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Every time I go home for the holidays I like to pick out an old photo album from the back of the closet and flip through the pages to see how far my family has come since the 80s and 90s. Since both sides fled Vietnam during the war, carrying with them only the essentials, we have just a handful of photographs from before 1980, or so I thought. Continue Reading →
For a group purchase price of 30,000 to 40,000 yuan ($4,727-$6,303), an attractive Vietnamese bride aged between 18 and 25 can be “bought” from a marriage agency based in Yunnan Province, which regularly posts online advertisements.
This is not quite like getting a wife on Groupon (Tech in Asia says the site does not do “daily deals” on brides) but it still adds another dimension of ickiness to the foreign bride phenomenon in wealthier Asian countries like China, Taiwan, and South Korea.