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Vietnam Calls Viet Kieu Home; Loosens Visa

August 21, 2007

HANOI: Vietnam will grant visa exemptions to its overseas emigres, or Viet Kieu, and their spouses and children from September 1, state media reported Monday in the communist country.

The move is part of Vietnam’s drive for closer links with its diaspora of nearly three million people and tap their expertise and wealth to boost the developing country’s rapid economic growth.

Ethnic Vietnamese who hold foreign passports and their immediate family members will benefit from the policy approved ….

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