The Roaring 20s Are Back Again

Will it be a time of great depression or great success? Find out Let us hope without a repeat of the 1929 Great Depression, although that would be 9 years away. So, what can we expect going into 2020 and the next decade? A recent study conducted by Schroders can throw a fair amount of

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Open For Business

What you need to know about setting up a company in Vietnam For those who have arrived at the decision of setting up a company in Vietnam after identifying the great potential it has for business growth, this article will serve as an easyto-understand guide about company incorporation in Vietnam. So follow the guidelines and

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The Panama Papers

What is the scandal about and should you watch the movie? The biggest leak in history. Fix your washing machine. I wonder how many may have taken the time to watch the recently released film The Laundromat by Steven Soderbergh? It was based on the biggest data leak ever known. The Laundromat tries to tell the

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How you should become an entrepreneur while being an Expat in Vietnam

Written by Guillaume Rondan Vietnam is a great country to be an entrepreneur in. Many expats have a lot of free time living and working in Vietnam. Some teachers work 20 hours per week in outsourcing companies, and some of them have a lot of free time between different projects. Would it be possible to

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Vietnam Opens Up Gambling for Locals

Vietnam Opens Up Gambling for Locals For centuries, gambling was prohibited in Vietnam. The country’s Communist past further solidified its stance against casinos and gambling, as these acts were likened to moral degradation. Times are slowly changing, however, and Vietnam is shedding traditional notions for a more modern outlook. The country’s casinos are now open

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Rewriting The Rules

Five steps to help HR prevent sexual harassment at work in the #MeToo era In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal in the US, the #MeToo movement received a lot attention around the world, especially from women. Women started detailing their personal experiences of sexual harassment on Twitter. Vietnam also felt the impact and published

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To Buy Or Not To Buy

Be knowledgeable of the pros and cons of investing in Vietnam One of the burning topics I am asked about frequently and I hear discussed with heated debate is the subject of property investment in Vietnam. So, what’s it all about? Is it fraught with danger? The answer isn’t simple. In July 2015, the government

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Offshore versus Onshore

Weighing the best options when it comes to where to stash your cash The first thing most people do when moving into a new country is to look for a bank account that suits them and offers the services they require. For some, that requirement can be tricky to navigate. At the beginning of July, several

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Rookie to Rocky

Vietnam’s economy races ahead and there are no signs of stopping Vietnam may not be the last virgin territory in Southeast Asia. We can all agree that accolade probably belongs to Myanmar. So what is really going on in Vietnam and why is there such an attraction for business and the boom in the economy?

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