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Vietnam 16th top country for expat earnings: HSBC survey

An annual HSBC survey says expats in Vietnam earn an average of $90,408 a year, ranking 16th in the world.

Vietnam’s Hoi An among world’s best places for expats

Hoi An has been ranked 14th among 20 best places in the world for expatriates to live by the The Travel website.

Vietnam yet to streamline foreigners’ property ownership process

Although Vietnam allows expats to own houses in the country, many of them are finding it challenging to obtain title documents.
September 06, 2018 | 09:11 am GMT+7

South Korean expats root for Vietnam, expect close match

South Koreans, including expatriates, feel Vietnam will be a tough Asiad semifinal opponent, especially under a coach from their country.
August 29, 2018 | 07:45 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s woeful lack of serviced apartments

With foreign investors and tourists flocking to the country, demand is high.
July 19, 2018 | 09:23 am GMT+7

Shift seen in use of overseas remittances to Ho Chi Minh City

Central Bank official says most of the funds have been invested in manufacturing instead of traditional channels.
June 13, 2018 | 07:50 pm GMT+7

Crackdown shakes Chinese city's 'Little Africa'

Guangzhou draws merchants who come to buy goods such as jewellery and electronics in bulk.
May 08, 2018 | 02:28 pm GMT+7

Vietnam named one of the friendliest places on Earth for expats

More than 80 percent of expats describe the Vietnamese as welcoming, and 16 percent plan to stay forever.
March 24, 2018 | 04:00 am GMT+7

Getting festive at Hanoi's first German Christmas market

A taste of Germany to get you warmed up for the Christmas season in Hanoi.
December 18, 2017 | 08:28 pm GMT+7

5 times foreigners muscled in on Vietnam’s traffic offenders

Dragging a woman and her bike onto a sidewalk or stopping motorbikes from driving the wrong way. They all went viral.
October 31, 2017 | 12:55 pm GMT+7

Vietnam losing its charm among expats: HSBC survey

Only 28 percent of expats in Vietnam agree they enjoy a better overall quality of life than in their home countries.
September 27, 2017 | 05:55 pm GMT+7

Is the foreigner-local salary disparity in Vietnam fair?

Some say it’s simple economics, but whether that makes it right is another question.
September 26, 2017 | 06:12 pm GMT+7

Why should foreigners earn more than locals in Vietnam?

Trying to explain the salary disparity and the reasons behind it. 
September 25, 2017 | 08:18 pm GMT+7

Nha Trang struggles to return homeless Russian

Authorities have been unable to get in touch with the man's relatives in Vietnam or Russia.
February 13, 2017 | 08:41 am GMT+7

Hanoi named one of the cheapest cities worldwide to start anew

Once you hit the city, living is cheap, but getting there might set you back more than a few dollars.
January 19, 2017 | 04:09 pm GMT+7
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