New island, sea records get nod
Ha Long Bay in Quang Ninh Province has been recognised as setting a national record for the bay with highest number of islets.
The Son Tra peninsula and Da Nang beaches management board have begun to run tours so tourists can spot the endangered langur, as well as go fishing and diving around…
Visa fee exemption takes effect
The visa fee exemption policy took effect on October 10 after the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) had issued guidelines on the policy over weekend.
In order to create favorable conditions for foreigners to Viet Nam, the Prime Minister has agreed to abolish the immigration declaration for all passengers when they do procedures of entry and exit at Vietnam's international airports since September 15, 2010.
Members of the public and incoming passengers have been reminded to comply with the new measure on the quantity of tobacco products that they may bring into Hong Kong since August 1, 2010.
An agreement on visa exemption for diplomatic and official passport holders signed between Vietnam and the Republic of Paraguay’s governments will take effect as from October 26, 2008 announced the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Russian nationals will be exempted from visa when entering Vietnam within 15 days from January 1, 2009, according to a decision of the Vietnamese Prime Minister.