My Vietnamese wife would like to have my surname, also we were forced to select a Vietnamese name for our daughter (the names we chose for her are sandwiched in the middle of the Vietnamese names so her name is rather long and jumbled). I wish to apply for Australian passports for wife and daughter, and naturally we would all like to have the same family name. I pressume that we would have to change thier names here first, otherwise they will put their existing Vietnamese names on the Australian passports. Could anyone enlighten me about the process of changing the names of my girls so that we all sound like one family.
Hi, I need to get a South African Police Clearance here in Hanoi. Could someone please explain the process. Do I need my residency card first? or does that not matter. I am so confused and my company, unfortunately, isn't giving me enough information I need this done for my work permit. I have only a 3-month business visa so I need it to be a quick procedure.
We are interested in selling our car here (2007 Nissan SUV) but have no idea what price to ask as we don't know much about the used car market. Anyone have any ideas on how to get a sense of used car prices? Are there lots somewhere that people go to in order to shop for used cars?
Hi! Does anyone have any information about working for Kinderworld? I am considering a position and would love any info on working conditions, provision of resources etc? Thanks, I would really appreciate any information about Kinderworld!
Hi all! I've been offered a job at Singapore International School in Hanoi but have since read alot of bad things about working at the school. I would appreciate anyone with experience at this school to give me their balanced opinion of working there. cheers.
Have looked everywhere and can't find Roisboos tea ... anyone's seen some somewhere ? We would like to keep to decaff teas, but so far have got only Decaff Earl Grey which does not give the satisfaction of a good strong cuppa .... so important to keep one's sanity here ! cheers
Considering a job at Kinderworld Education Group. Wanted to check how Singapore International Schools are doing in terms of education quality etc. Seems like the last discussion was a long time ago, in 2012. The reviews were mostly negative. Maybe something has changed since then? Would appreciate new reviews from some teachers and other staff working there. Do you like your job? Are you satisfied? Maybe you have stories from friends and acquaintances who work there. Thank you!
Hey everyone, There are some previous posts on this topic but all are quite old so I'm hoping someone has new information.... I'd like to buy a 3M pollution mask. Similar to this: http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_EU/PPE_SafetySolutions_EU/Safety/Product_Catalogue/~/3M-Aura-Particulate-Respirators-9300-Series?N=7576197+3294351870+3294472174&rt=rud Anyone seen these or a similar product in Hanoi? Thanks for any advice :)
Does anyone have any experience of general tutor for a primary school age kid (6-7), English speaking ( no Vietnamese), to teach English grammar and maths mainly? I have looked through the listings here, and most are English as a foreign language. Must be a house call - no online teaching. Thanks
Any solutions to hair loss? I read the previous messages about hair loss. But is there a solution? I've been here for two months and I've lost almost half of my hair. I take hair loss pills. Hair loss shampoo & conditioner. I'm definitely not stressed. I keep a hat on when it's sunny. I'm relatively healthy. But my hair keeps falling out, EVERYWHERE. Thanks
Hello, my wife and I travel on motorbike in Vietnam. We would like to send one of our backpack to Hanoi and store it somewhere to make our trip for two months. indeed we are too busy with two backpack. do you know the steps to follow? thank you
Hello everyone. I will be in Hanoi from 3-20-19 to 3-30-19 and am wondering if there are any shops in Hanoi that have vintage (90's) video games. I'm looking for stuff like NEC PC Engine, Sega Megadrive, Nintendo Famicom etc. I've searched the previous answers on this site and it looks like the recommended stores only carry the newer current consoles and games. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks!
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