The Vietnamese Government late Saturday announced that it would temporarily halt entry to all foreigners, starting 00:00 March 22, citing concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Việt Nam News speaks to locals and expats about the measures and how they feel living in Việt Nam during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The order came on Wednesday following media reports of service establishments across the country refusing service to foreign nationals, even showing signs of discrimination against them over coronavirus transmission fears.
Lý Club offers quality meal in a beautiful setting.
As of Tuesday, historical relic sites and tourist attractions in Hà Nội were closed for disinfectant measures amid fears of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Việt Nam’s immigration laws will undergo a radical shake-up this summer in an effort to widen the doors for tourists while protecting the country from foreign criminals and illegal workers.
Hoa sưa, the flower of fragrant rosewood, arrives with white blooms like clouds hanging above the streets.
The imminent loss of tourism revenue due to the current spread of deadly coronavirus has prompted authorities and businesses to discuss plans to revive the tourism industry when the epidemic ends.