It will be not easy for Vietnam to catch up with the bigger economies in the region without thorough reforms, economists said.
Documents clarifying the newly issued laws allowing non-Vietnamese to buy houses in the country are still awaited to make things clearer.
The number of vehicles has increased nearly 10 percent annually for the past five years, while road space has expanded only 2 percent.
Foreigners in downtown areas have been forced into expensive shoe shine and repair services that they do not want at all, a news report said.
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