Singapore strictly controls burning of votive papers World

Singapore strictly controls burning of votive papers

Burning votive papers is an important practice in the spiritual life of Singaporean people as over 70 percent of the population are of Chinese origin, and the country has tightened management to prevent negative impacts of this practice like wastefulness, fire and environmental pollution.
Gold sold out on God of Wealth Day Business

Gold sold out on God of Wealth Day

Gold products were sold out at a number of stores amid a sharp increase in customers compared to previous days during the God of Wealth Day on February 25.
Nguyen Hue Flower Street opens for Tet Culture - Sports

Nguyen Hue Flower Street opens for Tet

Nguyen Hue Flower Street, a popular attraction during Tet (Lunar New Year), opened on February 13 night (the 28th day of the last lunar month) on Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street in District 1, HCM City.
Vietnamese expats in US, UK celebrate Tet Society

Vietnamese expats in US, UK celebrate Tet

The Vietnamese Embassy in the United States has recently held a get-together for nearly 300 Vietnamese people living in the country to celebrate the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
Cold spell means peach blossoms cost more Society

Cold spell means peach blossoms cost more

As Tet draws near, most peach trees are, thankfully, not blooming early - thanks to the cold. With more than 10 days to go to the Year of the Dog, ornamental wholesalers are rushing to peach-blossom gardens in Hanoi to choose their stock.
Metropole recreates Hanoian old market Culture - Sports

Metropole recreates Hanoian old market

In the days leading up to Tet, Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi will host an open-air bazaar featuring more than a dozen stalls selling gourmet foods and beverages, designer clothing and handmade gifts.