Update news reopening
The Ministry of Transport on October 10 issued a set of temporary regulations on the pilot resumption of road passenger transport while ensuring safety amid COVID-19.
As the world is transitioning from pandemic to endemic, Vietnam needs to ensure its vaccination progress and greater adeptness at targeting control measures and support policies to follow suit.
Sixteen localities have agreed to resume domestic flights, while the capital of Hanoi, Hai Phong City and Gia Lai Province are not on the list.
Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung has been assigned a difficult task – drafting a program on recovering and developing the economy in association with improving economic autonomy in 2022-2023.
The Vietnam Aviation Business Association (VABA) has cities and provinces to resume flights to their localities, especially flights to/from Noi Bai, Da Nang and Tan Son Nhat, on October 10.
HCM City and its neighbouring provinces of Binh Duong, Tay Ninh, Dong Nai and Long An have reached an agreement on the travelling of workers and experts between the five localities.
Tens of localities have announced their opening to travelers, commencing from October but others are still quiet. This has caused concern among travel firms as it is still difficult to organize tours.
The Vietnam Aviation Business Association (VABA) has proposed centrally-run provinces and cities agree on a plan to resume regular commercial passenger flights, especially those from/to Hanoi, Da Nang and HCM City from October 10.
The Ministry of Transport has sent a document to the Hanoi People’s Committee, proposing two plans on the resumption of domestic flights between the capacity city and Ho Chi Minh City from October 10.
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has proposed the Ministry of Transport re-open 10 domestic air routes from October 10.
The People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has proposed organizing a number of round-trip flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to partially solve urgent travel needs.
After months of social distancing the reopening of the HCM City economy on October 1 has brought cheer to both businesses and the public.
The acceleration of vaccinations will help restore production and business activities, and expand green production zones and a green workforce for the economy.
Thousands of migrant laborers have returned to their hometowns to avoid the pandemic, leaving behind city dreams. The consequence is that enterprises lack workers to restore production in the "new normal".
The management board of HCMC Book Street has completing the city’s evaluation criteria for safe business operations. Thus the book street could not reopen on October 1 as planned, said Director of HCMC Book Street Le Hoang.
HCMC has allowed buses, taxis, passenger cars and tech-based vehicles with fewer than nine seats each to resume their operations from October 5.