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.
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:

Dear Editor,I am Vietnamese and my husband is German. We have been living in Ha Noi for more than one year. We have long-term investments in the country and I would like to ask about the registration procedure of permanent residence for my husband. Is he eligible for registering to be a permanent resident? If yes, what should we do?

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