Japan and Vietnam agree to promote defense cooperation

National / Politics May 5, 2019

Japan and Vietnam agree to promote defense cooperation

Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met in Hanoi on Saturday and agreed to strengthen their countries' defense cooperation. The two nations will promote exchange programs for their defense industries while Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force vessels will make port calls ...

Vietnamese to increase charter flights to Fukushima

National Aug 26, 2017

Vietnamese to increase charter flights to Fukushima

Fukushima Gov. Masao Uchibori said on Friday in Ho Chi Minh City that he had reached an agreement with two Vietnamese companies to temporarily increase charter flights between Vietnam and the northeastern prefecture. Local budget carrier Vietjet Air and travel agency Vietravel agreed to boost ...

Japan vows to help energy and urban development in Vietnam

National / Politics May 8, 2017

Japan vows to help energy and urban development in Vietnam

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh said their countries will cooperate further on infrastructure projects in areas such as urban development and energy. Kishida said he and Minh also pledged when they met Monday in Tokyo to promote free ...

National Jan 20, 2017

Japan's Imperial Couple to make first visit to Vietnam

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko will make a weeklong trip from Feb. 28 to Vietnam, their first visit to the Southeast Asian country, as well as Thailand, the government said Friday. The Emperor and Empress aim to promote international goodwill in their visit to Vietnam, ...