Some localities allow swimming at public beaches. (Photo: SGGP)

Localities cautious over tourism reopening

After months in lockdown, several provinces and cities nationwide have resumed tourism activities and reopened for visitors under strict safety guidelines.
From the Hon Thom cable car, visitors can see the beauty of the entire island. (Photo: SGGP)

Ministry plans to reopen destinations to vaccinated visitors

According to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Phu Quoc Island in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang has been selected as a pilot for a 6-month program on receiving foreign travelers with vaccine passports, starting in October. The country’s tourism industry expects to expand the program in other popular tourist destinations, such as Da Lat, Nha Trang, Hoi An and Ha Long.
At the conference (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC achieves significant results from strong social distancing measures

HCMC has begun to see a drop in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases, especially the decline in severe patients and death rates, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen said on September 11 at a conference on plan and strategy of prevention and control of the pandemic and economic recovery after September 15.