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Vietnam Airlines has signed an agreement with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to test the IATA Travel Pass, a type of electronic health passport application.

Vietnam discusses opening door to international tourists

When should Vietnam open its door to foreign tourists? The tourism industry alone cannot answer this question.

Health professional discusses reasons behind Vietnam’s late use of “vaccine passports”

Director General of the General Department of Preventive Medicine Dang Quang Tan has mentioned three reasons for Vietnam not yet accepting “vaccine passports”.

US newspaper lauds Vietnam’s drastic approach to COVID-19

The US’s newswire vox.com on April 23 published an article highlighting Vietnam’s effective measures against the COVID-19 pandemic, 

Vietnam to pilot small-scale vaccine passport

Vietnam is considering piloting vaccine passports at tourist sites and some golf courses, according to Dr. Dang Quang Tan, director of the Preventive Medicine Department at the Ministry of Health.

Vietnam to accept three groups of people with vaccine passport

The Ministry of Health (MoH) suggested that Vietnam first accept three groups of people with proof of vaccination against the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Vietnam requests businesses to respect its sovereignty over Hoang Sa, Truong Sa

Vietnam requests that businesses respect the country’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes, as well as its sovereignty, sovereign right and jurisdiction over related waters in the East Sea, 

Tourism recovery depends on domestic market amid Covid-19 pandemic

The tourism industry of Vietnam is focusing on the local market of 80 million tourists with the expectation of impressive growth in visitors and revenue in 2021.

“Vaccine passport” hoped to support resumption of international fights

In Vietnam, domestic flights have been resumed and the Prime Minister has asked relevant agencies to study the use of “vaccine passports” and gradually reopen international flights.

Three returnees diagnosed with Covid-19

Three local men who returned to Vietnam from Angola have tested positive for Covid-19, sending Vietnam’s tally to 2,629 cases as of this morning, April 4, the Ministry of Health confirmed.

Deputy Minister of Health: Vaccine passport implementation must be done carefully

The deployment of vaccine passport will not be simple and must be carefully done step by step, said Deputy Minister of Health Truong Quoc Cuong at a cabinet press conference on March 31.

Ministries to develop "vaccine passport"

The Ministry of Health is cooperating with the Ministry of Information and Communications to develop a “vaccine passport,” said Deputy Minister of Health Do Xuan Tuyen at the launching ceremony for the Vietnam Digital Awards 2021 on March 30.

“Vaccine passport" mechanism needed to promote trade, investment: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc ordered the health, tourism and diplomacy sectors to soon study and issue a "vaccine passport" mechanism in order to promote trade and investment while addressing the Government’s regular meeting on March 31.

‘New normal' is to open for business

Continuing his talk with VietNamNet, Dr. Nguyen Duc Kien, Head of Economic Advisory Group to the Prime Minister, said that the "new normal" is to open for businesses and workforce as the people have been in harsh conditions.

‘We’ll lose another tourist season if we don’t change”

In recent talks with VietNamNet, Dr. Nguyen Duc Kien - Head of Economic Advisory Group to the Prime Minister - said the pandemic battle and mass media communications have to be adjusted to support economic development.

Vietnam plans to reopen borders for tourism

Vietnam will pilot receiving foreign tourists from some countries from July.

Government urged to open door to foreign travelers

Vietnam needs to design a roadmap for opening the market to receive foreign travelers or it will fail to develop tourism as other countries have taken one step forward.

COVID-19 “vaccine passport” holders must still undergo 14-day quarantine: Expert

People entering Vietnam holding a “vaccine passport” must still undergo a two-week period of quarantine and test negative to COVID-19 twice.

Vaccine 'passport' could help save tourism

Large-scale Covid-19 vaccinations are expected to help restore travelers’ confidence, loosen travel restrictions and normalize tourism activities.