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.