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Vietnam – Japan: Old partners, new partnership

Politics

Vietnam – Japan: Old partners, new partnership

Vietnam and Japan are this year celebrating 45 years of their diplomatic ties, but bilateral relations date back to the 8th century. The over-1,000-year connections are now in their prime, with two countries in an Extensive Strategic Partnership for Peace and Prosperity in Asia.

Japanese deputy ambassador honoured with Hanoi’s insignia

Society

Japanese deputy ambassador honoured with Hanoi’s insignia

The People’s Committee of Hanoi has presented the “for the cause of capital city construction” insignia to Katsuro Nagai, Japanese Deputy Ambassador in Vietnam, in recognition of his contributions to the growth of Hanoi and the development of ties between Vietnam and Japan.

More Japanese cherry trees planted in Hanoi

Society

More Japanese cherry trees planted in Hanoi

The Japanese retail group AEON planted 500 more cherry blossom trees at the Hoa Binh Park in Hanoi on March 10 as part of the activities to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-Japan diplomatic ties.