Tet traditions honour Kitchen Gods Culture - Sports

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 January 28 this year.
Then heritage in Vietnamese cultural life Culture - Sports

Then heritage in Vietnamese cultural life

Those who have visited Tay, Nung and Thai ethnic people in the northern mountainous region of Vietnam are often astounded by traditional Then singing, which is accompanied by a handmade gourd lute called “Dan tinh” or “Tinh Tau”.
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.
Once-a-year market offers luck for sale Culture - Sports

Once-a-year market offers luck for sale

From the afternoon of the 7th day of the first lunar month (February 22), people flock to the northern province of Nam Dinh for a unique market which is held only once a year to sell - guess what - bad luck as well as to buy good luck for the year to come.
RoK-funded programme benefits Quang Tri Society

RoK-funded programme benefits Quang Tri

The “Happiness programme” in central Quang Tri province funded by the Republic of Korea (RoK) has helped improve infrastructure and living conditions of locals, heard a conference to review three-year implementation of the programme on February 6.
Sharing brings happiness: cheap meals for the poor Society

Sharing brings happiness: cheap meals for the poor

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Truong Van Dung’s family restaurant, located near An Nghiep Industrial Zone offers meals for just 2,000 VND. Poor people living in the area arrive to enjoy soup, a vegetable and meat.
FWD employees "share happiness" with elderly Society

FWD employees "share happiness" with elderly

As part of its first anniversary celebrations, FWD Vietnam Life Insurance Company Ltd gave gifts to inmates at the Thanh Loc Paralyzed Elder Nursing Centre in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 12 and the Centre for Social Protection No 4 in Ba Vi, Hanoi and its staff spent time with them and did voluntary work.
Late President Ho Chi Minh commemorated Society

Late President Ho Chi Minh commemorated

Nearly 15,000 domestic and foreign visitors queued up to visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi on September 2 on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of Vietnam’s August Revolution Day (August 19) and National Day (September 2).