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HCM City (VNA) – A book on the cultural characteristics of Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK), and their similarities and differences, was introduced in Ho Chi Minh City on August 11.

The 480-page book is compiled by Associate Prof., Dr. Tran Thi Thu Luong, Director of the Korean Studies under the University of Social Sciences and Humanities, the National University of HCM City.

It compares the cultural features of Vietnam and the RoK in the past and today based on analyses on cultural structures as well as economic, political and social changes and sociological surveys conducted in the RoK community in HCM City, the RoK companies in Vietnam, and the Vietnam-RoK families in the RoK.

The book aims to help people of the two countries understand respective culture and adapt when living and working in the other country.-VNA