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Lawmakers of S. Korea, Vietnam to Hold First Friendly Football Match

Lawmakers of S. Korea, Vietnam to Hold First Friendly Football Match

HANOI, Jan. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Lawmakers of South Korea and Vietnam will have their first friendly football match in Hanoi later this month, diplomats in Hanoi said Friday. Twenty-five South Korean lawmakers, including members of the South Korea-Vietnam Parliamentary Friendship Association, will make a four-day trip to Hanoi, beginning next Thursday, to hold various [...]

More than 3 Million S. Korean Tourists Visited Vietnam in 2018

More than 3 Million S. Korean Tourists Visited Vietnam in 2018

SEOUL, Dec. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea-Vietnam relations are drawing closer than ever as tourism exchanges have soared in recent months. Vietnamese media reported on Sunday that approximately 3.16 million South Koreans have visited Vietnam this year, an increase of 46.5 percent compared to last year. The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism expected more [...]

Soccer Gear Sales in Soar in S. Korea with Park Hang-seo’s Success in Vietnam

Soccer Gear Sales in Soar in S. Korea with Park Hang-seo’s Success in Vietnam

SEOUL, Dec. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — With Park Hang-seo, the South Korean head coach of Vietnam’s national football team, rewriting history by leading the football squad to victory at the AFF Suzuki Cup for the first time in 10 years, an increasing number of South Koreans are being inspired to hit outdoor soccer fields and [...]

S. Korean Head Coach Chosen as ‘Man of the Year’ by Vietnam’s State Television

S. Korean Head Coach Chosen as ‘Man of the Year’ by Vietnam’s State Television

SEOUL, Dec. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Park Hang-seo, the South Korean head coach of Vietnam’s national football team, has been chosen by Vietnam’s national television broadcaster as Man of the Year. VTV1, Vietnam’s state-owned channel, chose Park for leading Vietnam’s U-23 national football team to a second place finish for the very first time at [...]

Coach’s Popularity Boosts S. Korean Business in Vietnam

Coach’s Popularity Boosts S. Korean Business in Vietnam

SEOUL, Dec. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Park Hang-seo, the South Korean head coach of Vietnam’s national football team, added another feather to his cap as his team won the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup last Saturday. ‘Park Fever’ is enticing Vietnamese customers to buy more South Korean goods. The Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) held a [...]

Top N. Korean Official to Visit Vietnam for Lesson on Doi Moi Policy

Top N. Korean Official to Visit Vietnam for Lesson on Doi Moi Policy

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Ri Yong-ho, the North Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs, is planning to visit Vietnam for four days starting today. During his visit, Ri is expected to experience firsthand Vietnam’s Doi Moi policy, a series of economic reforms initiated in 1986 with the goal of creating a “socialist-oriented market economy.” [...]

Vietnam Welcomes S. Korea’s Decision to Allow Multiple-entry Visas

Vietnam Welcomes S. Korea’s Decision to Allow Multiple-entry Visas

SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Vietnamese media have spotlighted the South Korean government’s recent decision to allow residents of a number of large cities in the Southeast Asian country to acquire multiple-entry visas for travel to Korea. Multiple-entry visas allow recipients to freely visit their destination country for a certain period of time. The [...]

Vietnamese Scientists with S. Korean Degrees Establish Joint Alumni Association

Vietnamese Scientists with S. Korean Degrees Establish Joint Alumni Association

DAEJEON, Nov. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — A group of Vietnamese scientists who studied at science and technology institutions in South Korea have established a joint alumni association. Korea University of Science and Technology (UST) said that Vietnamese scientists held an inauguration ceremony for the KOREA S&T (Science and Technology) Joint Alumni Association last Saturday in [...]