The Vietnamese government has green-lighted several proposals, including waiving visas for more nations, to revive the country’s troubled tourist industry.
The Government Office has announced Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam’s intention to rectify difficulties facing tourists applying for Vietnamese visa extensions.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung chaired the Government’s regular meeting in Hanoi on April 25 to discuss socio-economic performance in the month and the first four months of 2015.
A new app ‘My European Union’ launched by the delegation of the European Union (EU) at an event in Hanoi on April 14 is a great way for Vietnamese to learn everything about the EU.
(VOV) -The French embassy is to sign partnership agreements on May 15 with six of Vietnam’s travel companies in order to help them expedite the granting of visas to their clients.
(VOV) - HCM City has cumulatively attracted 5,300 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects and US$36 billion in pledged investment, city leaders announced at a March 4 meeting with foreign investors.
(VOV) - The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) has proposed exempting visa for Indian tourists, said MCST Deputy Minister Ho Anh Tuan at a Vietnam-India tourism and aviation cooperation conference in Hanoi on November 29.
The Japanese Embassy in Hanoi announced that on November 20, Japan started a simplified application procedure for single tourist visas for Vietnamese nationals as part of efforts to further promote people-to-people exchanges between the two countries.
(VOV) - The Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has extended visa exemptions for Indonesian, Filipino and Vietnamese citizens, the Embassy of Japan in Hanoi reported on September 30.
(VOV) - The Republic of Korea (Rok) has made it easier for Vietnamese tourists, patients, and students to obtain a visa, requiring fewer evidentiary documents when applying for the visa and enjoying a greatly reduced processing time and application fee.
(VOV) - Cooperation with Japanese businesses will sharpen the exporting skills of Vietnamese partners, enabling them to better compete in the global marketplace, said Nishiyama Akia, Director of Japan BSO company at a seminar in HCM City on August 19.
(VOV) - Danang city has maximized efforts to market its tourism and investment appeal to international audiences through increased advertising and easing up on procedures for tourists to obtain travel visas.
Vietnam and other Southeast Asian countries are now subject to a large-scale relaxed visa programme issued by the Japanese government in a bid to increase the number of tourists from these nations to the East Asian country.
A centre for receiving visa applications to the UK opened in Ho Chi Minh City on February 21.
(VOV) -E-commerce is becoming increasingly popular in Vietnam.
Fees for visa and temporary residence card applications will be increased by US$15-35, effective in January 2013.
(VOV) -The US Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City launched the EducationUSA Advising Centre on November 9.
(VOV) - Vietnam and Kuwait have agreed on visa exemption for their diplomatic passport holders, according to Kuwait’s state news agency KUNA.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) will introduce drastic measures to minimise the hiring of unskilled foreign workers in Vietnam, Minister Pham Thi Hai Chuyen said on August 21.
As of April 15 this year it will take only five days, instead of the former seven for overseas Vietnamese to receive a visa waiver.