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Vietnam appreciates Hong Kong’s visa relaxation: Spokeswoman

Vietnam recognised and highly evaluated the decision of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (China) to ease visa rules for Vietnamese citizens, Spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Pham Thu Hang has said.

Hong Kong to relax visa rules for Vietnam

Hong Kong started to relax visa rules for Vietnamese visitors from October 25, the Chief Executive announced in his policy address 2023.

Vietnamese poultry eggs exported to Hong Kong after 4-year ban

The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department of Hong Kong (China) has permitted several Vietnamese localities to resume exporting their poultry eggs to this territory, starting August 1.

Overseas Vietnamese commemorate President Ho Chi Minh

Various activities have been held by overseas Vietnamese over the past few days to celebrate the 131st birth anniversary of late President Ho Chi Minh (May 19, 1890 - 2021).

Coronavirus: HK Disneyland to close one month after reopening

The Hong Kong theme park will shut its gates after a recent surge in coronavirus cases.

National security law: Australia suspends Hong Kong extradition treaty

China's new national security law "undermines" Hong Kong's current freedoms says Canberra.

TikTok to exit Hong Kong 'within days'

The move by the short-form video app comes after China imposed its new security law on the city.

Hong Kong: 'Anti-protest' law kicks in as city marks handover

Hong Kong is marking 23 years since British rule ended as a new "anti-protest" law, imposed by Beijing, comes into effect.


Da Nang students finish runner-up at int’l architecture competition

A group comprised of four students from Da Nang were awarded the runner-up title at the UrbanactionsHK competition which recently concluded in Hong Kong (China).

Vietnamese citizens not subject to quarantine upon entering Singapore

The Singaporean Ministry of Health announced that people entering Singapore from 10 countries, including Vietnam, will not be subject to a 14-day quarantine period as of June 18, 

Why wild pigs are causing a stir in Hong Kong

 Last May, Australian Liz Walsh, her husband and their 2-year-old twins, moved into a 30-story apartment block in an upmarket residential area near Hong Kong's financial and business district.

Typhoon batters Hong Kong, south China, streets flooded, flights canceled

 Typhoon Hato, a maximum category 10 storm, slammed into Hong Kong on Wednesday lashing the Asian financial hub with wind and rain that uprooted trees and forced most businesses to close, 

Exclusive “hallyu” channel to air in Vietnam, Malaysia, Hong Kong

 CJ E&M, the leading entertainment and media content company of the Republic of Korea, will open the first overseas television channel exclusively for airing “hallyu” content in Vietnam, Malaysia and Hong Kong (China).

Typhoon kills 12, destroys rice fields in Philippines, takes aim at Hong Kong

 Typhoon Haima, the strongest storm to hit the Philippines in three years, killed at least 12 people and inundated vast tracts of rice and corn fields, officials in Manila said on Friday, before it took aim at Hong Kong.

VN suspends import of US dried grains, peanuts from Sudan, Hong Kong

 Vietnam will suspend the import of Distiller’s dried grains with soluble (DDGS) from the US and peanut (Arachis hypogaea) from Sudan and Hong Kong (China) due to the products’ contamination with insects subject to Vietnam’s plant quarantine. 

Bitcoin worth $72 million stolen from Bitfinex exchange in Hong Kong

 Nearly 120,000 units of digital currency bitcoin worth about US$72 million was stolen from the exchange platform Bitfinex in Hong Kong, making it the second-biggest security breach ever of such an exchange.

Typhoon Nida shuts Hong Kong, more than 150 flights canceled

 Typhoon Nida swept through Hong Kong on Tuesday, shutting down most of the financial hub and disrupting hundreds of flights with gale-force winds, while low-lying areas were put on flood alert.

Hong Kong ferry incident leave scores injured

 At least 124 people were injured when a high-speed ferry travelling to Hong Kong from Macau hit an object in the water, say officials.

Hong Kong 'forced shopping' attack sees tourist killed

 A Chinese tourist has died in Hong Kong a day after being beaten up during a so-called "forced shopping" tour.

Hong Kong, Macau firms join US$4-billion resort project

 Hong Kong’s Chow Tai Fook and Macau’s Sun City have replaced Genting Berhad Malaysia in a US$4-billion integrated resort project in Quang Nam Province.