VGP - Asia is Viet Nam’s largest export market in the first half of 2022 as it purchased US$239.45 billion of goods, representing a year-on-year increase of 16.1 percent, and accounting for 64.5 percent of the country’s total export revenue, according to the General Department of Viet Nam Customs (GDVC).
VGP – Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and Malaysian counterpart Ismail Sabri Yaakob welcomed the early conclusion of the agreement on mutual recognition of COVID-19 vaccination certificates, during their summit meeting in Ha Noi on Monday.
VGP – The Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism has updated travel regulations as Viet Nam fully opened borders to foreign arrivals from March 15.
VGP – Foreign arrivals wishing to enter Viet Nam will no longer be obliged to follow mandatory quarantine requirements as such measure has been lifted by the Ministry of Health.
VGP – The Government on Tuesday decided to resume pre-pandemic visa issuance as Viet Nam seeks to fully revitalize international tourism from March 15.
VGP – The Government has decided to resume visa exemption for citizens from 13 countries after nearly two years of border closure due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
VGP - Available data suggests continued recovery of domestic economic activities with industrial production growing by 8.5 percent and retail sales by 3.1 percent compared to the same period last year despite the effects of the recent surge in COVID-19 infections on labor supply, production and consumption.
VGP – The Directorate General of Immigration of Indonesia has announced the commencement of Visa on Arrival (VoA) for Tourism for 23 countries, including Viet Nam, which came into effect on March 7.
VGP - The Travel, a vacation website, has listed Ha Long Bay in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh and Cu Chi Tunnels in Ho Chi Minh City among the ten must-visit epic and adventurous places in Southeast Asia.
VGP - The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has decided to launch vaccinated travel lane (VTLs) for Viet Nam from March 16.
VGP – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh thanked the EU and its member countries for timely sharing vaccines, medical supplies and equipment with Viet Nam, during his reception for Executive Vice President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans on Friday.
VGP – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has renewed guidelines for the implementation of the second phase of a pilot program to welcome international tourists.
VGP - As of February 16, 14 countries and territories recognized Viet Nam’s vaccine passport, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang told reporters on Thursday.
VGP – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh asked Pfizer to deliver 22 million vaccine doses for children from 5 to under 12 years of age at the earliest and try to complete the contract no later than May this year.
VGP - Ha Noi’s cultural and historic sites such as the Temple of Literature, the One Pillar Pagoda, Thang Long Imperial Citadel and Ngoc Son Temple have been allowed to reopen to visitors from February 15 after more than nine months of closure as a COVID-19 containment move.
VGP - Prospects for Viet Nam’s economy in 2022 are good. As factories and services approach normal, there will be a jump in output. Most projections are for 6–7 per cent real GDP growth.
VGP - More than one million kindergarteners, primary-school and sixth-grade students in Ho Chi Minh City return to schools on Monday after studying online for nine months due to COVID-19.