr. Tran Dai Quang, President of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, passed away on 21 September 2018. The 26 and 27 of September 2018 have been declared National Days of Mourning in Viet Nam. A Book of Condolences will be opened at the E

Vietnam festival in Japan draws large crowds

The two-day Vietnam festival was started on September 8 in Japan’s Kanagawa prefecture, drawing large crowds of spectators as it is one of the most expected in the country. Vietnam festival in  Kanagawa prefecture Opening the festival, Ambassador Nguyen Quoc Cuong said the event is being organized to intensify the cultural and economic exchanges between Vietnam and the prefecture.

Vietnam’s National Day marked in Japan

The Vietnamese Embassies in Japan on August 31 organised ceremonies to mark the country’s 73rd National Day (September 2). Ambassador to Japan Nguyen Quoc Cuong at the ceremonies to mark the country’s 73rd National Day. At the event, Ambassador to Japan Nguyen Quoc Cuong recalled Vietnam’s socio-economic achievements since it won independence 73 years ago.He thanked the Japanese Government and peo


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