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Vietnam to stop foreigners acquiring land through local proxies

The government will crack down on locals acting as proxies for foreigners to buy land, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung says.

Saigon apartment cleaner returns $7,400 to Ukraine man

Nguyen Ngoc Hien was cleaning a vacated apartment in Binh Thanh District when he found $7,400.

Hanoi investigates death of foreigner at coffee shop

Hanoi police are investigating the death of a 35-year-old foreigner in a coffee shop Sunday night.
March 11, 2019 | 07:23 pm GMT+7

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.
January 18, 2019 | 06:59 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

Hanoi’s Old Quarter hotel catches fire, guests unharmed

A fire in Hanoi’s Old Quarter Thursday morning had foreign guests flee in panic, but no one was harmed.
November 22, 2018 | 09:59 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

Vietnamese men jailed for stealing pet dog from foreigner

A Hanoi court Friday jailed two dog thieves and gave a suspended sentence to a buyer of the stolen dog.
November 10, 2018 | 12:54 pm 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

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

It's complicated: When a Vietnamese woman meets a foreign man

What one culture considers normal may be seen as cheating by another. 
February 14, 2018 | 08:46 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese bank appoints foreign executive to head retail operations

Vietcombank has taken the unusual move of plunging a foreigner into the financial fray.
October 24, 2017 | 05:04 pm GMT+7

Dutch man beaten in popular Vietnam resort town takes blame

The 64-year-old man claimed he started the fight by insulting a car driver.
July 11, 2017 | 09:27 pm GMT+7

Hanoi police bust multi-national Columbian criminal ring

The case has prompted local police to work with Interpol and other foreign police forces.
April 04, 2017 | 09:38 pm GMT+7

State Bank issues currency regulations

Citizens of countries bordering Vietnam will have to submit notarized copies of business registration licenses in border-gate economic zones if they wish to bring foreign currency into Vietnam, pursuant to Circular No. 29/2015/TT-NHNN.
March 15, 2016 | 09:00 pm GMT+7
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