Weekly roundup: Tourist etiquette, visa waivers, foreign homebuyers, and more

By VnExpress   January 15, 2017 | 12:31 am GMT+7

Revisit the week with top stories compiled by VnExpress International's editors.

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Saigon to tourists: Welcome, but please be nice

A controversial new video from the tourism department lays out some etiquette dos and don'ts for visitors. Watch for yourself.

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John Kerry begins farewell tour to Vietnam as successor talks tough on China

Analysts see little significance in the visit this time. Meanwhile, Trump and his team continue to take a tough line on China.

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Hanoi considers ditching war-time loudspeakers

In the age of the internet, Hanoi's mayor said the old system has become obsolete and urged local officials to review their effectiveness.

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Vietnamese couples should be able to decide how many children to bear: Health Ministry

Officials said letting the parents decide guarantees reproductive rights while posing challenges in controlling the population.

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US Ambassador to finish Vietnam tenure despite Trump mandate

'As a career diplomat, I have not been asked to resign.'

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Have Vietnam’s relaxed rules caught on with foreign homebuyers?

Insiders say it may take time to fully evaluate the impacts of the new policy that allows foreigners to own a home here.

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Warning signs as Hanoi releases daily pollution data for the first time

The city has started to report air quality readings on an official website.

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For Vietnamese workers, how much overtime is too much overtime?

Compared to other countries, Vietnam currently has a low overtime limit.

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Vietnam urged to consider visa-free travel for Australian, Indian tourists

Visa waivers for select countries have proved effective and should be extended.

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Hanoi Bang Bang Part 5: Cha Ca La Vong

How a rebel redoubt became a world-famous fish fry.

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Maternity leave: How Vietnam compares to neighbors

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Tam Dao: where heaven meets Earth

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