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More Vietnamese using electronic payments: Visa
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More Vietnamese using electronic payments: Visa

Vietnamese consumers are continuing to embrace electronic payments making 38 per cent more transactions in the year...

HCM City seeks longer visa exemptions
Travel

HCM City seeks longer visa exemptions

HCM City’s Department of Tourism has proposed the Government extend its visa exemption policy for international tourists from nine countries to 30 days from 15 days to promote tourism development.

Single tourist visa expected to benefit ASEAN members
Travel

Single tourist visa expected to benefit ASEAN members

En Vnexpress - Southeast Asia's single visa scheme is hoped to save a lot of time and resources, but its materialization is facing myriad challenges.

Visa-free travel between Vietnam and Chile
Travel

Visa-free travel between Vietnam and Chile

Starting from August 11, Vietnamese and Chilean holders of ordinary passports will not need to apply for visa when traveling between the two countries following an agreement signed between the two

Weekly roundup: Visa waivers, food safety, surviving summer heat and more
Politics

Weekly roundup: Visa waivers, food safety, surviving summer heat and more

Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International's editors.

Vietnam extends visa waiver for five European countries
Travel

Vietnam extends visa waiver for five European countries

Bao Moi - Vietnam’s government has extended a visa waiver program benefiting citizens of five European countries, just before the existing policy expires at the end of this month.

Don't let them leave: Vietnam advised to act fast as clock ticking on visa-free travel
Politics

Don't let them leave: Vietnam advised to act fast as clock ticking on visa-free travel

An industry group calls for a 5-year extension to the visa waiver scheme for certain European tourists, expiring this month.

One email to the UK visa service from abroad will now cost you almost £6
Science

One email to the UK visa service from abroad will now cost you almost £6

Yahoo News The UK Home Office has said a new outsourcing contract means that a single email to its UK Visas and Immigration department from abroad will cost you almost £6 to send. In an

Vietnamese student who got US visa at 11th hour bags third prize at Intel science fair
Travel

Vietnamese student who got US visa at 11th hour bags third prize at Intel science fair

Bao Moi - A Vietnamese student who got a last-minute visa to travel to the U.S. for an international science fair after having his application rejected twice, has won the event's third prize.

Vietnam Tourism Association proposes to expand visa exemption programme
Travel

Vietnam Tourism Association proposes to expand visa exemption programme

EN VietNamNet - The Vietnam Tourism Association has proposed to continue visa exemptions for Western European tourists to boost tourism.

Visa’s financial literacy programme enters sixth instalment
Health

Visa’s financial literacy programme enters sixth instalment

Bao moi - Practical Money Skills, a financial literacy programme for students, is back for its sixth instalment, and is this year asking students to submit photographs that depict their daily

Vietnamese student, rejected twice, gets last-minute US visa to attend Intel science fair
Travel

Vietnamese student, rejected twice, gets last-minute US visa to attend Intel science fair

Bao Moi - A Vietnamese eleventh-grader has got a last-minute visa to travel to the U.S. for a science fair after having his application rejected twice.

For US visa hopefuls, screening hurdles grow. Shades of 'extreme vetting'?
World

For US visa hopefuls, screening hurdles grow. Shades of 'extreme vetting'?

Yahoo News Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has issued four cables to US diplomatic posts abroad over the past two weeks that recommend additional steps consular officers should take when vetting

Japanese Embassy in Vietnam launches visa application through accredited agencies
Travel

Japanese Embassy in Vietnam launches visa application through accredited agencies

EN VietNamNet - Vietnamese people can now submit their visa application for travel to Japan via 14 travel agencies across the country which have been authorised by the Japanese Embassy in Vietnam

Travel firms want open visa policy to lure tourists
Business

Travel firms want open visa policy to lure tourists

Vietnamnet - ‘Kong: Skull Island’, an American film with many scenes shot in Vietnam, to open in cinemas on March 10, is expected to bring a golden opportunity to Vietnam to attract travelers and

VN-Australia reciprocal work, holiday visa agreement launched
Travel

VN-Australia reciprocal work, holiday visa agreement launched

Bao Moi - VGP – Viet Nam and Australia launched a reciprocal work and holiday visa agreement on March 1, 2017.

Tourism association suggests longer visa waiver for Europeans
Travel

Tourism association suggests longer visa waiver for Europeans

EN VietNamNet - The HCMC Tourism Association has written to relevant authorities proposing lengthening the visa waiver for citizens of five Western European countries from the current one year to

New US visa policy worries Vietnamese travelers
Business

New US visa policy worries Vietnamese travelers

Vietnamnet - The new US visa policy will have adverse effects on Vietnamese students and travelers who want to go to the US, experts have warned.

Vietnam welcomes first e-visa recipient
Travel

Vietnam welcomes first e-visa recipient

EN VietNamNet - Richard Kenneth Wilson from the UK- the first foreign visitor was granted Vietnam's e-visa- arrived in HCM City on February 4.

Visa holders rush to board flights to US amid reprieve
World

Visa holders rush to board flights to US amid reprieve

Yahoo News CHICAGO (AP) — Visa holders from seven majority-Muslim countries affected by President Donald Trump's travel ban hurried to board U.S.-bound flights Saturday, fearing they might have only

Iran bans U.S. wrestlers in retaliation to Trump's visa ban - TV
World

Iran bans U.S. wrestlers in retaliation to Trump's visa ban - TV

Yahoo News (Reuters) - Iran said on Friday it had barred a U.S. wrestling team from the Freestyle World Cup competition in retaliation for an executive order by President Donald Trump banning visas

Britain wins dual-national exemption from Trump visa ban
World

Britain wins dual-national exemption from Trump visa ban

Yahoo News Britain on Sunday won an exemption for its citizens and dual nationals to US President Donald Trump's visa ban on seven mostly Muslim countries. Foreign Minister Boris Johnson secured the

Vietnam to begin granting e-visa in February
Travel

Vietnam to begin granting e-visa in February

EN VietNamNet - Vietnam will pilot granting electronic visas for foreign citizens from 40 countries worldwide as from February 1, 2017, the Immigration Department under the Ministry of Public

Tourism association seeks visa exemptions extension
Travel

Tourism association seeks visa exemptions extension

Vietnamnet - Tourism association seeks longer visa exemptions for Europeans.

Tourism association seeks longer visa waiver for Europeans
Travel

Tourism association seeks longer visa waiver for Europeans

EN VietNamNet - The HCMC Tourism Association has proposed the Government extend the visa waiver for citizens of five Western European countries, and consider adding India and Australia to the list,