With such a large number of working expatriates as well as regular visitors who are also still very much in the workforce either in or coming into Ho Chi Minh City, it’s no real surprise that so-called co-working spaces have sprung up. While the coffee shop workspace we wrote about in a recent article covered… Read more »
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Foreign Investment further encouraged in listed companies
Towards the end of June the Vietnamese government announced it had officially lifted its limit on foreign holdings in Vietnamese listed companies. The 26 June announcement significantly removes the investment restriction in stock exchange-listed public companies. In practical terms, the new position means that instead of a limit of 49 percent for all foreign holdings… Read more »
Housing Law Amendments Set To See Surge After July This Year
In late 2014 the Vietnamese central government passed a series of amendments to its property ownership laws with the aim of boosting what was an ‘ailing real-estate market’[i] and looking to put some life back into economic growth.
4 UNESCO Heritage Sites You Must Visit When Living in Vietnam
If you are a foreigner who stays long term in Vietnam, you are probably aware of the main attractions in and around the country’s capital Ho Chi Minh. But what about further afield? There may be times when you wish to take a short break from the hustle and bustle of the city life and… Read more »
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Ho Chi Minh, with its population of over 6 million inhabitants, is one of the busiest cities in the world. As much as it is known for its vivacious night life. Ho Chi Minh is a fast growing business hub in Vietnam as it is an important seaport for the country. Finding a house in… Read more »
Security Concerns While Renting in Ho Chi Minh City
While Ho Chi Minh City is a comfortable and relatively safe place to live for expatriates, the growing pains of a developing economy cannot be ignored. Like any place with a large income disparity, Ho Chi Minh City is not immune to the types of crime that occur in these areas, especially break-ins…. Read more »
The Districts of Ho Chi Minh: Where Should You Live?
Ho Chi Minh is made up of a series of ‘Districts’ each distinctly different from the other. With specific advantages and disadvantages between the options it is essential that you pick where you live based on what’s best for your lifestyle. Here’s our quick guide to what to expect from each of the Districts…. Read more »
How to get the most out of the An Phu Neighbors Google Group
After your move to Ho Chi Minh City, there is a very good chance that you will hear a certain Google Group entitled “An Phu Neighbors” mentioned numerous times amongst expat circles. Naturally you may be curious as to what this group is all about and wish to find out more information and possibly even… Read more »
How to Get Around in The Street of Ho Chi Minh City
As you will immediately notice, the preferred method of transportation in Ho Chi Minh City is the motorbike. Traffic can be hectic to say the least, with over a million motorbikes on the city streets each day. It is recommended to either use a car service or a taxi to navigate the city during your… Read more »
Tips for Finding Your Dream Saigon Rental Residence
Starting a search for a dream home, away from home can be a daunting task, understanding that markets and styles are different in different countries is essential. Here are a few tips on how to get the most when house hunting in Vietnam. Do your own research on the internet before you come to Vietnam… Read more »