A 200 kph rail route that can carry both passengers and cargo will benefit Vietnam more than a 320 kph passenger exclusive, an expert says.
By making Vietnam and Indonesia his first overseas ports of call, Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga signalled that he intends to adhere closely to his predecessor Shinzo Abe’s ‘free and open Indo-Pacific’ strategy. Seeing that occur so clearly and so…
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s certainly understands the political importance of continuity, especially in Southeast Asia. Suga making a first stop in Hanoi, Vietnam and his second visit in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga’s recent trip to the Southeast Asian nations of Vietnam and Indonesia was his first overseas visit after taking over as Prime Minister from the previous incumbent, Shinzo Abe.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, in his first overseas summit since taking office last month, agreed with his Vietnamese counterpart to step up defense and security cooperation in the face of China’s expanding influence in the region.
Japan plans to sign an agreement with Vietnam to allow it to export defense equipment and technology to the country, part of a move to strengthen defense capabilities of Indo-Pacific nations to counter Chinese maritime advances, the Nikkei newspaper reported…
f Japan intends to keep relations warm with Vietnam, the government needs to scrap the long-troubled TITP, which stands accused of enabling labor rights abuses.
A Hanoi-Tokyo flight carrying nearly 60 passengers took off from Noi Bai International Airport on Saturday, making it the first international commercial flight after a six-month suspension due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Whoever succeeds Abe Shinzo, the two nations have ample reasons to widen and deepen their cooperation across a host of domains.
The outgoing Japanese PM leaves a legacy of strong Tokyo-Hanoi relations
Japan has signed a ¥36.6 billion ($345 million) loan agreement with Vietnam to provide the Southeast Asian country with six patrol boats to boost its maritime law enforcement capabilities, as Beijing steps up its claims in the South China Sea.