Japan to ease visa issuance restrictions for Vietnamese employees

The country sent 33,500 guest workers overseas in the first half of this year, a 40 percent year-on-year decline due to travel restrictions to contain the Covid-19 pandemic. At a government meeting last month Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said such workers could be sent abroad if accepted.


Within the framework of the event, the two agencies signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation, under which they will exchange information about policies and measures in support of Vietnamese small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), share experience in organising activities for SMEs, and join hands to organise workshops, exhibitions, fairs and other trade promotion activities […]


The contents of the investigation include identifying information of the enterprises (name, address, telephone, fax, email, tax code, type of economy, main business line); the situation of production and business activities of enterprises; solutions of businesses to respond to the effects of COVID-19; evaluate the effectiveness of Government solutions to support businesses; and information on […]

EVFTA: Opportunity for Vietnam-Netherlands trade cooperation

Hanoi (VNA) – Benefits generated by the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and challenges to Dutch investors in Vietnam are among the topics discussed at a virtual forum on September 9. The event was jointly held by the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT), and the Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers (VNO-NCW). Deputy […]

Vietnam’s Quang Binh to promote tourism on TripAdvisor

Authorities in the north-central Vietnamese province of Quang Binh will advertise the locality’s tourism on TripAdvisor in 2017 following their recent consensus this week. Quang Binh officials said on Friday that they had reached agreement with TripAdvisor on promoting the province’s tourist industry on the travel website. There has been little international advertising for Quang […]

Kim Jong-un impersonator reveals real reason he was deported from Vietnam

“The next day, the immigration officers found a lady who was responsible for my visa and they forced her to sign a statement agreeing that there had been some sort of mistake (on issuing the visa), therefore they can cancel it.”

​Taiwan puts a lot of effort into attracting tourists from Vietnam

According to Tony Wu, by the end of this year, Vietnam and Taiwan are expected to reach a mutual milestone of more than one million of tourists visiting both places, including more than 600,000 Taiwanese tourists traveling to Vietnam and over 400,000 Vietnamese visitors to the territory.

A sigh of relief in Vietnam

People gather at a market in Hoi An, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam, September 13, 2020. Photo: Stivi Cooke If COVID-19 could show us all how nice it would be to have a quieter and slower pace of life, it does however feel better to be in the middle of so much energy and determination to […]

Promoting financial literacy for nation’s students

“This year’s programme aims to build on the success of previous years as we work to provide lifelong financial skills to the people of Vietnam,” said Dang Tuyet Dung, Visa country manager for Vietnam and Laos. “We continue to be encouraged by the diversity and high standard of student submissions and we look forward to […]

Rate of Foreign Students Staying to Work in US Slows

Foreigners who study full time in the U.S. typically have F-1 and M-1 visas and are restricted from working off campus, according to the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services website. The F or M visa expires three months after graduation, unless extended for additional study. However, the OPT program offers graduates a temporary work visa, […]