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Drive Safely

Hi Antoine,
I’m a student from the EU traveling in Southeast Asia. I am going to spend a few months in Vietnam and will be driving amotorbike throughout my trip. Do you have any advice in case I have a road […]

By |May 8th, 2018|Business, Legal Ease|0 Comments

Rooms Available

I’m from Spain and have been working over the past years here with the purpose of starting a hostel close to Pho Nha Ke Bang natural reserve. What company structure would best suit this business and what steps should I take to […]

By |April 12th, 2018|Business, Legal Ease|0 Comments
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The Duel for Duality

Tackling the issue of dual citizenship for foreigners.

Dear Antoine, 

I’m an Australian citizen and would like to become a Vietnamese citizen because I’ll be marrying a Vietnamese woman and have decided to settle down here permanently. Can I apply for Vietnamese […]

By |February 9th, 2018|Business, Legal Ease|0 Comments
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Assisted Reproduction

Alternative options available in Vietnam for couples who want to be parents

Dear Antoine,
My boyfriend and I are over 30 now, and we think it is time to start a family. Unfortunately, we are not able to have our own babies therefore […]

By |December 10th, 2017|Business, Legal Ease|1 Comment
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The Visa Vortex

Matching the many different types of visas with the right person

Dear Antoine, I’m looking to open a business in Vietnam in the next few months and wanted to discuss some of the ambiguous Vietnamese visa laws. Although the visa situation […]

By |October 12th, 2017|Business, Legal Ease|0 Comments
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Acquisition Conditions

We receive many questions from readers about setting up a business in Vietnam. The procedures for setting up a company often appear burdensome and, sometimes, discouraging for those with a ‘small-size’ project. However, an alternative is to purchase a pre-existing […]

By |August 28th, 2017|Business, Legal Ease|0 Comments
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Ready, Set, Wait!

Before the movie becomes a blockbuster, there are numerous mountains of paperwork it has to jump over first

My wife and I are both European, she got a job in Ho Chi Minh City and this is the main reason I am […]

By |July 21st, 2017|Business, Legal Ease|0 Comments
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Same Same But Different

The difficult road to parenthood for same-sex couples

My partner and I are gay and we would like to be parents. My partner is Belgian and I am Malaysian. We believe Vietnam is our best option to look for a surrogacy […]

By |June 21st, 2017|Business, Legal Ease|0 Comments
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(Un)Conscious Un-Coupling

Honey, we need to talk…

Dear Antoine, A Vietnamese friend married an Australian in 2014 and the former is now filing for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences. He now resides in Australia while she is in her native Vietnam. She already has […]