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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Achieving Your Financial Goals

Learning how to effectively set and achieve your financial goals is key to seeing them realised. However, saving money for your long-term goals is undoubtedly harder than saving for the short-term. A savings plan is your first step on your way to long-term financial success. Step 1: List your financial goals. Take your time here,

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Giants in Vietnam Stock Exchange

The top ten largest firms on the Vietnam Stock Exchange include large companies like Vietcombank, Vinamilk, Vingroup, and Sabeco. Banking and Food and Beverage companies appear the most on the list. 1. VINGROUP: STC(VIC) Stock price: VND119,000 per share Market cap: $16.3 billion Vingroup Joint Stock Company is the largest real estate firm in Vietnam

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Fatherhood

I am 28 years old, from Uruguay, and currently living in Hanoi. I am single and would like to become a father. Could you please tell about the options available to me? Congratulations on your brave decision to be a single father at a young age. I understand how hard it is to come to

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