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Vietnam learns about stress

Vietnam’s economy is supposedly going through a high growth phase right
now. With growth in the economy, comes a more privileged lifestye for
those who want to reach out for it. It also seems that the concept
of stress also comes along witht he package.

Stress is the latest trend to hit Việt Nam from America since MTV. At first glance it seems impossible. This country, after all, is full of hard-working young people, and rural life is backbreaking for the majority. Generation after generation has known nothing but sweat and toil. But this new phenomenon is not of simple hard work. It’s a kind of symptom associated with young, upwardly mobile urban professionals in peacetime.

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