Vietnam among world’s best retirement places in 2015

Vietnam has recently been selected as one of the best 25 places to retire in 2015 in the world by internationalliving.com.

Visitors tour Tra Su melaleuca forest in Van Giao commune, Tinh Bien district, An Giang province (Photo: VNA)

The ranking is based on eight categories, namely buying and renting, social benefits and discounts, cost of living, fitting in, entertainment and amenities, health care, infrastructure, and climate.

Vietnam scores 100 points in terms of cost of living and is placed 25th in the list with an average score of 67.3.

Four other Asian countries were also named by the website, including Malaysia (86.8 points), Thailand (84.6), the Philippines (76.3), and Cambodia (73.7).

Ecuador tops the world’s best places to retire in 2015 with a total score of 92.7.

Source: VNA

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