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20.1pct surge reported in West European tourist arrivals

20.1pct surge reported in West European tourist arrivals

A year-on-year surge of 20.1 percent was reported in the number of tourists from West European countries visiting Vietnam in the first five months of this year as a result of the 11-month-old visa exemption policy.

Europe tightens migrant control

Europe tightens migrant control

(VOV5) - European countries have strengthened the control of migrants after a series of women in Cologne, Germany were attacked by a number of migrants from Middle East and North African countries.

EU considers halting Schengen visa free travel

EU considers halting Schengen visa free travel

(VOV) - The migrant crisis in the EU has had serious consequences on some member countries. The EU has considered a halt to the Schengen visa free travel agreement in two years to tighten security.

Unruly guest worker behaviour embarrasses Vietnam

Unruly guest worker behaviour embarrasses Vietnam

(VOV) - Guest workers have been growing rapidly in numbers and are an important resource that contributes significantly to economic development, according to former Deputy Head Dao Cong Hai of the Overseas Labour Management Department (OLMD).

Visas waived for Vietnamese expatriates

Visas waived for Vietnamese expatriates

Vietnamese expatriates, their spouses and children are able to enter Vietnam without visas as stipulated in a decree recently issued by the government.

Danang, US boost trade, investment relations

Danang, US boost trade, investment relations

Potential for Danang to profit from trade, investment and economic integration once the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement comes into effect as well as investment opportunities in the US were featured at a conference held in the central coastal city on September 28.

Thailand: New visa rules to be launched

Thailand: New visa rules to be launched

Thailand’s new six-month, multiple-entry tourist visas will become available from November 13, announced the country’s Foreign Ministry on September 22.

Vietnam, Cyprus spotlight trade, investment ties

Vietnam, Cyprus spotlight trade, investment ties

Trade and investment have been defined as the cornerstone of the relationship between Vietnam and Cyprus in the coming time during Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son’s Cyprus working visit on September 11-12.

Call to extend visa-free status for W. Europe

Call to extend visa-free status for W. Europe

Vietnam should extend the visa-free period for visitors from five Western European countries, continue with this policy for more than a year, and improve tourism products to attract more tourists from this market, industry insiders told the 2015 International Travel Expo HCM City on September 11.

Foreign arrivials rise sharply after visa waiver

Foreign arrivials rise sharply after visa waiver

The visa-free travel policy which Vietnam granted for five European countries last month has paid off, with tourists from those markets hugely contributing to the solid growth of the country’s international arrival numbers in August.