Tet traditions honour Kitchen Gods Society

Tet traditions honour Kitchen Gods

For most Vietnamese, Tet (Lunar New Year festival) has actually begun with the “Ong Cong - Ong Tao” (Land Genie and Kitchen Gods) ceremony on the 23rd of the last month of the lunar year, which falls on February 3 this year.
Society

Overseas Vietnamese welcomed

Despite cold weather and rain, more than 1,000 overseas Vietnamese gathered at a special event at Ba Dinh Square in Hanoi on Jan. 15 evening to celebrate the coming Tet (Lunar New Year) Festival.
Travel

Travel firms offer Tet tours for tourists

As the Tet (Lunar New Year) Festival is approaching, tourist companies are eagerly preparing to launch tours to serve not only local holidaymakers but also tens of thousands of foreign visitors.
Traffic accidents kill 288 during Tet Society

Traffic accidents kill 288 during Tet

Road accidents during the six days of the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival starting on February 2 resulted in 288 persons being killed and 359 others injured.
Cold weather kills livestock Environment

Cold weather kills livestock

The recent cold spells in the northern and north central regions have caused an estimated loss of 130 billion VND (6.63 million USD) for the animal husbandry sector, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Society

Flower growers hope to reap Tet rewards

Gardeners from southern provinces and HCM City's suburban districts of Hoc Mon and Thu Duc are hoping that their hard work to meet customers' demands for the coming Tet (Lunar New Year) festival will pay off in handsome profits.
Society

Tet gifts head for archipelago

Three naval ships carrying 300 tonnes of Tet gifts are heading to Truong Sa Archipelagoes District of central Khanh Hoa province.
Business

Manufacturing, exports set to surpass targets

This year's industrial production and export targets are likely to be surpassed, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Industrial production reached 645.7 trillion VND (33.9 billion USD) in the first 10 months of the year, up 13.7 percent over the same period last year. The growth target for the whole year is 13.5 percent.
Resolution benefits OVs Politics

Resolution benefits OVs

The work related to the OV community has seen practical changes, focusing more on the community’s interests.
Business

Positive signs from online labour market

The online labour market saw many positive signs in the first quarter of 2010 as the demand index fell by 6.5 percent while the supply index rose by 14.1 percent compared to the fourth quarter of last year.