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Fried banana cakes come to the rescueicon
YOUR VIETNAM25/03/20210

Fried banana cakes come to the rescue

The 50-year-old Frenchman who is known simply as Fabric by Vietnamese can be said to have been rather famous in HCMC, at least in several local social media over the past few months.

 
Being stranded here due to Covid-19: Not really badicon

Being stranded here due to Covid-19: Not really bad

VIETNAM & WORLD
02/03/2021

The story about a French visitor getting stuck in Vietnam during the Covid-19 pandemic who had to sell local snacks to earn a living went viral before Tet, the Lunar New Year. 

Sexual predators targeting foreign women wanted in Hanoiicon

Sexual predators targeting foreign women wanted in Hanoi

SOCIETY
25/02/2021

Police operating in Tay Ho District of Hanoi are searching for a group of Vietnamese suspects who are accused of targeting foreign women in the area.

Foreigners celebrate Tet in Vietnamicon

Foreigners celebrate Tet in Vietnam

SOCIETY
19/02/2021

The Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday is a unique cultural heritage of the Vietnamese people. More and more foreigners now celebrate Tet, however, and enjoy the cosy atmosphere surrounding the holiday.

The search for happinessicon

The search for happiness

SOCIETY
16/02/2021

A British man, who went through a rough patch, has found love of his life and settled down in Vietnam for more than a decade.

Vietnam, the second home of a Japanese womanicon

Vietnam, the second home of a Japanese woman

SOCIETY
15/02/2021

Tokyo-born Mayu Ino has spent more than 20 years of her life travelling across Vietnam, kindling organic cultivation among Vietnamese farmers and helping to better their lives.

Stranded French tourist struggling to earn a livingicon

Stranded French tourist struggling to earn a living

SOCIETY
04/01/2021

A French man, who has been stuck in Vietnam due to Covid-19, is working as a vendor in HCM City to earn a living.

HCM City one of best cities in Asia for expats: surveyicon

HCM City one of best cities in Asia for expats: survey

SOCIETY
10/12/2020

HCM City ranked 19th out of 86 cities globally for expats to live and work, and was only surpassed in Asia by Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, according to the Expat City Ranking 2020 by InterNations.

Vietnam among leading destinations for expats to liveicon

Vietnam among leading destinations for expats to live

TRAVEL
11/11/2020

Travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler has released a list of the 10 best countries for expats to live in, with Vietnam ranked in 10th place.

HCM City ranks among top 10 cheapest cities for foreignersicon

HCM City ranks among top 10 cheapest cities for foreigners

TRAVEL
08/11/2020

Financial news website Business Insider has published an article featuring 10 cities that have the cheapest living costs for expats from the US, with Ho Chi Minh City topping the list, followed by Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, and Bangkok in Thailand.

Free stay permit waivers extended until November 30icon

Free stay permit waivers extended until November 30

SOCIETY
31/10/2020

The Immigration Department will extend its visa waiver programme for another month, officials have announced.

Vietnam - one of the most livable places for foreignersicon

Vietnam - one of the most livable places for foreigners

SOCIETY
03/09/2020

It has been 75 years since the words of President Ho Chi Minh echoed throughout Ba Dinh Square in Hanoi proclaiming the Declaration of Independence. 

“Vietnam We Thank You – Việt Nam Cố Lên”: Touching messages from expatsicon

“Vietnam We Thank You – Việt Nam Cố Lên”: Touching messages from expats

SOCIETY
20/04/2020

The messages have caught public attention and been widely shared over the last few days.

Vietnam parliament requests building law on expatsicon

Vietnam parliament requests building law on expats

POLITICS
13/11/2019

The number of expats in Vietnam rose from 72,172 in 2013 to 88,845 in 2018, the majority of whom are holding key positions, including manager, CEO and technician.

Vietnam among top ten countries for expats: HSBCicon

Vietnam among top ten countries for expats: HSBC

SOCIETY
14/10/2019

Vietnam ranks 10th among best destinations for expatriate workers to live and work, according to HSBC’s Expat 2019 Global Report released recently.

Vietnam voted second-best destination for expats in 2019icon

Vietnam voted second-best destination for expats in 2019

VIDEO
13/10/2019

Vietnam was voted as the second-best destination for expats to live and work in 2019, revealed the latest Expat Insider survey published by InterNations.