Vietnam tens and thousands of Vietnamese women decide to try to locate an easy method away from poverty by marrying foreigners – particularly guys from South Korea and Taiwan.

Vietnam tens and thousands of Vietnamese women decide to try to locate an easy method away from poverty by marrying foreigners – particularly guys from South Korea and Taiwan.

An unlawful but lucrative matchmaking industry has emerged. The vietnamese government is now planning to open its own official matchmaking agency to protect Vietnamese women overseas amid reports of human trafficking and abuse.

Numerous Vietnamese females marry foreigners to flee poverty

All over East Asia, you can find mag advertisements advertising “five-day marriage holidays”. For a few bachelors, it takes merely five times to go to Vietnam, meet lots of qualified ladies and select a future bride.

Mostly from a working-class or background that is rural the guys — a lot of whom are aged between 40 and 60 — often choose women from bad rural areas including the Mekong Delta area. [Read more…]