What do foreigners think about noise pollution in Vietnam?

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Noise pollution, especially from music at shops and restaurants, has become an alarming problem in Vietnam’s major cities in recent years.

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How much expats really earn in Vietnam

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

The HSBC’s Expat Explorer survey reveals the average income of foreigners working here, and it's not bad at all.

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Vietnam cbank wants to forbid foreigners from opening savings accounts in local currency

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

The Vietnamese central bank is looking to ban foreigners from opening savings accounts in VND, after the foreign citizens were prohibited from depositing in foreign currency pursuant to a government decree issued two years ago.

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British woman fights bag-snatcher in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

Public safety for foreigners in Ho Chi Minh City was questioned again this week after a British woman was robbed in broad daylight.

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Fining foreign traffic offenders ‘very difficult’ for Vietnam police

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

When it comes to penalizing foreign traffic offenders, it is no easy task for most police officers in Vietnam.

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Police aim to tackle illegal foreign drivers

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Foreigners can easily rent or buy motorbikes in Vietnam but many of them do not know the country’s traffic laws and traffic police find it difficult to punish them because of language barriers.

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Thais search for missing as 15 die in pilgrim boat accident

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago 5 related news

The search for several missing passengers continued Monday after a boat carrying Muslim pilgrims sank on Thailand's Chao Phraya river leaving at least 15 people dead, a provincial governor said.

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Thais search for missing as 15 die in pilgrim boat accident

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Thais search for missing as 15 die in pilgrim boat accident

The search for several missing passengers continued Monday after a boat carrying Muslim pilgrims sank on Thailand's Chao Phraya river leaving at least 15 people dead, a provincial governor said.

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Vietnam property market: to buy or not to buy?

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Vietnam property market: to buy or not to buy?

Recently I gave a talk to a group of expats buying in Vietnam which is a hot topic I am regular asked about as a foreigner myself. This is all well and good for the expat few that do buy but what about the rest of the market? The majority of the market? What impact has the legislation had in encouraging the average Vietnamese buyer to purchase property?

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Foreigners still hesitant about leasing land in Vietnam

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

Foreigners still hesitant about leasing land in Vietnam

Before 2009, it was not possible for a foreign investor to legally acquire a tenancy interest in land for commercial business purposes in Vietnam.

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MoC: Restrictions on foreign home ownership must be specified soon

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MoC: Restrictions on foreign home ownership must be specified soon

The Ministry of Construction (MoC) is calling for the quickening of work specifying areas in cities and provinces where foreign ownership of apartments and houses is banned.

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VNAT: Foreigners can manage tourism development fund

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

VNAT: Foreigners can manage tourism development fund

Individuals, firms, tourism associations and financial institutions at home and abroad will have the opportunity to manage a tourism development assistance fund planned to be established in September, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

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Foreign sales reached assigned limit

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Foreign sales reached assigned limit

One year after foreigners were permitted to buy houses in Vietnam, many real estate projects have reached their foreign sales limit of 30 per cent.

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Foreign sales reached assigned limit

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

Foreign sales reached assigned limit

One year after foreigners were permitted to buy houses in Vietnam, many real estate projects have reached their foreign sales limit of 30 per cent.

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Thai police arrest first suspect in connection with tourist-town bombs

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

Thai police arrest first suspect in connection with tourist-town bombs

Thai police said on Monday they had arrested a suspect linked to Muslim separatists in connection with a wave of bombings in tourist towns last month that killed four people and wounded dozens, including foreigners.

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