GGCT advises Macau residents to defer travelling to Vietnam


2014-05-19 20:16

Source : Tourism Crisis Management Office

In view of the recent safety situation in Vietnam, the Consular Protection Center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the P.R.C advises Chinese nationals to defer travelling to Vietnam, while nationals in Vietnam should remain vigilant of their own safety. Following is the translated version of the full text:

 

"Outbreaks of violence have been targeting foreign enterprises in southern Vietnam in recent days, causing injury to Chinese nationals and property damage. Investment and tourism environments are deteriorating.

 

The Consular Protection Center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the P.R.C advises Chinese nationals to defer their plans to travel to Vietnam. Nationals and Corporations already in Vietnam should raise their awareness on local security, remain cautious and avoid going out.

 

The Chinese Embassy and consulate in Vietnam will approach the Vietnamese government to take more measures in order to ensure the safety of Chinese nationals and Corporations.

 

In case of emergency, please contact the Consulate and Embassy in Vietnam.

Chinese Embassy in Vietnam (Consular Protection Hotline): 0084 903474865/903441338. Chinese Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh City (Consular Protection Hotline: 0084 938882098/908002226."

 

The Tourism Crisis Management Office (GGCT) advises Macau residents to defer traveling plans to Vietnam, and reminds Macau residents in Vietnam to remain vigilant, be aware of local security developments, elevate personal safety precautions and avoid getting close to the vicinities of demonstration areas.

 

As per information collected from the Macao tourism industry, as of this month, a total of four tour groups with around 100 participants have cancelled their plans to travel to Vietnam.

 

Until the present moment, GGCT received 14 requests for information and 1 request for assistance. If necessary, Macao residents can call the 24 hour Tourism Hotline (853) 2833 3000 or contact the Chinese Embassy and consulate for assistance.



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