On the threshold of the election of five countries as non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council slated for June 7, a Japanese high-ranking diplomat has expressed his belief that Vietnam will have a high chance to win the election.
In fresh show of naval force in the contested South China Sea, a U.S. guided missile destroyer conducted drills with a Japanese aircraft carrier, two Indian naval ships and a Philippine patrol vessel in the waterway claimed by China, the U.S. Navy said on Thursday.
Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh came to the Japanese Embassy in Hanoi on May 6 to extend congratulations on the occasion of the enthronement of Emperor Naruhito.
The third Hue International Hot Air Balloon Festival 2019 opened on April 27 with the participation of hot air balloons from Thailand, the Republic of Korea, Japan, the Netherlands, and host Vietnam.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a meeting with Toshihiro Nikai, Secretary-General of Japanese ruling Liberal Democratic Party, in Beijing on April 26.
The five-day exhibition features hundreds of flower works, including those arranged by members of the Ikenobo family, especially the 45th headmaster Ikenobo Senei. It is expected to attract tens of thousands of visitors.
Two training vessels of the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force arrived at Tien Sa port on March 6, beginning a visit to the central city of Da Nang.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung asserted that Vietnam extremely values its economic cooperation with Japan while hailing efforts of the Government and businesses of Japan in maintaining their country’s position as the top investor in Vietnam in 2017 and 2018.
The Vietnam National Space Centre (VNSC) has received several objects from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) for exhibition at the country’s space museum.
Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung hosted a reception in Hanoi on January 17 for Toshiko Abe, member of the Japan House of Representatives and Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, who has been in Vietnam to attend the sixth Japan-Vietnam Festival.
Akihiro Adachi, a 31-year-old audiovisual equipment designer at Panasonic Corp, longed for some personal space during his lengthy train rides from Osaka to Tokyo. So when his company set out to encourage innovation, he joined with some colleagues and came up with “Wear Space,” a headset that limits noise and peripheral vision.
Solutions to lessen worsening noise levels at airports were discussed at a workshop held by the Ministry of Transport (MoT) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Hanoi on November 29.
PSNews – Over 800 athletes, including many police officers of Vietnam and Japan, participated in the “Kizuna Ekiden 2018 – Run for Traffic Safety”, a running competition taking place on November 18 in Hanoi.
A forum was held by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) in Hanoi on November 15 to discuss trade and investment cooperation between Vietnam and Japan.
The application of policies and advanced technologies from Japan towards reducing the damage caused by floods and landslides was highlighted at a seminar held in Hanoi on November 9 by the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority (VDMA) in collaboration with the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism.
PSNews - Professor Masatoshi Makuuchi in collaboration with doctors of the Da Nang General Hospital on November 8 successfully performed a surgery to remove a liver tumor from a 78-year-old man.
PSNews – The authorities of Hoi An hoped that the modern wastewater treatment facility in the area near Pagoda Bridge, which was mostly sponsored by Japan will help the ancient town deal with wastewater pollution, contributing to creating a green, clean and beautiful landscape.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc reiterated the Vietnamese Government’s commitment to offer the best possible conditions for foreign investors, including those from Japan’s Saitama prefecture at a reception in Hanoi for its Governor Kiyoshi Ueda on October 26.
China and Japan on Friday pledged to forge closer ties as both countries stood together at an “historic turning point”, signing a broad range of agreements including a $30 billion currency swap pact, amid rising trade tensions with Washington.
Japan is currently Vietnam’s leading economic partner, according to the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).