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Parents anxious about reopening of schools amid resurging Covid

With schools planning to reopen this month, parents in Hanoi and HCMC, both Vietnamese and foreigners, are concerned about their children’s safety from Covid-19. Canadian Angela Campbell has mixed feelings about sending her 15-year-old daughter back to school: While she does not want her ninth grader to miss lessons due …

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Japan entry ban waylays Vietnamese family reunion plans

The Japanese government’s latest entry ban on foreign arrivals over the Omicron novel coronavirus variant has crushed the family reunion hopes of many Vietnamese citizens. Phuong Chinh, a native of the northern province of Ninh Binh, was dreaming of reuniting with her husband in Japan after three years. The entry …

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Landlords with annual income under $4,300 not subject to tax

Landlords earning less than VND100 million ($4,332) a year do not need to pay value-added or personal income tax, according to a new circular by the Ministry of Finance. If tenants pay at once over several years, the taxable income of landlords will be determined by dividing the total payment …

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