“Man bites dog,” is an old journalistic aphorism that remarks on how the unusual is more newsworthy (than a dog biting a man).
Tag - foreigners
mercredi 5 avril 2017
mercredi 30 novembre 2016
Vietnam has granted amnesty to more than 4,000 prisoners, including one sentenced to five years in jail for a national security-related crime.
samedi 22 octobre 2016
On a typical Sunday evening in the heart of Vietnam's financial center, European cars and Japanese motorcycles jostle for parking lots close to restaurants.
jeudi 21 juillet 2016
Very few first-time foreign visitors to Vietnam choose to come back, according to a travel association, with multiple causes attributed to the low return rate.
mercredi 29 juin 2016
The government has enforced Decree 41/2016/ND-CP regulating the authorization for foreign organizations and individuals to conduct scientific research in Vietnam’s territorial waters.
dimanche 12 juin 2016
Bùi Văn Ga, Deputy Minister of Education and Training, spoke to the newspaper Kinh tế & Đô thị (Urban & Economic Affairs) about Việt Nam’s efforts to attract foreign students
mercredi 9 mars 2016
International universities from the US, Canada, Europe and Asia will meet with Vietnamese students at the EDUEXPO this week to promote education opportunities.
jeudi 25 février 2016
Vietnam welcomed over 1.63 million foreign tourists in the first two months of 2016, up16 percent compared to the same period last year, the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said on February 24.
jeudi 18 février 2016
A better legal framework and a stronger privatization drive of state-owned enterprises are key measures for Vietnam's securities market to keep attracting foreign investors this year, a senior official has said.
dimanche 3 janvier 2016
The government’s efforts to simplify business registration regulations, allow foreigners to own property and improve infrastructure are attracting both local and foreign investors.
lundi 28 décembre 2015
Foreign arrivals to Vietnam have dropped for the first time in six years as the country lost a large number of visitors from neighboring markets while its expanded visa waiver program failed to have a strong impact on European travelers.
mardi 20 octobre 2015
Foreign buyers are starting to take greater interest in the Vietnamese property market after a slew of legislative changes has given them a freer hand there, CBRE says.
vendredi 9 octobre 2015
In this Southeast Asian country where millions still live on $2 a day farming rice or fitting buttons onto shirts, Silicon Valley chip maker Intel raised eyebrows a decade ago when it launched a semiconductor factory here — the single largest American investment in the country eve
There have been a rise in robberies and thefts committed by foreigners in Vietnam as locals were too friendly to put up their guard, local media reported, citing police.
samedi 12 septembre 2015
Foreigners buying or selling houses in Vietnam are required to carry out the transactions through banks in the country and not in cash, local newspaper Vietnam News reported Saturday.
mardi 8 septembre 2015
An American Vietnamese educational expert, Tran Duc Canh, talks with Nong Thon Ngay Nay (Countryside Today) about the potential of overseas Vietnamese professionals to contribute to Viet Nam.
dimanche 6 septembre 2015
Michael Tatarski, an American freelancer based in Ho Chi Minh City, retold his most recent visa run and explained why he did not hesitate to call it a nightmare. The story below reflects the author’s own view and experience.
lundi 24 août 2015
Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, and probably all cities in Vietnam, are wasting their potential to attract more tourists due to a lack of nightlife.
mardi 16 juin 2015
What are your biggest fears when traveling to Vietnam? Check to see if the Vietnamese deputy prime minister really knows what you think.
lundi 25 mai 2015
Eight foreign-owned companies were found using unlicensed software valued at more than VND13.5 billion (US$643 million) by an inter-ministerial team that carried out a month-long inspection.
mardi 21 avril 2015
Vietnam is months away from opening up its property market to foreign buyers. With economic growth hovering above 5 per cent, developers say the country makes a good property play, especially for those looking to diversify in the region. But it could be a while before international buyers bite.
samedi 18 avril 2015
Foreign manufacturers have said they are considering either leaving Vietnam for other regional countries which have a more competitive investment environment, or stopping their production activities in Vietnam. However, many Vietnamese don’t believe they will do it.
dimanche 12 avril 2015
More and more foreign bankers are flocking to Vietnam, while the existing bankers have been trying to expand their business in the country.
Vietnam has taken pride in its ability to attract foreign investment in recent years, but many are now worried that multinational corporations do not play fair when operating in the country.
samedi 4 avril 2015
Communist country opens the door to overseas investors — but will they come ?
lundi 9 mars 2015
Foreign investors in Ho Chi Minh City have continued to complain about difficulties in buying parts and materials for production, urging the government to try harder to help its stagnant supporting industries.
mardi 17 février 2015
Notaries in Vietnam sometimes get stupefied by unexpected demands of foreigners while certifying their signatures, oaths, affirmations, and declarations owing to differences in languages and laws, according to Phap Luat TPHCM (Ho Chi Minh City) newspaper.
dimanche 15 février 2015
Experts believe that foreign investors want to develop oil refinery projects because they can see the geopolitical and economic advantage in a Vietnam location.
vendredi 6 février 2015
Foreign workers in Vietnam will be required to pay social insurance premiums starting in 2018, when the country plans to expand its social safety net.
mardi 3 février 2015
Vietnam may still be communist, but the Southest Asian country is all about business. Helped by low costs and an eager government, Vietnam is taking over China's role as Asia's hotspot for foreign investment in manufacturing.
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