Pandemic empties Da Nang’s streets

Da Nang wears a forlorn look as people are staying away from the streets after the government ordered the closure of all 'non-essential' businesses and tourist attractions.

Hoi An quiet amid coronavirus pandemic

With entry for outsiders restricted and locals staying at home on coronavirus concern, Hoi An has become even more tranquil than usual.

Vietnam’s Kingdom of Caves produces 12 hitherto unexplored ones

Twelve new caves never explored by humans earlier have been discovered in Quang Binh Province by experts from the British Cave Research Association.

Vietnam approves $2.6 billion support package for Covid-19 crisis victims

The government has passed a VND62 trillion ($2.6 billion) financial support package for poor people and businesses affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Vietnamese football joins Covid-19 fight

Many clubs, coaches and players have stepped up and contributed to the nation's fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus: Vietnamese COVID-19 video goes viral as prevention message proves popular

She explained: "Ghen means jealous. Cô Vy seems to be a pun on COVID. Cô means madam. Vy is a common Vietnamese name. The video portrays the virus as someone trying to break up a couple. At the start of…

Vietnam donates half a million face masks to five European countries

Vietnam has handed over 550,000 antibacterial cloth masks to France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the U.K. to support their Covid-19 fight.

Ho Chi Minh City discharges four more Covid-19 patients

Three women and one man in HCMC were discharged from hospitals Wednesday after recovering from their coronavirus infection

Vietnam sends 600 Europeans home by special flights

Vietnam repatriated 600 German and other European citizens stranded in Vietnam on Monday and Wednesday by two special Vietnam Airlines flights.

Vietnam reports no new Covid-19 patient

Of the current 240 Covid-19 cases, 90 have been discharged and 150 are active. As many as 149 cases are Vietnamese nationals returning from abroad, mostly Europe and the U.S., and more than 60 people are related to the Bach…

Vietnam travel policies in Covid 19

In the context of outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Vietnam Government has applied stricter regulations regarding entry, and travel of the foreigners in Vietnam in order to prevent spread of such epidemic throughout Vietnam, ensure safety for both Vietnamese and…

How to avoid troubles when getting visa extension in Vietnam during coronavirus pandemic?

“Many flights are being cancelled leaving helpless tourists stranded with no alternative but to extend visas. I spent this morning researching visa extension options. I was quoted between $350 to $370 to extend a 3 month tourist visa by another…

Coronavirus: Life inside a Vietnamese government quarantine

British citizen Gavin Wheeldon has been held in a Vietnamese government quarantine near Hanoi since March 14. Here he provides an insight on what day-to-day life is like under complete lockdown.