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Vietnam firms blast draft plan that obliges tour drivers to speak English

Vietnam firms blast draft plan that obliges tour drivers to speak English

Thursday, May 07, 2015, 18:35 GMT+7

It might be a long time before you can talk candidly in English with the drivers who take you to tourist attractions across Vietnam.

Two Vietnamese ministries are considering forcing local drivers to be able to communicate in English with the tourists behind their seats, but tourism and transportation firms do not seem supportive of the plan.

The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism has collaborated with its transport counterpart to draft a circular to regulate the transportation of tourists by car.

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