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3 Vietnamese Arrested for Deserting Quarantine Facility Face Deportation

3 Vietnamese Arrested for Deserting Quarantine Facility Face Deportation

SEOUL, July 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Three Vietnamese nationals who were arrested earlier this week after escaping from a COVID-19 quarantine facility in Gimpo, west of Seoul, are facing deportation for breaching the Infectious Disease Control and Prevention Act, police said Thursday. The three Vietnamese, identified only as men in their 20s, are accused of [...]

Vietnamese Science Minister Presents Smartphone to S. Korea

Vietnamese Science Minister Presents Smartphone to S. Korea

SEOUL, Dec. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Vietnamese science minister was found to have recently presented a smartphone made by Vietnamese technology to his South Korean counterpart. According to Vietnamese media outlet, Vietnamese Minister of Science and Technology Chu Ngoc Anh gave South Korean Science and ICT Minister Choi Ki-young a Vsmart Live, a smartphone produced [...]

Hometown of Popular Football Coach Park Hang-seo Pushes to Create Vietnam-style Village

Hometown of Popular Football Coach Park Hang-seo Pushes to Create Vietnam-style Village

SANCHEONG, Nov. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Sancheong County in southeastern South Korea, which has gained fame as the hometown of Park Hang-seo, the popular South Korean head coach of Vietnam’s national football team, will push to build a Vietnam-friendly village to attract more tourists from the Southeast Asian country, officials said Saturday. The South Gyeongsang [...]

Vietnamese Can Read the Korean Declaration of Independence

Vietnamese Can Read the Korean Declaration of Independence

SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Vietnam, with the Korean Wave sweeping a population of 100 million, will also be able to read Korea’s March 1 Declaration of Independence. Cyber diplomacy organization Voluntary Agency Network Korea (VANK) said Sunday it had recently translated the “March 1 Declaration of Independence” into Vietnamese. “Vietnam also has a [...]

Marriage Immigrants in S. Korea Meet with Their Family Members Online

Marriage Immigrants in S. Korea Meet with Their Family Members Online

SEOUL, Jul. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The Union Corporate Committee (UCC), a volunteer organization with over eight years of volunteering experience overseas since 2012, held a special event for female immigrants in South Korea to meet with their family members online. The UCC is comprised of both management and labor unions of the telecommunications giant [...]

Vietnamese Marriage Immigrants Struggle to Integrate into S. Korean Society: Study

Vietnamese Marriage Immigrants Struggle to Integrate into S. Korean Society: Study

SEOUL, May 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Among marriage immigrants, the majority of the Vietnamese live in the countryside, while Chinese live mostly in urban areas. Vietnamese immigrants living in the countryside face more difficulties due to language and cultural barriers. They are in many cases sidelined from social networks and communities, which calls for additional [...]