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Increased internet usage undermines real communication

A total 22% of Vietnamese use the internet for more than nine hours a day, a surge from 9% in 2020. It's sad news for human interaction, a reader commented.
READERS' VIEWS September 27, 2022 | 07:31 pm PT

Car accidents in Vietnam come from poor training

A man crashed his car into a fire hydrant and a factory wall in HCMC this week after leaving a police station with his new license plate, and as always, readers blamed driving tests.
READERS' VIEWS September 22, 2022 | 11:22 pm PT

iPhone fan or consumption slave?

Readers threw disapproval and sarcasm at images of Vietnamese flying to Thailand, Singapore to wait in line for iPhone 14.
READERS' VIEWS September 18, 2022 | 10:59 pm PT

Unfriendly visa is final nail in canceling once thriving tourism in Vietnam

While war and Covid factors are keeping tourists from traditional markets such as China and Russia away from Vietnam, the 30-month visa policy does not help, readers said.
READERS' VIEWS September 15, 2022 | 08:26 pm PT

Vietnam needs to change visa system, food service to attract Middle Eastern tourists

Vietnam's plan to attract big spenders from the Middle East would be a tough mission, given cultural and visa reasons, according to readers.
READERS' VIEWS September 12, 2022 | 08:14 pm PT

Exclusive bicycle lanes won't help improve Hanoi traffic

Hanoi has announced plans to develop exclusive lanes for vehicles as a solution to congestion, but the measure means nothing for the capital's current traffic problems.
READERS' VIEWS September 5, 2022 | 11:08 pm PT

Walking in Vietnamese cities is very difficult

There is no walking culture in major Vietnamese cities like Hanoi or Saigon because there is no safe space for it, according to readers.
READERS' VIEWS September 5, 2022 | 12:59 am PT

Walking should be in vogue again

Japan reserves a large portion of its roads for pedestrians despite being one of the top manufacturers of cars and motorbikes in the world. Why can't Vietnam?
READERS' VIEWS September 2, 2022 | 07:02 pm PT

Visa runs are tiring and not worth it

Foreign tourist number to Vietnam increased in August, but according to readers, authorities need to loosen visa policy to reach the 5-million arrival target this year.
READERS' VIEWS August 31, 2022 | 06:00 pm PT

I have never seen such disregard for traffic laws like in Vietnam

Readers believe drivers' attitude is the root cause of rampant traffic accidents in Vietnam and the country needs much stricter law enforcement to fix that.
READERS' VIEWS August 28, 2022 | 09:04 pm PT

22 million tourists for Vietnam in 2026 is pie in the sky

British market research company Fitch Solutions predicted that Vietnam’s tourism will grow by 25 percent and 22 million foreign visitors in 2026, but many readers are not convinced.
READERS' VIEWS August 27, 2022 | 10:38 pm PT

Managing family's finance is a matter of trust, not power

The idea of wives controlling most of the family's money does not work for everyone.
READERS' VIEWS August 23, 2022 | 08:35 pm PT

Fashion choices are a personal liberty, but people don't get it

I do not know why some people care so much about what others wear. It makes no sense to judge a person based on the way they dress.
READERS' VIEWS August 22, 2022 | 07:22 pm PT

Restaurants should be held accountable for drunk drivers

I should not be surprised, but I am, when I see hundreds of motorbikes and cars disappear as restaurants close at night. It means many drive back home drunk.
READERS' VIEWS August 17, 2022 | 04:53 pm PT

Gov't should provide people with 'possibilities' to save for future

Nine million seniors in Vietnam struggle without pensions or savings, and readers called for effective government's support schemes to fix that.
READERS' VIEWS August 17, 2022 | 11:15 pm PT
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