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FRANCE 24 marks Vietnam launch with special programming

FRANCE 24’s English-language channel is broadcasting a series of reports on Vietnam and the Vietnamese diaspora to mark its expanded presence in the South-East Asian country.


The Paris-based international news channel broadcasts 24/7 to 180 countries around the world in French, Arabic and English. Last year it added a fourth language with the launch of its Spanish channel, based in Bogota, Colombia.

As of Thursday, FRANCE 24’s English version is available to more than three million households that subscribe to Vietnam’s pay-TV operators. The channel is marking the event with a series of reports on the fast-growing South-East Asian country and its historic ties to France.

  • Foreign investors tap Vietnam's e-commerce boom

In Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam's economic hub, Clovis Casali reports on the thriving e-commerce sector that is attracting the likes of Chinese giant Alibaba.

  • A shared history: France's vibrant Vietnamese community

Charli James takes a look at how the Vietnamese diaspora has adapted to life in France, home to one of the world's largest Vietnamese communities.

  • Turning Vietnam into a football powerhouse

Clovis Casali meets the French coach hoping to turn Vietnam into a major player in Asian football through grassroots academies.

Text by FRANCE 24

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