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How my childhood trauma followed me into adulthood

Over the last 40 years, I never told my parents that I loved them. Instead, I grew up fearful and distant thanks to the endless beatings that my parents called love.
December 7, 2022 | 03:56 pm PT

Trash is a global problem, not just in Da Lat

Readers were defensive after an American expat shared his opinions about rampant littering in Vietnam's tourist town Da Lat.
READERS' VIEWS December 5, 2022 | 11:33 pm PT

Bureaucracy, paperwork haunt everyone

I feel pressure, anxiety and fear every time expats face visa issues or, worse, are forced to leave the country.
December 5, 2022 | 04:32 pm PT

Dang Quynh Giang

Beyond the hype, a dirty side of Da Lat

Da Lat is famous as a hill resort station with great weather conditions and scenic beauty, earning several accolades like the City of Flowers, an awesome honeymoon destination and so on.
December 2, 2022 | 04:18 pm PT

Paul A. Olivier

IELTS test is overrated

IELTS test is not all tricks like some people said, but it's still an overated, expensive business, according to readers.
READERS' VIEWS December 2, 2022 | 01:16 am PT

The bottom lines in workforce retention vs. reduction

I was shocked and saddened recently when a colleague called to inform that a 55-year-old coworker had died of heart failure at home the night before.
November 30, 2022 | 04:43 pm PT

Dang Quynh Giang

Stop tolerating trashy online content

Recently, a well-known male TikTok personality made comments mocking the elderly and poor. Despite a strong backlash, he continued to make excuses rather than delivering a sincere apology.
READERS' VIEWS November 30, 2022 | 04:43 pm PT

Tips and tricks enable high IELTS scores, but the real test awaits

"When I studied on my own, my IELTS results were disappointing. Now, it's different. With the tips and tricks provided by training centers, 7.0 score is not that hard anymore."
READERS' VIEWS November 28, 2022 | 04:28 pm PT

It's not over yet: Covid-19 vaccines, boosters and children

I know we all wish that the Covid-19 pandemic was over. And most of the time here in Vietnam, it feels like it is and that life is pretty much back to normal.
November 27, 2022 | 07:38 pm PT

Angela Pratt

Frustrated and scared by commuting in Vietnam

When commuting, many Vietnamese tend to become aggressive and violent. They are willing to use their fists, take over the road, and honk their horns loudly instead of talking it out.
READERS' VIEWS November 25, 2022 | 05:00 pm PT

What does the IELTS score really indicate?

The sudden cancellation of all international language tests including the IELTS severely disrupted the plans and preparations of many students and professionals in Vietnam recently.
November 25, 2022 | 03:38 pm PT

Chu Thi Van Anh

Time for Vietnam's property market to correct itself

The property market in Vietnam is bracing for recession and that should bring it back to its true value, according to readers.
READERS' VIEWS November 23, 2022 | 08:51 pm PT

To rescue or not to rescue property sector?

I was in Vietnam for a few days during a recent business trip and was asked repeatedly about the problems the country's economy was facing.
November 23, 2022 | 04:12 pm PT

Ho Quoc Tuan

Rental market in Vietnam is overpriced

Readers said the housing rental market in Vietnam is unreasonably pricey, even more than in Europe, as it does not follow demand vs supply rules.
READERS' VIEWS November 21, 2022 | 09:03 pm PT

World Cup 2022 happening in the right place at the right time

On the heels of an economic recession, against a backdrop of conflicts and an economic recession, this year's World Cup serves as a reminder that humanity always stands taller together.
November 21, 2022 | 06:31 pm PT

Truong Anh Ngoc

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