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Who should keep the money in a marriage: husband or wife?

How should we manage our finances as a married couple? Should each partner keep their own, give all of the money to the other partner, or should they keep separate and joint accounts?
March 26, 2023 | 04:47 pm PT

How other countries keep civil servants on the straight and narrow

I recently returned to Montreal and met my close friends, a married Vietnamese couple. Both of them seemed overjoyed when they told me their daughter had become a government employee.
March 26, 2023 | 04:00 pm PT

Dinh Hong Ky

Da Lat expansion may hurt its identity as a cool retreat

Readers fear a plan to expand Da Lat will dilute its identity as a cool summer escape.
READERS' VIEWS March 23, 2023 | 05:00 pm PT

Cleaning up the dioxin-contaminated land

It’s difficult, looking at the serene park that now welcomes you to Bien Hoa Air Base, to imagine it half a century ago: the constant roar of the war planes overhead, the lines of hangars and barracks stretching for miles, next to mounds of metal barrels with an orange stripe around their side, Agent Orange.
March 22, 2023 | 03:33 pm PT

Samantha Power

Some people are ok with being body shamed

Some people accept others calling them by derogatory nicknames for the purpose of ridicule.
READERS' VIEWS March 21, 2023 | 07:36 pm PT

My colleague got fired for refusing to flatter

My colleague was recently fired for refusing to socialize with our boss and engage in flattery.
READERS' VIEWS March 20, 2023 | 05:00 pm PT

Maximizing the potential of train street cafes for tourism

In Thailand, there is a famous market right next to the Mae Klong Railway Station that is a popular attraction. Vietnam should adopt a similar measure, according to readers.
READERS' VIEWS March 19, 2023 | 05:00 pm PT

Vietnam's online administration procedures still far from a game-changer

Recently, hundreds of people have been waiting in line daily at several transportation offices in Hanoi to update or renew their driver's licenses.
March 19, 2023 | 04:00 pm PT

Nguyen Hoa Cuong

Taking the bus can make you miserable

I often take the public bus, but many times, it has been a painful, intimidating experience.
READERS' VIEWS March 16, 2023 | 05:00 pm PT

Does your boss yelling at you count as workplace harassment?

Many of my acquaintances have nightmares about their bosses yelling at them at work. That seems to be a common issue for many workers.
READERS' VIEWS March 15, 2023 | 05:00 pm PT

From bloom to bust: The perils of planting without planning

My friend Tuan called me up a few days before Tet to see if I wanted some king oranges, promising to send some my way from his family's field.
March 15, 2023 | 03:21 pm PT

Nguyen Trong Binh

Authorities can fix Vietnam's traffic problem starting with driver's license

In my opinion, authorities should have stronger measures to improve the traffic situation in Vietnam.
READERS' VIEWS March 14, 2023 | 04:51 pm PT

When will we have a 'livable' wage for workers?

Many businesses often complain that if they increase wages for their workers, their goods will not be competitive due to high prices. However, this is just a poor excuse.
READERS' VIEWS March 13, 2023 | 05:00 pm PT

Vietnam's public toilet problem needs serious consideration

My father loved spending time with his children and grandchildren, but he never joined us on visits to tourist attractions.
March 12, 2023 | 04:00 pm PT

Vo Nhat Vinh

Make fines immediate, inescapable to stop sidewalk encroachments

Most people want to abide by the rules, but when one person encroaches on a sidewalk and gains a competitive advantage, others follow suit.
READERS' VIEWS March 12, 2023 | 03:37 pm PT
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