The speed limit in urban areas in Viet Nam will be increased by 10kph from the current level from March this year, when the Ministry of Transport's Circular 91 takes effect. In your opinion, is the increase good or bad? Do you think that the new speed limit will help reduce traffic jams or could it lead to accidents? If you are an expat, what is the speed limit in your country?
Vietnamese love drinking, but the thing is they also like to force others to join their fun. At the table, it is quite common to be collectively asked to drink no matter if you are a heavy drinker or have a zero tolerance to alcohol. These actions are traditionally supposed to show hospitality to guests, while the more the guests drink, the more they demonstrate how much they are enjoying the party. Have you ever been in this situation before? How do you feel about it?
Last week, Viet Nam News asked readers to share how they would seek a job if they did not have any degree. The question was raised after a 23-year-old-man, who only studied until sixth grade, knelt down on the ground for hours in Ha Noi's Nguyen Chi Thanh street asking for a job early this month.
A few days ago, the public saw a 23-year-old man, who just studied until sixth grade, kneeling down on the ground for hours in Ha Noi's Nguyen Chi Thanh Street asking for a job. A lot of local newspapers reported the incident. Some people said he was picky because he just wanted to work as a salesperson and not other jobs while he has no degree. What do you think of the situation?
The Ministry of Education and Training has revealed that up to 70 per cent of students who study abroad did not return after graduation. Better employment opportunities with higher incomes, advanced working conditions and better living conditions are the main reasons. What do you think about the brain drain? Is your country facing the same situation? What measures have the policy-makers applied to keep talented people in your country?
Sales at retailers' brick-and-mortar locations suffered during the weekend after Thanksgiving as more shoppers skipped the malls and bought online, according to the www.bloomberg.com. Retail observers said it was because buyers hesitated to buy directly at shops. Catching the movement in the US, many retailers in Viet Nam expanded their online selling. What do you think about the issue? Do you prefer shopping online or at malls and stores? Why?
Your Say, published every Friday, lets readers express their opinions on a topic or issue raised by the editor.
Your Say, published every Friday, lets readers express their opinions on a topic or issue raised by the editor.
Your Say, published every Friday, lets readers express their opinions on a topic or issue raised by the editor.
Your Say, published every Friday, lets readers express their opinions on a topic or issue raised by the editor.
Your Say, published every Friday, lets readers express their opinions on a topic or issue raised by the editor.

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