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Four Britons who have recovered from COVID-19 in central Vietnam have expressed their thanks to local authorities before heading home.


Temporary residence extended for foreigners unable to exit due to COVID-19

Vietnam has decided to extend temporary residence permit for foreigners who are currently in the country and unable to leave because of travel restrictions or quarantine order related to COVID-19, according to the Immigration Department.

Vietnam to halt entry to all foreigners due to COVID-19 from March 22

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on March 21 said that the Vietnamese Government has decided to temporarily suspend entry of all foreigners from March 22 due to the complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Five universities granted Vietnamese language certificates for foreigners

The Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) has just issued a Decision to assign five higher education institutions to train, evaluate and grant certificates on Vietnamese language to foreigners.


Foreigners savour tranquil scenery of villages in Mai Chau

A number of the villages scattered throughout Mai Chau district in the northern province of Hoa Binh boast stunning natural landscapes which provides visitors with a great experience.

Investigation into homestay fire killing two foreigners in Kien Giang

Police in the southern province of Kien Giang are investigating into a case in which two foreigners were killed in a local homestay fire.

Khanh Hoa warns about illegal sale of tourism property to foreigners

 The Khanh Hoa Province Department of Construction has warned over the illegal sale of tourism properties to foreigners, asking project developers to comply with the established laws.


Vietnam prolongs visa waiver for 13 countries

The government has decided to continue visa exemption for citizens from eight countries until the end of 2022.

Visas options open up for overseas investors

Non-nationals with differing investment scales in Vietnam will be granted different visas in the country, making it more favourable for authorised agencies to apply incentives to certain initiatives.

Vietnam parliament requests building law on expats

The number of expats in Vietnam rose from 72,172 in 2013 to 88,845 in 2018, the majority of whom are holding key positions, including manager, CEO and technician.

Police get tough on foreigners who violate traffic rules

The National Traffic Safety Committee has directed authorities in cities and provinces to strictly handle foreigners' traffic violations and ensure traffic safety on the roads.

Foreigners enjoy scenic views onboard double decker buses in Ha Long

Open top double-decker buses were officially put into operation in Ha Long city in the northern province of Quang Ninh on June 18, providing visitors with an exciting experience of touring the coastal city.

Foreigners celebrate Vietnam’s Lunar New Year

Foreigners who are working and living in Vietnam are eager to experience Vietnam’s Tet celebrations.

Song Lam Nghe An FC signs contracts with two foreign players

VietNamNet Bridge – Song Lam Nghe An (SLNA) have signed contracts with two foreign footballers to prepare for the V.League 1’s 2017 tournament. 

Foreigners join Tet celebrations

 VietNamNet Bridge – More than 40 tourists from Poland had interesting experiences when taking part in a Tet celebration held by Fiditour company.

Advice for foreign home ownership in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Although the Housing Law of 2014 created favorable conditions for foreigners to own houses here, buying a home is still no easy matter for foreigners given the legal complexity of the real estate sector in Vietnam.

Foreigners appreciate Vietnamese hospitality and cheap living costs

 VietNamNet Bridge – Foreigners are enjoying cheap living costs and a friendly society in Vietnam.

New property policy lures overseas Vietnamese, foreigners

 Living in the UK, Hoang has just bought a seaside villa in Ba Ria-Vung Tau southern province at over VND 5 billion (nearly USD 23,000), a price worth to make investment as she said.

Foreigners set foot on property ladder

 VietNamNet Bridge – The revised laws on Housing and Real Estate Business, which allow foreigners to buy houses in Vietnam, were keenly lauded by the foreign community when they came into force in July 2015.

A good lesson for Vietnamese

 VietNamNet Bridge – Images of two foreigners picking up garbage on a beach in northern Vietnam have gone viral on Facebook since July 13. They have attracted thousands of comments and shares.