FRANCE 24 marks Vietnam launch with special programming

FRANCE 24 marks Vietnam launch with special programming © FRANCE 24

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 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 , based in Bogota, Colombia.

As of Thursday, FRANCE 24’s English version is available to more than three million households that subscribe to ’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 coommunity

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.

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