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Financial Times: Why now could be a good time to buy a property in Vietnam

In a recent article by Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore, published in the online edition of the Financial Times, the author argues that Vietnam, a country that wants to catch up with its richer Asian rivals it still offering good value for international homebuyers. A subsidiary of CVR: Central Vietnam Realty focusing on high-end sales …

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Free Daily Vietnamese Lessons

The Lifestart Foundation “Free” 30 minute Vietnamese Lesson is designed to give visitors to Vietnam the opportunity to interact with the broader community by teaching tourist some basic phases and greetings. The class includes topics such as Cultural Dos and Don’ts, Shopping/Bargaining, Local Cuisine and Useful Tips. So come down …

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The Changing Faces of Saigon Railway Station, 1885-1983

Details Published on Monday, 14 March 2016 10:56 Written by Tim Doling. Travelers arriving by train in Hồ Chí Minh City sometimes express surprise that the main Saigon Railway Station is located in Hòa Hưng, some distance from the central business district. In fact, this is the third railway terminus …

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