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Vietnam earns kudos for steady progress in innovation

Vietnam has climbed two spots on the Global Innovation Index and earned praise for being one of the few countries showing consistent progress.

Korean-Americans hopeful and wary of Trump-Kim summit

The immigrants hoped the summit marked a first step toward a lasting peace.

Vietnam unfazed by FDI plunge

Projects approved in the remaining months of the year will get FDI back on track, officials say.
June 04, 2018 | 08:15 am GMT+7

Korean leaders hold first summit in over a decade

A demonstration of a thawing in relations saw Kim Jong Un met his South Korean counterpart. It's the first time a leader from the north has visited the south in 70 years.
April 28, 2018 | 10:17 am GMT+7

South Korea commits $20 mln to landmine clearance in Vietnam

The project is one of the largest of its kind aimed at dealing with unexploded ordnance.
April 10, 2018 | 04:50 pm GMT+7

S. Korea's Moon to send special envoys to North on Monday

'The special delegates will have extensive discussions over issues including creating conditions for North-U.S. talks to denuclearize the Korean peninsula.'
March 04, 2018 | 07:17 pm GMT+7

Mind the gap: North's 'army of beauties' reveal cultural divide at Winter Olympics

The cheerleaders chant 'Cheer up' at events, clap and wave in unison, and sing traditional songs.
February 14, 2018 | 12:47 pm GMT+7

Anti-North Korea protesters burn flags before Olympic opening ceremony

Protesters burnt pictures of the reclusive state's leader, Kim Jong Un, as around 800 people gathered for a march.
February 09, 2018 | 03:20 pm GMT+7

North Korea sends rare announcement to all Koreans, calls for unification

Pyongyang​ claims it will 'smash' all challenges against reunification.
January 25, 2018 | 09:39 am GMT+7

North Korean delegation arrives in South Korea for Olympics prep

North Korea will send 22 athletes to the Winter Games.
January 21, 2018 | 09:26 am GMT+7

Star's suicide highlights dark side of the K-pop dream

Kim's death is unusual for a K-pop musician at the height of his popularity, but it is the latest in a long list of showbiz suicides.
December 21, 2017 | 10:31 am GMT+7

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.
October 04, 2017 | 05:09 pm GMT+7

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.
September 25, 2017 | 11:07 am GMT+7

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
 
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