ASEAN, RoK agree to speed up customs procedures

ASEAN, RoK agree to speed up customs procedures

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have agreed to settle difficulties in customs procedures for more effective implementation of their free trade agreement (FTA), according to the RoK’s Ministry of Economy and Finance.
RoK considers joining CPTPP

RoK considers joining CPTPP

The Trade Ministry of the Republic of Korea (RoK) on September 30 said that it is reviewing joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in line with its goal to play a leading role in trade in the region.
Vietnam's coffee exports to RoK likely to increase

Vietnam's coffee exports to RoK likely to increase

Vietnam’s coffee exports to the Republic of Korea (RoK) are forecast to grow in the near future as the RoK’s demand for the product has been on the rise, according to experts.
ASEAN, RoK strengthen economic ties amid COVID-19

ASEAN, RoK strengthen economic ties amid COVID-19

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Republic of Korea (RoK) agreed on September 1 to deepen trade ties to cope with the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and make efforts to increase the supply of vaccines.
RoK launches search for missing Vietnamese sailor

RoK launches search for missing Vietnamese sailor

Segye Ilbo newspaper and busanmbc.co.kr of the Republic of Korea (RoK) reported on August 29 that a Vietnamese sailor has gone missing from a Vietnamese cargo ship and the country’s Coast Guard has launched a search for him.
RoK, Thailand enhance collaboration in future industries, health care

RoK, Thailand enhance collaboration in future industries, health care

The top diplomats of the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Thailand on August 27 agreed to intensify cooperation in future industries, health care and green technologies during their talks in the Southeast Asian country, according to the RoK Foreign Ministry.
Korean firm expands tire cord plant in Vietnam

Korean firm expands tire cord plant in Vietnam

Kolon Industries, an industrial materials producer of the Republic of Korea (RoK), on January 12 said it will expand its tire cord plant in Vietnam to increase exports from the Southeast Asian country, the Yonhap News Agency reported.
Prime Minister hosts RoK NA Speaker

Prime Minister hosts RoK NA Speaker

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has suggested lifting two-way trade between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) to 100 billion USD from 68 billion USD in 2019.
RoK offers 300,000 USD worth of cash relief to flood-hit central Vietnam

RoK offers 300,000 USD worth of cash relief to flood-hit central Vietnam

Ambassador of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Park Noh-Wan on October 29 handed over 300,000 USD in cash from the RoK government to Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Hoang Hiep to help flood-hit provinces in central Vietnam.
Conference promotes RoK investment in Quang Ninh

Conference promotes RoK investment in Quang Ninh

Representatives of large companies from the Republic of Korea (RoK) took part in a recent conference promoting investment in the northeastern coastal province of Quang Ninh.
RoK seeks ASEAN+3 summit on COVID-19

RoK seeks ASEAN+3 summit on COVID-19

The Republic of Korea (RoK) said on April 2 it is pushing for a special video conference of the leaders of the ASEAN Plus Three (APT) member states over the COVID-19 pandemic.
JICA: Southeast Asian trainees prefer RoK to Japan

JICA: Southeast Asian trainees prefer RoK to Japan

In a recent report on the programme to receive foreign intern trainees, the Japan International Cooperation Agency said the Republic of Korea (RoK) is emerging as a destination more preferable than Japan in the eyes of Southeast Asian trainees.