Many banks have stepped up lending to the housing sector, bringing uncomfortable reminders of the property bubble that burst not too long ago.
"When caught, many of these sex workers claim they are tourists who just want to make some money for a ticket to return home,” says an official.
New law amendments have abolished thousands of business requirements, making it a lot easier to start a company.
The number of international arrivals in Vietnam has fallen for the 13th straight month in June, down 8.2 percent from May.
A 12-minute video, with scenes captured by a flycam, has featured many iconic places in Vietnam.
Hanoi police are looking for a man who let his dog “ride” his motorbike on the street in a video.