China has suspended trade through the Kim Thanh Border Gate in Vietnam’s Lao Cai Province after discovering Covid-19 cases on its side, leaving 350 container trucks stranded.
Vietnam’s trade ministry asked China’s Guangxi authorities to take urgent measures to ease congestion at border crossings after China stepped up its border controls with neighbours to follow zero COVID-19 policies, state media reported.
Kien Giang and An Giang provinces have reported high risks of infection given the high number of people returning from Cambodia, aside from illegal entries.
One of the first Vietnamese nationals with a “vaccine passport” was quarantined Wednesday on return from the U.S. per existing Covid-19 protocols.
Border Affairs delegates visited the Trapeang Phlong commune in Tbong Khmum province’s Ponhea Kraek district on Saturday to inspect controversial areas on the Vietnam border.
Our border guards brave tough conditions and make sacrifices to prevent illegal immigration and human trafficking, especially amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Vietnam will close its border gates and border crossings with Laos and Cambodia starting from Wednesday in an effort to limit the spread of the COVID-19, the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Tuesday.
Laos authorities have confirmed that the Lao Bao-Dansavan International Checkpoint between Vietnam and Laos in Savannakhet province is open despite fears of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.
Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered his officials to intervene in helping four Cambodian river cruise vessels which are stuck at Vietnam’s water border as its authorities denied their docking due to fear of a COVID-19 outbreak.
Authorities in northern Laos’ Huaphan province on Sunday (March 15) called for the temporary closure of 10 traditional border crossings with Vietnam as part of efforts to prevent an outbreak of the Covid-19 (coronavirus).