Foreigners entering Vietnam on a short-term working trip may not be subject to 14-day quarantine but there will be a number of conditions attached, according to new guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health on September 1.
Foreigners who entered Vietnam from March 1 can have their temporary stay permits automatically extended for another month until September 30, the Immigration Department announced on August 31.
As many as 93,720 foreign labourers have been working in Vietnam as of August 2020, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
VOV.VN - Over the past few days, foreigners living and working in Son Tra district of Da Nang city, the epicenter of the country’s largest coronavirus outbreak, have been tested for COVID-19.
VOV.VN - A group of foreign teachers in the central city of Da Nang have pooled their resources and mobilised their friends to purchase essential goods in an effort to help underprivileged people impacted by the battle against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
VOV.VN - According to the statistics released by the Ho Chi Minh City Real Estate Association (HoREA), foreign nationals have purchased between 14,800 and 16,000 houses nationwide over the past five years, representing 2% of all homes sold during the reviewed period.
VOV.VN - The south-central province of Khanh Hoa has managed to transform approximately 2,000 hotel rooms into quarantine sites to be used by foreigners, according to the provincial Department of Health.
Ho Chi Minh City has issued work permits to 5,370 foreigners, including over 2,400 new ones, since the beginning of this year.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese Government has recently promulgated Decree No 75/2020 providing details for a number of articles belonging to the Law on amendments and supplements and a number of articles to the Law on Entry, Exit, Transit, and Residence of Foreigners in Vietnam.
VOV.VN - Approximately 3,000 experts, senior personnel, investors, managers, and engineers have received permission to enter Ho Chi Minh City with the aim of assisting local enterprises in recovering production.
The Association for Liaison with Overseas Vietnamese held a ceremony on June 24 to introduce a new Vietnamese textbook entitled “Xin Chao Viet Nam” designed for overseas Vietnamese and foreigners who wish to learn the Vietnamese language.
The Hanoi Department of Construction has listed 22 commercial housing projects, some complete and some under construction, where foreigners can own homes.
Only 31 out of 470 foreign visitors currently staying in HCMC wish to return to their home countries, while most of the remainder want to remain in the city even though the social distancing order is still in place to contain the spread of the new coronavirus.
VOV.VN - Vietnam creates favourable conditions for foreigners stranded in Vietnam to fly home according to the Vietnamese law and medical requirements on epidemic prevention, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang has said.
VOV.VN - Due to the increasingly complicated developments regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, several residential apartments throughout Hanoi have moved to intensify control over foreigners, whilst also disinfecting lobbies as a means of preventing the potential spread of the disease.
The Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs will suspend issuing new labor permits for foreign workers coming from coronavirus-stricken areas.
VOV.VN - A number of the villages scattered throughout Mai Chau district in the northern province of Hoa Binh boast stunning natural landscapes which provides visitors with a great experience.
VOV.VN - The revised Law on Exit, Entry, Transit and Residence of Foreigners in Vietnam is expected to be ratified at the ongoing National Assembly session.
Central Khanh Hoa Province has ordered a real estate developer to terminate 20 contracts selling apartments to foreigners, saying the sale was unauthorized.
Many foreigners are keen to buy high-end apartments in Vietnam but the process is anything but straightforward.