|An airport in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: Japanvisitor /CVN|
Vietnam will be the third country the Japanese government will allow short-term visitors to return, after Singapore and the Republic of Korea.
These travelers could be exempted from the 14-day quarantine if they meet the following conditions: they are tested for coronavirus before departure and upon arrival; they provide their itinerary in advance; and they only go to places related to work.
The two sides reportedly endorse the deal in an interview when Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga makes his first overseas trip to Vietnam in mid-October, since taking office on September 16.
In 20191943 Japanese companies were operating in Vietnam, double the figure 10 years ago. There were also around 40000 business travelers from Vietnam in 2019 according to the Japan National Tourism Board.
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