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Expats flock to learn Vietnamese

Language classes are attracting increasing numbers of people who need to communicate with locals at work or just want to understand the culture.

Missing British man found in Vietnam mortuary

A British man reported missing last week was found in a local mortuary in southern Vietnam, the Nottinghamshire Live reported Thursday.

Vietnamese ‘underground’ banker arrested in Japan

A Vietnamese man is alleged to have charged hefty commissions for transferring money from Japan to Vietnam via his bank account.
January 14, 2019 | 07:26 pm GMT+7

Tourists enjoy heavy downpours, flooding in Saigon

For many foreigners and visitors, the heavy rains and flooding of Saigon’s streets proved to be an unexpected treat.
November 26, 2018 | 03:34 pm GMT+7

Want more foreign talents? Then streamline your labor policies

Putting expats on an equal footing with native workers could be the solution to Vietnam’s “brain drain” crisis.
November 20, 2018 | 08:56 am GMT+7

Confusion, worry reigns over Vietnam’s new insurance policy

If foreigners do not plan to retire in Vietnam, does the policy of making social insurance compulsory for them make sense?
November 16, 2018 | 09:06 am GMT+7

Compulsory social insurance scheme for expats in Vietnam

Under a new decree, all foreigners with labor contracts of at least a year will be subject to compulsory social insurance payments starting 2022.
October 25, 2018 | 04:05 pm GMT+7

Housing developers take a shine to northern Vietnamese province

More property companies are pouring money into housing in Bac Ninh which is believed to have great potential for development.
October 23, 2018 | 10:16 am GMT+7

Skilled staff shortage cramp Vietnam’s upscale hotels

Upscale Vietnam hotels are struggling to hire and retain skilled staff, as even those with hospitality training switch careers.
September 07, 2018 | 03:13 pm GMT+7

Vietnam a dream destination for expats

Getting a job is easy, cost of living is low, and quality of life is high.
June 09, 2018 | 01:05 pm GMT+7

Vietnam ready to slap compulsory social insurance tax on expats

Businesses are also concerned about the added costs they will have to fork out under the draft decree.
April 04, 2018 | 01:55 pm GMT+7

American teacher wants to light incense for Vietnam’s revered general after vulgar comment

Authorities would decide on the punishment for Daniel Hauer based on the amends he is going to make.
January 31, 2018 | 08:03 am GMT+7

American teacher in hot water for disrespecting Vietnam's late revered general

Daniel Hauer's offensive Facebook comment has received a public backlash and he now faces a fine of up to $4,400.
January 26, 2018 | 10:31 pm GMT+7

Expats feel like home at Saigon's Christmas and New Year parties

Foreigners working in Saigon share sweet moments at a cozy Christmas party at Ruby Home Viet Nam.
January 03, 2018 | 09:00 am GMT+7

Compulsory social insurance unnerves foreign employees in Vietnam

'It makes no sense to pay the insurance. I would rather keep the money.'
November 30, 2017 | 12:18 pm GMT+7
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