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Costly visas, dual pricing, scams not exclusive to Vietnam: tourist

Saturday, April 25, 2015, 15:18 GMT+7

Editor’s note: In a recent op-ed sent to Tuoi Tre News, A.H., an expat, argued that the reasons why tourists do not return to Vietnam are costly visas, dual pricing, and scammers, issues that Anh Tuan Huynh believes are not necessarily exclusive to the Southeast Asian country.

Huynh, who introduced himself as having lived and worked in Canada for 36 years, offers his opinions on the issues in the following story, promising to present the reasons that he thinks are more important in another piece later. He said he had visited Vietnam twice.

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