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Vietnam warns women to beware overseas marriages

August 18, 2007

HANOI (AFP) – Vietnam‘s women’s union plans to set up 40 information centres to teach prospective brides about the risks of overseas marriages arranged via illegal match-makers, state media said Saturday.

Concern over the practice of Vietnamese women, most from poor backgrounds, wedding wealthy foreigners through illegal brokers heightened after the death of one bride in the home of her South Korean husband.

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