A Vietnamese American war orphan who lives in the U.S. and whose mother lives in France, just found her U.S. G.I. biological father. He wants to know how he can get his name added to his daughter's Vietnamese birth certificate?
I am in the market for a new television and would like to see reviews of stores selling these kinds of things. Although not applicable here it would be good if television had an in-built digital tuner for when we head back home. Anybody got any good recommendations?
I am an American citizen who just married a Vietnamese citizen. What type of long term visa is available to me and or permanent residency without having to constantly leave the country. I am retired so shouldn't need a work permit. Also where would I get this visa or residency.
Hi. I'm kind of stuck in China during the virus, but would like to travel to Vietnam soon. I cant seem to find any information about whether its possible to enter Vietnam now or not, and if it is, what are the conditions of entry. Does anyone have any info? Thanks a lot
Hello I need to buy a stable rocking chair for physical therapy purposes. Where can I get one in Hanoi? The only thread I see here is from 2013. Any help is much appreciated! Thanks in advance! Robert
I am new to Hanoi and have recently been offered a teaching job. The problem that I face is how do I get my degree, police clearance and TEFL certificate notarized? I went to my Embassy (RSA) but they advised that they do not have the authority to issue a Apostille document. This question has probably been asked many times before but any help would be much appreciated!
Needing A2 motorcycle license, I have a Vietnamese license in the old format, not the new 12 digit format. Can this be changed to the new formate or will I need to do the exam again? Let me know if you there is a service to do this or help retaking the motorcycle exam. Thanks
I am Dai, 29 years old, i am a vietnamese, i am living in ha noi, i need to practice english more and more, therefore forein people , who want to learn vietnam language, or looking for information of my country. you can contact with me: email: email@example.com facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100039144682721 phone: 0966.961.679 i am very happy, if i can recieve your feedback soon. thanks you!
I am an British guy in the UK and I wish to sponsor my partner who is Vietnamese in HCM City to come and study in the UK. To do this he must have £10K in his bank account for about 2 months to show he can afford to be in the UK for the English language course. This is purely for the visa requirements. So it appears simple to transfer funds to his bank account, then before he arrives in the autumn, and after securing the visa, he can send the money back to me. He does not have a bank account here. Having spoken to him and read many threads on here, I can see it is not a simple request to move money in and out of a VN bank. We can prove that I sponsor him and when he gets formally accepted by the college we will have evidence this is where the money will be spent. So do ...
Hi there guys, Just need a opinion about my vietnam gf. I seeing her from last 2 years and things have been up and down. But from last 4 months everything went serious. We fell in love. We are looking forward to get married soon by october. Everything is working excellent. She is coming out my place. Cooking food for me. Looking after my health. Cleaning the house . Talking about our future babies and everything. Littlrly not demanding at all. If i buy her something she admires it but than tells me was not supposed to buy it and need to save money for our future. It really shows how much she loves me and really cares about me BUT Whenever I mention her that i want to talk to her family members she changes the topic. So many times i had to force her On that but because of th...
Which bank offers the best online banking in Vietnam, that can be used from outside of vietnam. Looking for something in English and not to crazy fees. Two I found that seem like an option are vietcombank and techcombank. I am no longer living in Vietnam from 2014, so need something to control from abroad. My wife is Vietnamese so opening an account in her name is not an issue. Reason formlooking for online option, is, that my in-laws are going to retire soon, and I want to be able to control some funds in Vietnam so we can either pay medical bills when needed, or give periodic money, without being burdend by high fees or exchange rates. I,m ok with once every few years bringing cash and deposit in Vietnam, but transfer from Europe in EU would be even better. Anyone have ad...
(See my "Short" history lesson if you don't know about the current currency situation in VN - it's after my question) My question: In September, I'm going back to visit family in the USA for a month, and I need to change well over 100 million VN Dong into US Dollars. Where can I change money for the least loss in the transaction? Because currently no banks will sell large amounts of US Dollars, the only options I can come up with are: 1) Buy US Dollars upon showing my airplane ticket. I heard about this from some colleages. I've tried this successfully once already, at Vietcombank, but they will only change to $500 maximum, and they keep a record, so it can't be done again. When I tried at ANZ Bank, they told me I would have to come back a week before the trip to change up t...
I am trying to find popcorn here and not having luck. The kind you cook on the stovetop with oil until it pops. I tried Lotte and one Seika mart. ANYBODY KNOW A PLACE? I sometimes see it for sale already popped with most likely some sweet crap on it. I HATE sweet crap! PLEASE let me know where I can get some.
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