US President Donald Trump (L) and DPRK leader Kim Jong-un (Source: VNA)

US, DPRK leaders begin summit in Hanoi

US President Donald Trump and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) leader Kim Jong-un began their second summit at Sofitel Legend Metropole hotel in Hanoi downtown at 6:30pm on February 27 (local time). 
President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in

RoK President optimistic about DPRK-US summit in Hanoi

The second summit between the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the US in Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi will be a critical turning point for the complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula, according to President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in.
Vietnam’s exemplary free kick in the 70th minute saw Tran Minh Vuong, 16, make history by scoring a goal during his very first Asian Games match. (Source: VNA)

Vietnam lose 1-3 to RoK in ASIAD semifinals

Vietnam’s Olympic football squad lost to the Republic of Korea (RoK) 1-3 during the semifinal match of the ongoing Asian Games (ASIAD) 2018 in Indonesia on August 29. 
Ly Xuong Can (Source:

Ly descendant named Vietnam’s tourism ambassador to RoK

Ly Xuong Can, a descendant of King Ly Thai To – the first king of the Ly dynasty (1010-1225), has been appointed Vietnam’s tourism ambassador to the Republic of Korea (RoK) for 2017-2020 by the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. 
Son Kim Group Chairman Nguyen Hoang Tuan (center left) and GS25 CEO Cho Yoon-sung (center right) shake hands after the two companies signed a contract to jointly operate the convenience store chain in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. (Source: GS RETAIL)

RoK’s GS25 to open convenience stores in Vietnam

After the opening of Japan’s first 7-Eleven store in Vietnam in June, the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s GS25 convenience store chain has official announced its intention to enter the market, reported online news website
Tourists visit Hue Imperial Citadel (Source: VNA)

RoK tops the list of foreign visitors to Thua Thien-Hue

The central province of Thua Thien Hue welcomed 414,500 international visitors in the first half of this year, up 6.76 percent year-on-year, with tourists from the Republic of Korea (RoK) topping the list.