RoK, Vietnam eye closer economic ties despite pandemic Business

RoK, Vietnam eye closer economic ties despite pandemic

The Republic of Korea (RoK) and Vietnam held a video conference on April 13 to share ideas on ways to expand their economic ties despite the strain caused by the pandemic on global business activities, according to the Yonhap News Agency.
Foreign Ministry announces changes in RoK’s visa policy Politics

Foreign Ministry announces changes in RoK’s visa policy

The Vietnamese Foreign Ministry on April 10 received a diplomatic note from the Republic of Korea (RoK) Embassy in Vietnam which said amid the complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide, the Korean Government has decided to suspend the validity of short-term visa for foreigners, irrespective of countries and territories, starting from 00:00 am on April 13.
Indonesia, RoK agree to sign FTA World

Indonesia, RoK agree to sign FTA

Indonesia and the Republic of Korea on April 6 agreed to hold a signing ceremony of their bilateral free trade deal in the near future to quickly implement it in a way that helps minimise the economic fallout from the new coronavirus pandemic.
Vietnam ready with citizen protection measures in Germany Society

Vietnam ready with citizen protection measures in Germany

The Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang has said the ministry asked the Vietnamese Embassy in Berlin, Germany, to work with the host authorities to ensure legitimate rights and interests of Vietnamese citizens and stay ready to conducts citizen protection measures if necessary.
RoK’s airline reduces flights to Southeast Asia World

RoK’s airline reduces flights to Southeast Asia

Asiana Airlines, the Republic of Korea’s second-largest carrier, said it will suspend or reduce flights to Southeast Asia due to declining demand amid the spreading COVID-19 outbreak, according to Yonhap.
Cambodia expects to draw more investment from RoK World

Cambodia expects to draw more investment from RoK

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on February 4 that Cambodia hopes to attract more investment from the Republic of Korea (RoK) by taking advantage of a double taxation avoidance agreement between the two countries.
RoK wants India to join RCEP World

RoK wants India to join RCEP

Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Indonesia Kim Chang-beom on January 14 affirmed that RoK wants India to be a member of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).