BREAKING: Vietnam suspends entry of all foreigners amid COVID-19 since March 22

The Government of Vietnam has decided to temporarily suspend entry of all foreigners since March 22 due to swift and complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest move was amid quick increase of the number of new infections cases (77 as of 8 pm on Saturday) over the past two weeks and influx of […]

Coronavirus: Life inside a Vietnamese government quarantine

British citizen Gavin Wheeldon has been held in a Vietnamese government quarantine near Hanoi since March 14. Here he provides an insight on what day-to-day life is like under complete lockdown. Gavin Wheeldon is a British citizen who has been held in a Vietnamese government-run quarantine in Son Tay since March 14 after landing in Hanoi […]

Vietnam halts visa issuance for foreigners to control COVID-19 from today

In light of coronavirus spread concerns, Vietnam will temporarily suspend visa issuance for foreigners entering the country for a period of 30 days starting Wednesday (March 18), Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc said. Speaking at the conference on novel coronavirus (COVID-19) prevention and control on Tuesday, the Vietnamese Government leader said cases of visa exemption […]

Vietnam to refuse visitors from UK, Schengen countries-state media

HANOI, March 13 (Reuters) – Vietnam will stop issuing tourist visas to citizens from Europe’s Schengen area and Britain starting from Sunday, amid concerns over the spreading coronavirus, state media reported on Friday. The restriction will start from midday, March 15, following a proposal from the country’s prime minister, state-run newspaper Hanoimoi reported. The British […]

Vietnam closes popular tourist destinations to fight Covid-19 pandemic

Quang Ninh, Hai Phong, Quang Nam and other provinces has announced temporary closure of tourist destinations after Vietnam confirmed more Covid-19 infected patients, of whom most are foreigners. The authorities of nothern Quang Ninh province has decided to stop receiving tourists in Ha Long Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay, Yen Tu Site, Co To Tourist […]

Corona virus Outbreak: Vietnam Temporarily Suspends Entry for 8 European Countries

Vietnam will temporarily suspend the entry for citizens of Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom due to the coronavirus outbreak. According to the latest decision of Nguyen Xuan Phuc, the Prime Minister of Vietnam, that came into force on March 9, 2020, citizens of these eight countries will need to […]