Viet Nam confirms 18th COVID-19 patient 15:50 | 07/03/2020

VGP – The Ministry of Health confirmed the 18th COVID-19 patient in Viet Nam this afternoon.

Health declaration MANDATORY for all incoming travelers 12:24 | 06/03/2020

VGP – The Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control has decided that health declaration shall be mandatory for all incoming travelers to Viet Nam from 6 am on March 7.

Health declaration mandatory for incoming travelers from Cambodia 18:07 | 05/03/2020

VGP – Incoming travelers from Cambodia shall have to fill in health declaration form since March 5, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.

Fresh policies take effect since March, 2020 07:12 | 05/03/2020

VGP – Fresh regulations on handling administrative violations, credits for reformed prostitutes, Vietnamese nationality, alcohol trading shall come into force since March 2020.

Gov’t to suspend grant of new work permits to foreigners from Coronavirus-hit areas 20:46 | 03/03/2020

VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc requested the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs to temporarily suspend grant of new work permits to foreigners who come from novel coronavirus hit areas.

VN suspends visa-waiver program for Italian citizens 13:38 | 02/03/2020
VGP – The Government of Viet Nam has decided to temporarily suspend visa exemption for citizens from Italy since March 3 amid fast rising COVID-19 infections in the European country.
Major airports halt PASSENGER flights from S. Korea amid COVID-19 outbreak 19:36 | 01/03/2020
VGP – All passenger flights from South Korea to Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat international airports have been halted since 12 am on Sunday due to complicated development of the COVID-19 epidemic, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Viet Nam (CAAV).
VN suspends visa-waiver program to South Korea in wake of COVID-19 epidemic 15:03 | 28/02/2020

VGP – The Government of Viet Nam has announced visa-waiver program for nationals of South Korea will be temporarily suspended from February 29 in the wake of COVID-19 epidemic.

PM Phuc demands resolute isolation of incoming travelers from Coronavirus-hit areas 14:26 | 27/02/2020
VGP - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc demanded resolute and mandatory quarantine of ALL incoming travelers from COVID-19 affected areas amid fast rising infections across the world.
Authorities urged to tighten control of border gates amid COVID-19 fears 18:26 | 26/02/2020

VGP – The Steering Committee for COVID-19 Epidemic Prevention and Control on Wednesday urged competent authorities to tighten control of border gates amid complicated developments of the epidemic in several countries, including South Korea.