The Embassy of Japan in Hanoi has announced that students who want to study in Japan must include a high school graduation certificate in their visa application starting from March 1. Japan tightens visa policy The certificate proving that the students have graduated from high school must be signed and stamped recognition of Vietnam National Academic Recognition Information Centre under the Ministry of Education and Training. Therefore, the students can file the application form and mail their high school diploma to the centre to get the certificate. It will take about VND350,000 and 20 days for the certificate. The Embassy of Japan in Hanoi and Ministry of Education and Training worked together to tighten visa policies after many cases involving faked high school diplomas and overseas study consultancy companies providing false information to students have been reported in the past years. According to the Embassy of Japan, 25,000 Vietnamese students were given visas to Japan … [Read more...] about Japan tightens visa policies for Vietnamese students
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Frenchman Thomas and Thai girlfriend Araya had big plans for Vietnam. Their first visit to the country in August had impressed them so much that they wanted to return for a much longer trip. The first trip happened after they’d traveled from France to Bangkok to visit Araya's parents. As they socialized with Vietnamese people and learnt about different places in the country, they regretted not visiting Vietnam sooner. After the trip, Thomas researched more information about other travel destinations in Vietnam. Fond of motorbikes, he planned to enjoy exploring the northern mountains on one, apart from a leisure trip to Nha Trang, a resort town in central Vietnam, and Ho Chi Minh City for Araya. Vietnam’s beaches are a popular draw among foreigners, but those who want long holidays in the country face complicated visa rules and procedures. Photo acquired by VnExpress The plan was to spend the entire month of November exploring Vietnam, before Thomas starting a … [Read more...] about Vietnam visa hassles could deter long holidayers
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) and Chairman of the Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance Toshihiro Nikai (Source: VNA) Tokyo (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Toshihiro Nikai, Chairman of the Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance and Secretary General of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan, and the alliance’s members in Tokyo on October 8. The PM expressed his pleasure at the development of Vietnam-Japan relationship, including the ties between the two legislatures, the exchange of the two countries’ parliamentarians, while valuing highly the sentiments and contributions of the alliance’s Chairman and members. PM Phuc suggested the alliance continue promoting high-level meetings between the two ruling parties, governments, and parliaments, as well as supporting further cooperation enhancement in trade, investment, and cultural and locality-to-locality exchanges. He also proposed the alliance speed … [Read more...] about PM receives Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance Chairman
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam was among the 10 countries and territories that received the most Chinese travelers in the first six months of 2018, according to Chinese media. Chinese travelers in Vietnam However, the travelers have caused concerns in Vietnam. The South China Morning Post on August 27 reported that traveling abroad has become easier than ever for Chinese citizens thanks to a looser visa policy, the opening of more direct flights to Chinese cities, and high income. According to a Chinese tourism research institute, the 10 countries and territories which received the most Chinese travelers in H1 included Hong Kong, Macau, Thailand, Japan, Vietnam, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan and the US. CTA (China Tourism Academy), an agency belonging to the Chinese Ministry of Culture and Tourism, confirmed that most Chinese travelers choose destinations in Asia for their outbound tours, including Hong Kong, Macau, Thailand, Japan, Vietnam, Singapore and … [Read more...] about What can Vietnam gain as one of China’s top 10 travel markets?
Japanese tourists visiting Thien Mu pagoda in Hue city. (Photo: VNA) In his speech at the event, Deputy Head of VNAT Ha Van Sieu said that for many years, Japan has been the source market of Vietnam’s tourism and among the top three markets sending tourists to the country.The number of Vietnamese tourists to the market grew 38% on average during the 2013-2017 period. In 2017 alone, the “Land of the Rising Sun” welcomed almost 310,000 Vietnamese tourists. While Vietnam greeted nearly 800,000 Japanese arrivals, an 8% increase over a year earlier. Together with the efforts of Japan to exploit the Vietnam outbound market, the Vietnamese side is actively carrying out promotion activities in Japan with the hope of gaining break-through changes in the growth rate of Japanese tourist to the country in the coming time, he stressed. Mr. Katsuro Nagai, Deputy Ambassador of Japan to Vietnam, said that although Vietnam saw the highest ever number of Japanese tourists in … [Read more...] about Vietnam, Japan work to promote tourist exchange