[Source: Agence France Presse - April 10, 2007 ] 2) Escape from the traditional culture: In the Vietnamese culture, women are educated to be nurturing, willing to sacrifice and wait for her husband even until they turn into stones.
This expectation has shaped the Vietnamese women to be the most beautiful and respectful creatures on earth but at the same time it is a factor that somewhat contributes to the result of shaping the modern Vietnamese men into a lazy and macho type of man.
Furthermore, the certificate of non-impediment of marriage must be filed no earlier than 3 months prior to the scheduled wedding date.
It would be advisable, Rodriguez says, "Just prepare yourself well in advance to avoid additional urgency costs." If one should choose for their spouse to immigrate to Canada there are a few options to achieve this.
In South Korea, thousands of agencies now offer marriage tours to China, Vietnam and other Asian countries, often subsidised by rural authorities battling declining populations.
According to the South Korean National Statistical Office, the number of Vietnamese brides in South Korea totalled 10,131 in 2006, up 74 percent from the previous year, with most married to farmers and fishermen.
Their purpose is not to seek for a more wealthy life or to full fill their material/monetary needs.
Marrying away is one way to do so with all of the life changing opportunities.AFP reported: "Vietnam has become a popular destination for bachelors from South Korea, Taiwan and elsewhere searching for a spouse, often on week-long marriage tours that include medical checkups, visa procedures and speedy honeymoons.The marriage market has been fuelled by a traditional preference for sons in parts of Asia, a trend exacerbated by sex-screening technology for pregnant women, with has left proportionally more bachelors fighting over fewer women.Vietnamese or not Vietnamese, these women make decisions based on who and what they love.The application procedure for a marriage of a Vietnamese to a foreigner in Vietnam is very bureaucratic and demanding.Plus, the old conceptions of "Trong Nam Khinh Nu" [Respect Male, Disrepect Female] and "Chong Chua, Vo Toi" [Husband Master, Wife Servant] have further put the weights onto the Vietnamese women’s shoulders to the point that some of them just wish for an escape.