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steadyeddie posted June 30th, 2017 at 7:32 pm to Other.
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Looking to rent a place with a cafe on the ground floor and an apartment upstairs, on a road, not in an alley or a lane, in ba dinh or dong da district. Any ideas how much I could expect to pay

Last answered by Khuyen about 3 weeks ago.
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Hoangyen68 posted June 26th, 2017 at 10:27 am to Other.
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Hi, my name is Yen. I am currently in my thirty eighth. I am looking for part time job or full time as a maid or nanny. I have been working for 7 years for foreigners. If you are interested please leave a message or call me at 0974 098 008. My email is 299yenle@gmail.com. thank you for reading.

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johnspud posted April 28th, 2017 at 2:55 am to Other.
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The groups you join on this site such as Hanoi Newbies - do they have meetings - what's the deal?

Last answered by Khuyen about 1 month ago.
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BeiFuzhong posted November 29th, 2014 at 7:25 am to Other.
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I have a 900 watt UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) that I bought and have been using in China. Plugging it in to a 2 wire socket here in Hanoi and I am getting no power, only a "UPS Off" message. The electricity in China and Vietnam are supposed to be exactly the same, 220v/50hz, however I am wondering if the UPS is refusing to function because of the lack of a dedicated ground wire at the socket. Anyone else using a UPS in Vietnam? Does it function without a ground wire? Did you buy the...

Last answered by upstoantam about 1 month ago.
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Bernard M posted June 7th, 2017 at 1:24 pm to Other.
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I am looking for a place to dance argentin tango in Hanoi between 10 july 2017 and 16 july 2017

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Robbert1984 posted May 20th, 2017 at 3:42 am to Other.
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We are living in Europe, but we would like to have a dinner and party with around 40 friends from Europe and Hanoi, where my fiancee was born. We are considering dinner at Sen Ho Ray and e.g. a party at a boat. Does somebody have a recommendation? :)

Last answered by karulisa about 2 months ago.
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ghostintheshell posted April 26th, 2017 at 7:22 am to Other.
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Hi, I lost my original degree certificate and didn't have time to get a replacement before I came to Vietnam. My university sent the replacement to my old address, and I've got someone to post it out to Hanoi. After doing some reading online it appears that sending anything to Vietnam isn't advised. Reading lots of stories of valuable items being stolen, lost, taking months to show up, etc. Feeling a bit stupid 'cause obviously it's pretty valuable and my university can only provide ...

Last answered by ghostintheshell about 2 months ago.
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philbrown27 posted April 1st, 2017 at 12:18 pm to Other.
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Does anyone know how to circumvent the ban on BBC news on the net?

Last answered by marko_cro about 2 months ago.
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trangyoko posted August 14th, 2009 at 2:39 pm to Other.
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Kissy, Leo, Lucky masks are all a complete joke! I'm looking for a proper anti-pollution mask. The mask needs to create a seal so that the only air coming into your nose or mouth is going directly through the filter. It's really amazing the BS people believe when they buy these hack products thinking they help keep their lungs clean. The air pollution in Hanoi is worse than Calcutta, Bangkok and Beijing. I've seen filters from proper masks from all these cities and Hanoi's filter was da...

Last answered by Melissa Nguyen about 3 months ago.
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markt103 posted December 7th, 2008 at 7:04 pm to Other.
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Anyone know of beginner hip hop dance classes going on in Hanoi?

Last answered by inquirevn about 3 months ago.
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thisgem posted April 18th, 2017 at 3:48 pm to Other.
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I love to learn tango and play billiard in my free time. Is there in town any friend who shares the hobby and wanna join me for either and even both activities, lets have some good time yeah!

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Buck posted March 20th, 2017 at 3:17 am to Other.
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I'm not sure whether this site is applicable for my circumstances. I am searching for a relevant site that will put me in touch with someone Vietnamese who is seeking a working holiday in Australia. Is this site applicable? Perhaps, someone can guide me to an appropriate site, if not. Thank you.

Last answered by Buck about 4 months ago.
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afh081 posted March 30th, 2017 at 5:50 pm to Other.
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I'm here for a few months and wondering if there are any pick up softball games that happen on the regular. Will not be able to play in my normal league this summer, so I'm hoping to play a bit if there are games.

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Khuyen posted March 16th, 2017 at 8:52 am to Other.
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Hi, I wonder if anyone can share about what do you like to read about Vietnam or Vietnamese people? I'm reading reviews about books about Vietnam/Vietnamese people, such as: Ru by Kim Thuy, No man's Land by Duong Thu Huong, "The Beauty of Humanity Movement" by Camilla Gibb, etc and wonder if anyone can share some others. Also what do you like to read about Vietnam or Vietnamese people which you think have not been written yet? (I'm asking since I'm nurturing an idea to write a bo...

Last answered by Buck about 4 months ago.
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StrayTrain posted January 31st, 2017 at 6:21 am to Other.
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Help TEFL folks! I’m excited to teach but I have zero experience. I’m waiting for the April CELTA class to start and would love to monitor/assist/teach classes in the meantime. Please get in touch with any thoughts or offers. Thanks!

Last answered by Missnomad2017 about 4 months ago.
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morganucn posted January 11th, 2017 at 5:40 am to Other.
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Without offending anyone or scaring anyone-which is usually seen from sarcastic comments. How safe is the water in vietnam to shower in? Also is the bread and milk safe to consume? Newbie

Last answered by Missnomad2017 about 4 months ago.
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Duke Hoang Thien posted March 2nd, 2017 at 8:06 am to Other.
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I will move to Vientiane this month.Do you guys have any ideas that same platform or website like thenewhanoian that I can join and explore. Thanks and best regards, Duke

Last answered by uhnuhn about 4 months ago.
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marklooney posted February 25th, 2017 at 12:49 am to Other.
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Hello All Looking for painter to repaint inside of office and flat. Thanks

Last answered by daystocome about 5 months ago.
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requin posted February 14th, 2017 at 8:30 am to Other.
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It's been a while since I've lived in Hanoi or visited this prestigious website, but it's great to see the tradition of selling useless/old/damaged/invaluable items for well over market rates is continuing... a sampling of items: old shoes for 50k VND a pair, used t-shirts 100k, old magazines for 5,000vnd/ea (I mean why not just give them away.... to a charity.... right?). PS3 for 5.000.000 VND (PS3 people!!), a PS4 for 5.600.000 (go figure) Gotta give points for trying... What are ...

Last answered by markom about 5 months ago.
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philbrown27 posted February 13th, 2017 at 2:37 pm to Other.
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Has anyone had any experience using a VN lawyer against a government department?

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