Korean firms present scholarships to Vietnamese students hinh anh 1Outstanding students receive scholarships at the Korean Entrepreneur Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Festival last year. (Photo: tuoitre.vn)  

Hanoi – A total of 115 outstanding students
received scholarships worth 1.15 billion VND (about 47,500 USD) from 61 Korean enterprises at the Korean Entrepreneur Corporate Social
Responsibility (CSR) Festival on November 29 in Hanoi.

Addressing the event, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
Nguyen Minh Hang said that Korean firms‘ contributions to society in the
past year are noble gestures, reflecting the spirit and responsibility for sustainable
and inclusive development of the Korean business community in the world and in

She also urged the Korean Chamber of Business in Vietnam (KOCHAM)
and Korean enterprises to continue expanding their investment, generating
jobs and creating the best conditions for Vietnamese workers working at Korean

Ambassador of the
Republic of Korea to Vietnam Choi Young-sam said that since the two countries
established diplomatic relations in 1992, two-way trade turnover has increased
175 times and the RoK has become the largest foreign investor in the Southeast
Asia country.

The festival is an
annual event which has been organised by KOCHAM since 2015./.