Vietnam eyes 15-day visa exemption from Russia
Vietnam's Trade Counsellor in Russia Duong Hoang Minh has proposed the Russian Government consider exempting visas for Vietnamese tourists for 15 days, in the context that it has exempted visas for visitors from Laos and Thailand for 30 days.
Vietnam, Paraguay increase cultural cooperation
Vietnam and Paraguay have agreed to work closely together to popularize the distinctive cultures and tourism potential in their respective countries.
Vietnam and India open new direct flights
VietJet Air, an international low-cost airline from Vietnam, today announced new air routes between Hanoi-Mumbai, Ho Chi Minh City-Mumbai, Phu Quoc-Mumbai, and Phu Quoc-New Delhi, marking its expansion to the…
Promoting Vietnam’s tourism, culture in Iran
Vietnamese Ambassador to Iran Luong Quoc Huy recently had a meeting with Abbas Heidani, CEO of Milad Tower Company in Tehran capital, on the possibility of promoting Vietnam’s tourism potential in the capital.
Vietnam, India post sound outcomes in renovating My Son Sanctuary
A ceremony took place at the My Son World Cultural Heritage Site in the central province of Quang Nam on March 28 to celebrate the 50th founding anniversary of the Vietnam-India diplomatic relations (January 7, 1972 – 2022) and review five years of the two governments’ joint work to renovate the site (2017 – 2021).
Thai travel agencies explore tours in central Vietnam
Representatives from 20 Thai travel agencies are set to survey transport links and destinations around central Vietnam from April 3 for their visitors after two years of disruption caused by COVID-19.
17 countries recognise Vietnam's vaccine passport
“Vaccine passport” holders of the 17 countries and Vietnam are entitled to the same medical requirements as those for local vaccinated people, spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Le Thi Thu Hang has said.
Vietnamese culture promoted at Int’l Francophonie Day in France
The Vietnamese Cultural Center in France represented Vietnam to participate in Week-end de la Francophonie in Yèbles town, 60km away from Paris, on March 19-20 to mark International Francophonie Day.
Vietnam, Qatar boost tourism cooperation
The Vietnamese Embassy in Qatar in collaboration with Asia DMC travel company jointly hosted a workshop on tourism cooperation and development between Vietnam and Qatar and other states in the Persian Gulf.
Russia recommends Vietnam as a safe travel destination
The Federal Agency for Tourism of Russia (Rostourism) has evaluated Vietnam to be a safe tourist destination without imposing any restrictions on Russian citizens travelling to the nation.
Russia-Ukraine conflict affects Vietnam tour plans
The Russian currency (RUB) has begun to depreciate over the Russia-Ukraine conflict, resulting in a string of cancellations by Russian tourists wishing to visit Vietnam and greatly impacting the plans of local travel agencies.
Mid-Autumn Festival celebrated in South Africa, Russia
The Embassy of Vietnam in South Africa recently held a Mid-Autumn festival celebration for children of the Vietnamese community in the country.
UK visa application centre set to reopen in Hanoi
The Vietnamese Government has given the go-ahead to the reopening of the UK visa application centre in Hanoi for August 30, with restrictions set to be in place following its launch.  
Online cooperation promotion workshop between Khanh Hoa and Saint Petersburg, Russia to be held
Khanh Hoa Provincial People’s Committee has just approved an online workshop on cooperation promotion between Khanh Hoa and Saint Petersburg, Russia suggested by Khanh Hoa Department of Foreign Affairs. The event is scheduled to take place on September 29 with the main discussion in health care and tourism sectors.
British Council grants for traditional handicraft producers utilising digital technology
Organisations, collectives and craftsmen from 18 countries, including Vietnam, have the opportunity to receive financial support for the sustainable development of traditional handicrafts.  
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