A historic quirk of Vietnamese housing policy has dampened inflationary pressures on Vietnamese salaries.
Vietnam has 54 ethnic groups, and over a 100 spoken languages, some with less than 1000 people left. The “Kinh” are the dominant 86% majority group.
Does Vietnam hate the USA? Most Americans are suprised that Vietnam tops the PEW Research lists of countries who favour the USA.
Why are the tables and chairs so tiny in Vietnam? The reasons speak to Vietnam’s interesting economic history and entrepreneurial spirit.
We discuss the cultural differences between HCMC (once Saigon) vs Hanoi. If Hanoi is the centre of art and government, HCMC is the centre of pop culture and entrepreneurship
We dispel some myths about poverty in Vietnam. We use data and statistics to explain the growth of Vietnam vs. its Asian neighbours
“Stunting” was as high as 34% in Vietnam in the 1990’s. With better nutrition, the height of Vietnamese has changed. We use scientistic studies and personal to answer: “Why are Vietnamese so short?”