The Spanish Embassy in Hanoi on Monday said it would accept Vietnam’s new passport following consultation with Spanish authorities.
With Vietnam reopening its borders after more than two years and lifting most Covid restrictions, here are some tips for foreigners on getting electronic visas for smooth entry.
With the election of a new Australian government, the chance to elevate ties between Hanoi and Canberra to the level of a comprehensive strategic partnership is within reach.
Renovations to the iconic Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon will last until 2027 instead of 2023 as originally planned, the HCMC culture department said Thursday.
The health ministry has asked localities nationwide to monitor foreign entrants from countries with monkeypox as an early response after infections were spotted in the region.
Dinh Viet Thang, head of the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam, said that they received an official notice from Chinese authorities asking airlines operating in Asia to avoid flying near the island of Taiwan from 11 am Thursday until Friday.
Foreign films are sweeping the box office while Vietnamese films are doing badly, with most of them losing money.
Vietnam’s new passports follow international standards and will still be issued despite visa denial by three European countries, the immigration department said.
Vietnam continues to follow a “One-China policy” and calls on all parties to not escalate tension in the Taiwan Strait, the foreign ministry said Wednesday.
Vietnam reported a total of 136,075 cases of dengue fever in the first seven months of this year, tripling the figure of the same period last year, the country’s Ministry of Health said Tuesday.
Vietnamese instant messaging app Zalo would limit friend lists, message requests and other functionalities if users fail to pay monthly subscription fees starting this August.
After being issued a yellow card, Hanoi must look to its neighbours and international laws for the way forward.
Spain has followed Germany in denying visas to holders of Vietnam’s new passports because it lacks information on the passport holder’s place of birth.
Of all the controversies surrounding the Vietnam War, one of the most enduring continues to be the use of Agent Orange.
Travel firms specializing in the Europe market said they have canceled tours or made last-minute itinerary changes after Germany refused to grant visas to holders of Vietnam’s new passports.
Though the number of daily infections and severe cases keeps rising, experts said it is implausible for Vietnam to experience another Covid-19 wave.
Unlike China’s crackdown on entrepreneurs, Vietnam’s Communist Party allows private tycoons to accumulate wealth in relative peace.
The German Embassy said it cannot grant visa to holders of Vietnam’s new passports as they lack the information of one’s place of birth, making it difficult for verification.
Garbage from take-away food and drinks make up 44 percent of plastic waste found at surveyed sites in Vietnam, according to the World Bank.
Loudspeakers are set to return to all Hanoi wards and communes by 2025, eight years after they were removed for being noisy and redundant.
An undersea Internet cable linking Vietnam with Hong Kong and Japan has been damaged due to reasons unknown as yet, causing disruptions in connecting with foreign websites.
The upstart auto maker is hoping that offshoring its manufacturing to the U.S. will help it tap into the growing American demand for electric vehicles.
On 15 June 2022, the new Cinema Law (the “Law”) was officially passed by the National Assembly of Vietnam. The Law will take effect from 1 January 2023, replacing an older legislation enacted in 2006.
Readers weigh in on the bad and ugly of tourism in Da Lat and Vietnam in general, especially rogue tour guides who terrorize tourists.
Standing on Nguyen Hue Street with a sign saying “I’m transgender person, you want to hug or throw water,” Do Ba Duy was surprised to receive many hugs.
Made from recycled military truck or aircraft tyres, Vietnam’s hand-made rubber sandals, the famously rugged footwear of the Viet Cong, have travelled vast distances over the decades.