Update news Foreigners

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many foreigners have developed an intrinsic love for Vietnam and such is the case of Hidehiko Nakagawa (Naka), a Japanese businessman who has said he fell in love with Vietnam at first sight.

Libya hotel attack: Five foreigners among nine killed

 Militants have attacked a hotel in the Libyan capital Tripoli, killing at least nine people including five foreigners, officials say.

Updated new policies on foreigners in VN

 VietNamNet Bridge – A string of fresh policies on foreign-related elements were introduced in the first eight months including foreign strategic investors, sub-lease of job, preferential corporate tax,

Doctors need further training to treat foreigners

The HCMC government has told leading hospitals in this city to send their doctors to postgraduate programs so as to make them meet international standards to provide medical check-ups and treatments for foreigners.

Vietnam deports 26 foreigners for swindling via Internet

 VietNamNet Bridge – Twenty-six Chinese and Taiwanese arrested in Vietnam for their involvement in a sophisticated internet scam have been deported,

18,000 Vietnamese marry foreigners each year

 On average 18,000 Vietnamese marry foreigners each year, with 78% of them coming from Ho Chi Minh City and poor areas of the Mekong Delta region.

In pictures: Foreign cyclists plant trees in national park

 VietNamNet Bridge - Joining the annual activity known as "Recycle", organized by the Responsible Tourism Club, foreign visitors experienced cycling on the tranquil road leading to Cuc Phuong National Park in Ninh Binh Province.

Social News Headlines 23/5

 Hanoi commits security to foreigners; Vietnam attends ASEAN Labour Ministers Meeting (ALMM); Government tightens vehicle resale rules; Japan funds JPY60 mln for Vietnam’s IT training

Circular clarifies working conditions and permit requirements for foreigners

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) issued a circular (No. 03/2014/TT-BLDTBXH dated 20 January 2014) containing implementation guidelines for a Government Decree (No. 102/2013/ND-CP)

Electronic gaming for foreigners

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Finance ("MOF") issued Circular No 11/2014/TT-BTC (January 17, 2014) providing guidelines on electronic gaming for foreigners.

Phu Quoc giving free 30-day visas

 VietNamNet Bridge – Foreigners visiting Phu Quoc will receive a free 30-day visa starting March 10.

Thua Thien-Hue welcomes nearly 41,000 foreigners during Tet

VietNamNet Bridge – The central province of Thua Thien-Hue received about 60,000 tourists, including 41,000 foreigners, during the first three days of the Lunar New Year (Tet).

Foreigners welcome the New Year in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge - Wishing to have a strange experience or just accidentally welcome the New Year in Vietnam, many foreign visitors were surprised by the bustling atmosphere in Hanoi.

PM Dung asks to facilitate foreigners to buy houses in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung asked relevant bodies to compile the revised Housing Law in the direction of making it more convenient for foreigners and overseas Vietnamese to buy houses in Vietnam.

Two foreigners rescued off Nha Trang coast

 Vietnamese rescuers saved two foreigners yesterday after deteriorating health caused both to lose control of their Panama-registered boat, Ocean Dream.

Foreigners praise General Vo Nguyen Giap

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many foreigners gathered along with locals on October 7th at 30 Hoang Dieu Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, to express condolences with General Vo Nguyen Giap’s family and pay homage to the legendary general.

4,500 foreigners join luxury cruises to Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s leading travel operator Saigontourist will welcome 4,500 foreign passengers and crew members on three luxury cruise ships touring Vietnam this October.

Foreigners sell toothpaste at below production costs?

 VietNamNet Bridge – Domestic manufacturers have accused foreign brands of dumping toothpaste products in the market in a long term plan to kill domestic brands.

Foreigners hesitant to buy property

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Construction's proposal to further loosen regulations on foreigners' rights to buy houses in Viet Nam was expected to heat up the prolonged frozen property market.

Expats do morning exercises at Hoan Kiem Lake

 VietNamNet Bridge – The movement of doing morning exercise has become so common in Hanoi, attracting foreigners every morning on the Hoan Kiem lakeside with tai chi and laughter yoga exercises.