It will be the second time the two sides meet. Vietnam won against Japan in their group round last week by 16-25, 22-25, 25-22, 25-22, 18-16. Vietnam came from behind on May 27 to defeat Iran 18-21, 25-18, 25-22, 25-18. The team’s first victory occurred in the second stage of the qualification.
Vietnam gets Japan help to monitor greenhouse gas emissions By Thanh Trung - The Saigon Times Daily HANOI - The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment have signed an agreement to help Vietnam strengthen its capacity to monitor greenhouse gas emissions. JICA said in a statement on Wednesday that the project is aimed at enhancing Vietnam's capacity in periodically and systematically collecting and compiling necessary data for national greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories; promoting the understanding of national GHG inventories among relevant parties and managing quality assurance/quality control of GHG inventories for key sectors.…... [read more]
A Vietnamese high-ranking delegation led by NA Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong will pay an official visit to Japan from March 16-20. As scheduled, the delegation will meet with the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Speaker of the House of Councillors. They will hold meeting with leaders of the Liberal Democratic Party and the Communist Party of Japan. They will also visit some cultural relic sites and economic centres in Japan. On the occasion, VOV reporter interviewed Taniguchi-Tomohiko, deputy head of the press department of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Reporter: In the past three years, Vietnam…... [read more]
Vietnam and Japan need to renew regional and global perspectives and get rid of the Western model, said Professor Momoki Shiro from the Osaka National University of Japan. While delivering his speech at a presentation held in Hanoi on Dec. 2 by the Vietnam Institute for Social Sciences, Professor Momoki Shiro talked about necessary measures to build a strategic partnership and increase mutual understanding between Vietnam and Japan, based on the viewpoint of Japanese historian. He also mentioned issues relating to social sciences and humanity of both countries. He said that Vietnam and Japan should change the mechanism for educational…... [read more]
The Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) held a press conference on February 23 to announce the report on investment situations of Japanese businesses operating in Vietnam based on business survey results in Asia and Oceania in 2015. Much hope for investment environment in Vietnam Mr Atsusuke Kawada, Chief Representative of JETRO Hanoi, said, among 557 Japanese companies surveyed in Vietnam, the number of profit-making companies dropped 3.5 per cent from the previous year to 58.8 per cent. The number of loss-making companies rose 1.3 per cent from the previous year to 26.2 per cent. Notably, 63.9 per cent of Japanese…... [read more]
Vietnam defines Japan as the leading important and long-term development partner, said Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong in his interview granted to major Japanese news agencies and newspapers on the threshold of his official visit to Japan from September 15-18. Regarding questions raised by reporters of NHK Television, Yomiuri Shimbun and Asahi Shimbun newspapers on the aim of the visit, the Party leader said that this is his first ever official visit to Japan in the capacity as the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam at the invitation of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The visit takes place…... [read more]