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Japanese Emperor, Empress wrap up Vietnam visit

Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko on March 5 concluded their first-ever six-day State visit to Vietnam at the invitation of President Tran Dai Quang.   President Tran Dai Quang and his spouse meet Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko During their stay, the royal couple had a meeting with President Tran Dai Quang and enjoyed a banquet hosted by the State leader and his spouse, wh

State banquet in honour of Japanese Emperor, Empress

President Tran Dai Quang and his spouse hosted a State banquet in Hanoi on March 1 in honour of Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, who are on their State visit to Vietnam from February 28 – March 5.    At the State banquet In his speech, the President hailed the visit as an important milestone in bilateral friendship and cooperation, saying that the Vietnam-Japan relationship is now at

Japanese Emperor visit, important landmark for Vietnam-Japan ties

The visit of Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko to Vietnam beginning February 28 will be an important landmark in Vietnam-Japan relations, according to Vietnam’s Ambassador to Japan Nguyen Quoc Cuong. Vietnam's Ambassador to Japan Nguyen Quoc Cuong Ambassador Cuong said both the Emperor and Empress are looking forward to the trip. Cuong said that the first trip of the Emperor to Vietnam

Vietnam expects strong investment from Japan

Japan is expected to make strong investment in Vietnam in 2017, according to Cong Thuong (Industry & Trade) newspaper. Vietnam has so far attracted more than 22,000 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects worth about 300 billion USD from 116 countries and territories. Japanese investors account for 3,300 of the total projects with a total registered capital of nearly 42 billion USD, more tha

PM hails JETRO coordination in calling for Japanese investment

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has lauded the Japan External Trade Organisation’s (JETRO) coordination with Vietnamese agencies to prepare for a programme to call for Japanese investment in Vietnam in the first half of 2017.  Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) receives JETRO Chief Representative in Vietnam Atsusuke Kawada At a meeting with JETRO Chief Representative in Vietnam Atsusuke Kawada i

Vietnam, Japan consent to propel ties forward

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe agreed to increase political trust by maintaining high-level exchange visits and meetings, and increasing the efficiency of dialogue mechanisms at their talks in Hanoi on January 16. During their talks immediately after the welcome ceremony, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc hailed PM Shinzo Abe as the first foreign high-ranking leader to

Vietnamese top leaders host Japanese PM

On January 16, Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong, President Tran Dai Quang and National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan affirmed Vietnam's desire to deepen extensive strategic partnership with Japan while receiving Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Hanoi. Meeting with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe, the Party leader reiterated Vetnam’s unwavering policy of further deepening its extensive strategic pa

Japan Prime Minister Abe begins Vietnam visit

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe begins on January 16 a two-day visit to Vietnam, the last leg of his first trip abroad in 2017. Prime Minister Abe and his spouse are visiting Vietnam at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc after touring three other Asia – Pacific countries – the Philippines, Australia and Indonesia. The visit reflects the importance that Japan attaches

2017 - Ambassador Nguyen Quoc Cuong's message

          The Year 2017 is a special year- when ASEAN celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Vietnam considers Japan top partner: Party chief

Vietnam always considers Japan its top and long-time partner, said Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong while receiving newly appointed Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Umeda Kunio in Hanoi on December 14.   He congratulated the ambassador on taking office when the bilateral strategic partnership is thriving. The Party leader said he believes that the diplomat, with his experience, will make ac


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