The government has issued a decree amending and supplementing a number of articles of a decree stipulating regulations for foreigners working in Vietnam.
The Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs has been assigned to urgently gather public opinions and streamline procedures for granting work permits to foreign nationals working in Vietnam.
Many foreigners and international tour operators complain that difficulties with Vietnam’s online visa issuance process force them to go to brokers despite the extra costs involved.
The Vietnam Association of Realtors (VARS) has proposed allowing foreigners to purchase and own houses, including private houses and apartments, in Vietnam during the time they work in the country.
Vietnam was placed fourth among the 10 safest places to retire in Asia for less than US$2,000 per month, according to GOBankingRates, a personal finance publication run by Nasdaq.
HCMC police are launching a month-long inspection of all facilities that accommodate foreigners in the city to make sure they comply with regulations requiring them to report foreign residents.
Expats said they found it difficult to get healthcare access in Vietnam and complained of a lack of public transport in the country as well, according to a survey.
Many praise Vietnam as a food heaven, but there are several problems in the way we promote our foods.
After falling prey to tourist scammers while visiting Vietnam, many foreign tourists have shared their travel experiences on social media and warned friends how to avoid being cheated.
Ho Chi Minh City has cut short the procedures for issuing work permits for foreigners and digitalized the application process to make it easy for enterprises to get work permits for their foreign staff.
Foreign startups are eyeing Vietnam as one of their main markets thanks to the country’s large and young population, low costs and cheap and abundant labor force abundant.
$3.3 billion may or may not be on its way to expand Chipzilla’s Ho Chi Minh City presence.
As Vietnam races to attract foreign tourists back to the country after over two years of border closures, harassment and cheating remain big turn-offs that tarnish the country’s tourism reputation.
Foreign air passenger numbers through 22 Vietnamese airports in October fell 61.8% against pre-pandemic levels to 1.3 million amid slow international tourism recovery.
Foreign direct investment in Vietnam continues to increase, rising from US$11.57 billion in July to US$12.8 billion in August 2022, signalling the country’s recovery from COVID-19. The growth is partly due to Hanoi’s consistent efforts to provide a safe and welcoming environment for foreign…
A Da Nang woman has been sentenced to 2.5 years in jail for illegally providing accommodation for a South Korean man without a passport or visa.
Expatriates enjoy their lives in Vietnam, but would like the government to do more to facilitate their stay, particularly in terms of immigration policies.
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.
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.
A new law requires foreign organizations and individuals producing films in Vietnam to provide abridged versions of the full script and detailed scripts for scenes shot in Vietnam.
Grant Trew, the author of a series of well-known books for English learners, says foreign language learning should be embedded in local culture and avoid cultural misunderstandings.
With major feeder markets like China and Japan still imposing strict entry restrictions, the number of foreign tourists visiting Vietnam has remained relatively low.
The culture ministry wants full scripts submitted for foreign films shot in Vietnam, but National Assembly (NA) delegates feel such stipulations can push filmmakers away from the country.
Vietnam is one of the most visited countries in Southeast Asia. Before the pandemic shutting the international borders of countries around the world, Vietnam was regularly competing with Thailand for being the most popular destination in the entire region.
Vietnam on March 15 fully reopened for international tourism after almost two years. However, when the date arrived, there was confusion as entry procedures, visa requirements, etc were not released by the relevant government agencies.
The Ministry of Health said Wednesday foreigners entering Vietnam only need to furnish a negative Covid-19 test certificate and are not required to quarantine.