The Himalayan Times 2014.02.08 21:09
People queuing outside Vietnam's first McDonald's restaurant in Ho Chi Minh
City, on Saturday.
AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE
HO CHI MINH CITY: Four decades after the Vietnam war ended, US fast-food
giant McDonald's opened its first restaurant in the communist country on
Saturday, aiming to lure a rising middle class away from rice and noodles.
The arrival of one of the most potent symbols of US capitalism in southern
CAPITALISM, VIETNAM, SAIGON, AFFLUENCE, BURGER, CONDIMENT, Ngo, Diep, Coca-Cola, Vietnam Franchises Ltd., USA, VN