Thanks to a targeted testing system and a strict centralized quarantine program, Vietnam has limited its virus to a low level of 1,361 cases and 35 deaths, allowing it to resume economic activities earlier than in much of Asia. The agreement will enter into force on January 1 and will allow short-term business travel visitors to avoid quarantine, South Korea`s Foreign Ministry said in a statement. The ministry said South Korea was already dispensing similar short-term business travelers from all quarantine countries. SEOUL: Vietnam has agreed to allow some South Korean businessmen to travel between the two countries without having to perform the mandatory 14-day anti-coronavirus quarantine, Seoul said Friday. Students and their families are running Thursday in Seoul in front of an exam room before the annual college entrance exams in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. (Reuters Photo) The Vietnamese government has not yet announced the measure. His Foreign Ministry did not immediately respond to a request for advice. South Korea has similar agreements with China, Japan, the United Arab Emirates, Singapore and Indonesia. South Korea has used aggressive tests and traceability to control its coronavirus outbreaks, but in recent weeks a new wave of infection has resulted in daily counts that have not been seen in months.