Japanese firms plan to invest in agriculture in Ha Nam
Many Japanese companies are planning to invest in the Red River Delta province of Ha Nam, especially in agriculture, and they hope to receive support from the local authorities, a Japanese official has said.
Japan to provide Vietnam with clean coal tech
Japan’s coal enterprises are ready to transfer clean coal technology to Vietnam’s firms to reduce emissions and enhance efficiency in the electricity sector, said Noboru Aoki, head of the environment division at New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation.
Japanese dancer to perform in Cinderella ballet
Japanese dancer Nobuo Fujino will perform in a ballet based on Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev’s Cinderella, which will be staged at the HCM City Opera House on Friday and Saturday (April 28 and 29).
Tien Giang pledges optimal conditions for Japanese investors
The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang will create optimal condition for foreign investors, particularly those from Japan, said a local official.
Prime Minister greets Japanese, RoK guests
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Hanoi on April 20 Nakamura Norimichi, Governor of Nagasaki prefecture, who is visiting Vietnam with a business delegation.
JICA’s committed loans for Vietnam roughly unchanged in FY 2017
The capital that the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) pledges to loan to Vietnam in fiscal year 2017 (from April 2017 to March 2018) will not differ much from the previous fiscal year.
Over 6,000 Japanese firms explore investment in HCM City
The Japanese External Trade Organisation (JETRO) representative office in Ho Chi Minh City welcomed more than 6,000 Japanese firms to study the investment environment in the southern economic hub in 2016.
Vietnam chairs Asian-Pacific charity fair in Japan
Vietnam was the chair of the 41st Asia-Pacific Ladies Friendship Society (ALFS) Charity Bazaar, held in Tokyo, Japan, on April 19, which attracted the participation of 19 regional countries.
Japan’s Transcosmos, Can Tho city seek e-commerce partnership
The People’s Committee of the Mekong delta city of Can Tho had a working session on April 18 with a delegation from Japan’s Transcosmos group on a plan to cooperate and invest in e-commerce.
Japanese Emperor, Empress host tea party following Vietnam visit
Japanese Emperor and Empress hosted a tea party at the Imperial Palace, Tokyo, on April 17 to celebrate the success of their Vietnam visit from February 28 – March 5.
Japanese PM sends condolences to murdered girl’s family
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has extended his condolences to the family of Le Thi Nhat Linh, a nine-year-old Vietnamese girl murdered in Matsudo city, Chiba prefecture, in late March.
Japan commends Vietnam’s business climate
Approximately 1,600 Japanese firms are operating in Vietnam as a result of the country’s efforts to improve investment climate, said Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida.
Japan vows to quickly solve murder of Vietnamese girl
Japan is committed to investigating the murder of Vietnamese girl Tran Thi Nhat Linh in Chiba prefecture and punishing the culprit in line with the law, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said on April 14
Japan: Police name neighbour as suspect in murder of Vietnamese girl
Police of Japan’s Chiba prefecture on April 14 said the suspect arrested in the morning of the same day in connection with the murder of a 9-year-old Vietnamese girl is the girl’s neighbor in Matsudo.
Vietnam welcomes Japanese investors: investment minister
Vietnam wants Japanese enterprises to seek business and investment opportunities in the country, said Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung on April 13.
Japanese group to establish 252 mln USD fund, targeting Vietanm
Japan’s Mizuho Financial Group will set up a 252 million USD (28 billion JPY) investment fund early this summer to invest in small- and medium-sized companies in Southeast Asia, Nikkei reported.
Japan police arrest suspect in murder of Vietnamese girl
Japanese police arrested on April 14 a man in connection with the murder of a 9-year-old Vietnamese girl in Chiba prefecture, according to local media.
HCM City bolsters investment, tourism links with Kansai region
Ho Chi Minh City organised a conference in Osaka city on April 13 to promote its investment and tourism partnership with the Kansai region of Japan.