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Are there any unusual problems with insects or other infestations in housing?

We had ants, which traps took care of fairly quickly. You'll see the occasional roach or spider even if you keep your residence clean. - Dec 12, 2017
Tiny kitchen ants that want your sugar, big cockroaches that generally leave you alone, geckos that we love, and mosquitoes that may or may not carry dengue. - May 4, 2016
Mosquitoes are annoying and can carry dengue. The real problems are roaches and rats. The best defense is a good offense - keeping your house scrupulously clean. - Aug 14, 2015
Some mosquitoes in the summer. Occasionally one hears of dengue. - Mar 13, 2015
Not many. Probably a lot of spraying. - Aug 12, 2014
Mosquitoes are the main worry, with endemic Dengue fever. Don't forget to bring mosquito spray with DEET. In the countryside during wet season, beware of fleas, ticks, and leeches. - Dec 13, 2011
Mosquitoes are the main problem which carry dengue. This is more of an issue for those living near the lakes. - Aug 23, 2011
Not much that I can think of in Hanoi. We have little gecko-type lizards in houses and apartments, but I hear they're actually good for you, because they eat mosquitoes. - May 23, 2010
You name it. Dengue has become a serious concern, and several embassy persons have gotten it. - Dec 19, 2009
No mosquitoes. - Feb 11, 2009