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Tensions on Korean peninsula may hit Vietnam’s economy hard: Moody’s

Vietnam will suffer one way or another through its close business relationship with South Korea.

Korean octogenarian gets 25 years in jail for murdering Vietnamese daughter-in-law

The court said the elderly man had planned the murder and stabbed the woman to death in front of his grandchildren.

Korean men caught at 'wife shop' in Saigon

The girls were lined up in the hope of finding a new life overseas.
August 04, 2017 | 04:47 pm GMT+7

S.Korea proposes military, family reunion talks with N.Korea

Last week S.Korea President Moon said dialogue with North Korea was more pressing than ever to curb Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs.
July 17, 2017 | 08:55 am GMT+7

New mural village paints tourism opportunities in central Vietnam

They might not be ninja turtles, but vivid wall-paintings on an islet in Quang Ngai Province are proving a hit with tourists.
June 28, 2017 | 08:53 pm GMT+7

South Korea's Moon urges North Korea to return detainees swiftly

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday North Korea should swiftly return South Koreans and Americans detained in the reclusive nation.
June 20, 2017 | 03:09 pm GMT+7

South Korea's President Park faces historic impeachment vote

Park is accused of colluding with a friend and a former aide to pressure big businesses to donate to two foundations set up to back her policy initiatives.
December 09, 2016 | 09:05 am GMT+7

Vietnamese survivor tells tragic tale of South Korean massacre

She witnessed the murders of her mother, brother and sister.
December 07, 2016 | 04:34 pm GMT+7

Japanese dancer wins breakdancing world final

Local sensation Issei Hori beats South Korea's Hong 10, two time champion, to take the Red Bull BC One title.
December 07, 2016 | 08:08 am GMT+7

UN chief could win S.Korean presidency, but contest would be bruising

He said that he will decide on his future when he returns to South Korea in January.
October 26, 2016 | 10:09 am GMT+7

S.Korea summons Vietnamese embassy worker for selling passport copies

South Korea has summoned a member of staff from the Seoul-based Vietnamese Embassy following allegations he sold copies of Vietnamese passports to a Korean telecommunications ...
May 27, 2016 | 05:04 pm GMT+7

Malaysia imposes anti-dumping tax duty on Vietnamese steel

Malaysia has announced anti-dumping tariffs on Vietnam’s cold rolled steel imports from May 24.
May 27, 2016 | 03:17 pm GMT+7

Foreign direct investment jumps in first four months

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects disbursed $4.65 billion up to April 19 this year, climbing 12 percent compared to the same period last year.
May 10, 2016 | 07:36 pm GMT+7

Foreign investment continues to flow into Vietnam

Vietnam recorded a surge of FDI in the first quarter of 2016 with approximately 473 newly licensed projects, marking a jump of 77.2 percent compared to the same period last year, ...
May 03, 2016 | 11:48 am GMT+7

China won't allow chaos or war on Korean peninsula - Xi

China will not allow chaos and war to break out on the Korean peninsula, which would be to no one's advantage, Chinese President Xi Jinping told a group of Asian foreign ministers ...
April 28, 2016 | 05:53 pm GMT+7