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Vietnam’s woeful lack of serviced apartments

With foreign investors and tourists flocking to the country, demand is high.

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.

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

Work-life balance makes Vietnam one of the best places for expats: HSBC

The country ranks above Japan and fourth in Asia.
January 04, 2017 | 04:37 pm GMT+7

Reports of sexual violence shake expat community in Hanoi

'I can’t report them all. At this point I just consider it normal.'
November 15, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam should lift ban on foreign tour guides: legislator

A senior lawmaker calls for allowing foreigners to work as tour guides in Vietnam.
September 20, 2016 | 06:00 am GMT+7
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