Indonesia to suspend visa exemption policy over COVID-19 concerns World

Indonesia to suspend visa exemption policy over COVID-19 concerns

Indonesia plans to halt its visa exemption policy for citizens of all countries for one month and expand restrictions for those who have travelled to some of the world's countries hardest hit by the COVID-19 outbreak, in an effort to curb the disease’s spread in the country.
VFF President extends Christmas greetings in Dak Lak Society

VFF President extends Christmas greetings in Dak Lak

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man visited the Buon Ma Thuot diocese and the Representative Board of the Vietnam General Confederation of Evangelical Churches (Southern) in Dak Lak province on December 13 to extend Christmas greetings.
Vietnamese, Cambodian religious officials hold talks Politics

Vietnamese, Cambodian religious officials hold talks

Head of Vietnam’s Government Committee for Religious Affairs Vu Chien Thang said he wishes that the Cambodian Ministry of Cults and Religion would create favourable conditions for overseas Vietnamese following Buddhism and Caodaism in the country to join religious activities.
Prime Minister welcomes Holy See delegation Politics

Prime Minister welcomes Holy See delegation

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on December 18 received a delegation from the Holy See, led by Under-Secretary for Relations with States Antoine Camilleri, who are in Vietnam to attend the seventh meeting of the Vietnam-Vatican Joint Working Group.
Deputy PM visits Embassy in Italy Politics

Deputy PM visits Embassy in Italy

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh and a delegation of the Vietnamese Government on October 20 visited priests and practitioners at the Phat Diem guest house in Rome within the framework of their visit to Vatican from October 18-20.
Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh meets Vatican leaders Politics

Deputy PM Truong Hoa Binh meets Vatican leaders

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh on October 20 had meetings with Pope Francis and Secretary of State of the Vatican City Cardinal Pietro Parolin on October 20 during his working trip to the city state.
Foreign leaders mourn President Tran Dai Quang Politics

Foreign leaders mourn President Tran Dai Quang

Leaders of foreign countries and international organisations have sent their condolences to Vietnamese Party, State and Government leaders and people, as well as President Tran Dai Quang’s family following the passing of the leader.