Dear Editor,There is a rule that decrees a foreigner visiting Viet Nam on a tourist visa cannot legally rent a house and must stay in a hotel.
NZ students gain VN insights
A collective cheer went up from the young students as a large school of fish surfaced in a pond in Can Tho City, rushing to eat the feed scattered by a farm worker.
I am German and have lived in Viet Nam since 2009. My wife is Vietnamese. We own a house and a piece of land in central Quang Nam Province's Hoi An Town.
Will a female be able to start work at a company when six-months pregnant and qualify for six-months' worth of maternity leave to be paid by the company?
Dear the Editor,I am a person addicted to Methadone. I very badly want to fit into a programme as soon as possible. I can pay as well. Just please let me know what I have to do. How much do I have to pay? Do I have to go everyday?
Dear The Editor,I want to get a motorcycle licence. I had a car and motorcycle licence in my home country, but both have expired. Please can you tell me how to get a driver's license in Viet Nam?
Dear Editor,My older brother and his wife in Viet Nam recently died in an accident and I really want to adopt their nine-year-old son. However, I hold French citizenship, not Vietnamese, and I am single. So, am I eligible to adopt a child according to Vietnamese Law? If yes, what should I do?
Dear Editor,At my supermarket in Australia, the price of basa fillets has fallen from A$12 per kilo to A$9. This is inexpensive.
Dear Editor,I have three questions:1. Can foreigners buy homes in Viet Nam?2. Can foreigners start their own businesses in the country? If yes, which legal procedures should I follow?3. Can foreigners get permanent residency?
I am a German tourist who has spent several days travelling in Ha Noi. However, I have two problems that really annoy me:

Dear Editor,

Your response regarding how foreign nationals who are married to Vietnamese citizens can obtain a permanent residence card in last week's You Asked has brought up some related questions:


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In the five years since the Government put in place Decision No 49/QD-TTg on 19 criteria for new-style rural areas for the 2010-20 period, the majority of communes across the nation fail to meet the 17th criterion on environment. Both local and central authorities find it difficult to fill all five norms, as set down.

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Parents are concerned about post-vaccine reactions after the recent death of babies after receiving Quinvaxem vaccine, although the Health Ministry has repeatedly confirmed the safety of the vaccine.

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Wearing her most beautiful dress, Vu Thi Vu smiles broadly as she shows to her friends one of her photos which are on display at the Can Chu Phin secondary school in Meo Vac district of northernmost Ha Giang Province.

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Negligence and ignorance of fire safety regulations by both investors and residents at high-rise buildings have again come to the fore following the latest blaze in Ha Noi.