Embassy News

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

Notice: On the occasion of Vietnamese NATIONAL DAY

Notice     On the occasion of  Vietnamese NATIONAL DAY,  the Embassy will be closed from 4pm on August 31st 2018 (FRIDAY) and on September 03rd 2018 (MONDAY)

Tokyo concert marks 45 years of Vietnam-Japan ties

A concert marking the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-Japan diplomatic relations was held at the Suntory Hall in Tokyo on July 20 with the presence of the Japanese Emperor and Empress. The concert took place at the Suntory Hall in Tokyo on July 20 After the two countries’ national anthems, the audience enjoyed famous musical pieces of the world and Vietnam performed by artists of the Vietnam National

Vietnam presents donation to aid Japan’s flood relief

The Vietnamese Government has presented Japan with a 100,000 USD donation to aid the reconstruction effort after the country was severely hit by torrential rains and floods earlier this month. The Foreign Ministry’s representative hands over donation from the Vietnamese Government to Ambassador of Japan to Vietnam Umeda Kunio  The Foreign Ministry’s representative handed over the donation to Amba


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