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Vietnam reiterates stance after British, Japanese South China Sea drills

Vietnam respects navigation freedom conferred by international laws, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said Thursday.

Japan, Vietnam urge US to rejoin Pacific trade deal

Japan and Vietnam on Thursday urged the United States to rejoin a sprawling Pacific trade deal.

Vietnamese student wins Olympiad gold in informatics

A Vietnamese high school student has won a gold medal at the 2018 International Informatics Olympiad held in Tsukuba, Japan.
September 09, 2018 | 04:12 pm GMT+7

Vietnam report on Japanese ODA projects inaccurate: JICA

A Ministry of Finance assessment of Japanese ODA projects contains inaccuracies, the Japan International Cooperation Agency claims.
September 08, 2018 | 08:45 pm GMT+7

Japan resilient, but climate change making disasters worse: experts

Record typhoons, biblical floods, heatwaves, landslides and earthquakes: this summer, Japan really has seen it all. 
September 08, 2018 | 08:25 am GMT+7

Japan top investor in Vietnam, has interests in multiple sectors

Japan is the biggest foreign investor in Vietnam in terms of pledged investment capital in January-August.
September 06, 2018 | 05:18 pm GMT+7

Japan acknowledges first radiation death among Fukushima workers

The ministry had previously ruled exposure to radiation caused the illnesses of four workers at Fukushima, the official said.
September 06, 2018 | 12:05 pm GMT+7

Japanese homes engulfed in landslide after powerful quake hits Hokkaido

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.7 on Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido caused a landslide that engulfed houses early on Thursday.
September 06, 2018 | 07:51 am GMT+7

Typhoon slices through western Japan, killing at least six

Japan issued evacuation advisories for more than a million people and canceled hundreds of flights as Typhoon Jebi sliced across the west Tuesday. 
September 05, 2018 | 07:59 am GMT+7

Japan issues evacuation advisories as typhoon Jebi approaches

Japan issued evacuation advisories for almost 300,000 people and canceled hundreds of flights as typhoon Jebi roared north on Tuesday.
September 04, 2018 | 01:25 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s transnational high-speed railroad: a renewed opportunity for Japan?

Japanese firms can take heart from a recommendation that Vietnam uses distribution traction technology for its north-south high-speed railway.
August 24, 2018 | 09:29 am GMT+7

Comforted by a robot at Japan's nursing homes

Japan's nursing homes are using more and more robots to care for the elderly. But can humanoids replace real human contact?
August 22, 2018 | 10:02 am GMT+7

$30,000 monthly salary for Japanese ODA consultants too high: Vietnam

Vietnam has said the Japanese insistence that its official development assistance (ODA) consultants should be paid $30,000 a month is unreasonably high. 
August 21, 2018 | 04:00 pm GMT+7

Four Japan athletes booted from Asian Games in prostitute scandal

Four Japanese basketball players have been sent home from the Asian Games in disgrace for allegedly paying prostitutes for sex.
August 20, 2018 | 02:17 pm GMT+7

Vietnam beats Japan, tops group in Asiad 2018

An early goal sent Vietnam to the top of Group D in an Asian Games match on Sunday.
August 19, 2018 | 03:54 pm GMT+7
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