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US & Canada

McDonald's takes a bite out of Vietnam

The Big Mac's arrival signals another move by the communist country to open up to Western-style capitalism.

Poverty & Development

Vietnam: Where free education isn't so free

Communist Southeast Asian state promises schooling free of charge, but often falls far short of its pledge.

China

Vietnamese study to be 'perfect Korean wives'

'Wife classes’ take hold in Vietnam as South Korea addresses a surge in international marriages - and its problems.