The Hanoitimes - Many South Korean travelers described an impressive experience in Vietnam, for them: “home away from home!” Vietnam opens tourism promotion office in South Korea Vietnam aims to pocket US$30 billion from tourism in 2019 The number of South Korean visitors to Vietnam in 2018 hit 3.48 million, a surge of 44.3% from a year earlier, continuing the upward trend over the past years. South Korean visitors in Vietnam Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are abuzz with Korean culture while beachside destinations like Danang, Hoi An, Nha Trang, and Phu Quoc are tailored for Korean tastes, according to both domestic and foreign media. Reasons attributed to the surge in South Korean visitors are as follows. Firstly, geographical proximity. It takes average five hours to get to Vietnam from South Korea. The short distance is a favorable condition for young people who can save time to enjoy their vacation in the country of both modern and … [Read more...] about Why is Vietnam so attractive to South Korean visitors?
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The Hanoitimes - Vietnam defeated Malaysia 1-0 last weekend and 3-2 on aggregate to crown champions of AFF Suzuki Cup 2018 for the first time since winning ts first cup in 2008. Ambassador of South Korea to Vietnam Kim Do-hyon has congratulated Vietnam on winning the AFF Suzuki Cup 2018 after a decade wait, partly thanks to the technical training by a tactician from the kimchi land. Ambassador of South Korea to Vietnam Kim Do-hyon speaks at the event on December 17. Photo: Minh Anh “Congratulations to Vietnam over the championship. The Vietnamese football team’s performance was so sensational,” the ambassador said at the “South Korean Entrepreneur CSR Night” in Hanoi on December 17. “Head coach Park Hang-seo has turned Vietnam and South Korea into a family. Some people say that Mr. Park Hang-seo is the South Korean ambassador here. I 100% agree,” Kim Do-hyon said in Vietnamese with a big smile. “I would like to see Vietnam … [Read more...] about South Korean envoy congratulates Vietnam over football win
Vietnamese and South Korean dancers to perform at Saigon Opera House By Minh Tuan Dancers are seen a practice session for the “120 We Are Approaching” show - PHOTO: COURTESY OF THE ORGANIZER HCMC - Contemporary dance show “120 We Are Approaching” featuring Vietnamese and South Korean dancers will take place at the Saigon Opera House on September 24, starting at 8 p.m. The show is a joint effort between South Korea’s Daegu City Dance Company (DCDC) and HCMC-based Arabesque. According to professional dancer and choreographer Nguyen Tan Loc from Arabesque, dancers from the two countries have practiced together for a couple of months to ensure perfect harmony, smoothness and fluency. “We create the show to promote cultural exchange between South Korea and Vietnam through contemporary dances and bring them closer to Vietnamese audiences,” said award-winning choreographer Kim Sungyong, art director of DCDC. “We choose the number 120 … [Read more...] about Vietnamese and South Korean dancers to perform at Saigon Opera House
"In the last few years around 6,000 Vietnamese women got married to South Koreans every year,” Lee Mi-yon, minister at the embassy, told VnExpress recently. "Since 2015, Vietnamese brides have accounted for the largest number of foreign brides in South Korea." In general the number of Vietnamese women marrying South Korean men has been increasing by around 20 percent per year, while the number of Chinese brides, who used to make up the biggest number, has been declining. Asked about the protection of Vietnamese brides' rights and interests, Lee said South Korea has strict laws on marriage brokering and appropriate punishments for violations. These organizations are required to meet certain criteria and provide accurate information to men seeking foreign brides, while Vietnamese women must also provide accurate information about themselves before moving to South Korea. In Vietnam, only organizations under the Women's Union are allowed to broker marriages, and any Korean entity … [Read more...] about Vietnamese brides in South Korea protected by strict laws: South Korean diplomat
The exam took place in the Labor and Social Affairs University in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. EPS including three exams on paper, replacing the computer exams used in previous years was held by Vietnamese Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs and Korean Ministry of Employment and Labor’s Human Resources Development Service following the agreement signed before. According to the Korean requirements, Vietnamese laborers who wish to work in Korea must master the language by taking the exam organized by the Korean Ministry of Employment and Labor’s Human Resources Development Service. Additionally, those who want to work in fisheries sector, must pass the skills exam, after passing a Korean language contest. Only candidates passing language and skill exams are eligible for registering to work in South Korea as per the EPS. The Department of Overseas Labor Management said that 11,62 Vietnamese candidates wishing to work in manufacturing, Korean need 6,300 workers. … [Read more...] about Thousands of Vietnamese laborers sit Korean-language tests