Despite limited resources, the Vietnamese Government and local authorities are sparing no efforts to support and ensure safety for the expat community in Việt Nam amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
As Việt Nam struggles to cope with the fourth outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, expats who find themselves thousands of kilometres away from their homes have seen their lives turned upside down.
The country’s foreign ministry insists when more inoculations arrive, the vaccination programme will be extended to include the thousands of foreigners who call Việt Nam home.
India is currently witnessing the worst COVID-19 surge in the world with infections and deaths seeing record spikes on a daily basis.
Dutch woman and field hockey lover Anniek Voesenek has found a home in Việt Nam three years after arriving in the country.
I’m far from the first person to say it, but really, why am I called an expat whereas if any of my Vietnamese friends or colleagues moved to the UK they would likely be seen and referred to as immigrants?
As social distancing continues to take its toll on residents obliging by the rules, one expat English teacher has decided to use the time to good effect.