E - Vietnam: Circumstances under which an individual's name may be removed from a household registration; whether an individual's household registration is affected if he or she travels outside of Vietnam or is outside of Vietnam for an extended period of time; if so, timeframe for which the registration would be affected; reports of the authorities removing individuals from a household registry as a form of punishment - February PDF VNM E- Vietnam: Whether an individual's rights to obtaining a passport, employment, education and other civil rights are affected if he or she does not have household registration documentation - February PDF VNM E - Vietnam: Whether a household registration indicates that an individual has beenremoved from the registration; if so, manner in which it is indicated - February PDF VNM E - Vietnam: Whether a person who was born in Vietnam to Chinese parents, and who left the country as an adult and remained outside of Vietnam for over 30 years, is entitled to Vietnamese nationality; whether this person would be able to bring his or her spouse, who does not have Vietnamese nationality, to Vietnam - Feb. Is there any information available that would indicate that household registration has been withheld from Vietnamese citizens who have returned to the country after a long absence ie above two years?
The legal age of consent for sexual activity varies by jurisdiction across Asia, from age 12 to 21 years of age. The specific activity engaged in or the gender of participants can also be relevant factors. Below is a discussion of the various laws dealing with this subject. The highlighted age refers to an age at or above which an individual can engage in unfettered sexual relations with another who is also at or above that age. Other variables, such as homosexual relations or close in age exceptions, may exist, and are noted when relevant, for example in Indonesia.
Although technically illegal, prostitution is widespread in Vietnam. AFP reported: "Hair salons, karaoke bars and massage parlors offering "additional services" are abundant in the political capital Hanoi, as they are in other cities across the country. State employees often celebrate national festivals and success at work with an evening out on the town, which usually involves copious quantities of alcohol, a slap-up feast and an evening in a karaoke bar followed by further "after hours" entertainment. Mini-hotels are the favored place for illicit bedroom entertainment.
Vietnamese officials have expressed their concerns about the complicated nature of recognizing prostitution as a job. Despite being illegal in Vietnam, prostitutes can still be found all over the country's biggest cities, and the rackets controlling them have come up with countless ways to dodge the law with authorities seemingly helpless to stop the industry's unchecked development. Data may vary, but figures from the International Labor Organization ILO suggest that there are nearly , sex workers, including 72, women, in Vietnam. A new law on prostitution is necessary to help ensure social security, he said, adding that the law should focus on ensuring sex workers' access to social security. An ILO study in said sex workers were some of the most vulnerable people in Vietnam as they have to deal with regular police raids and persistent fear of theft and violence.