Society

OVs in Cambodia, Australia welcome Tet

The General Association of Vietnamese Cambodians (GAVC) and the Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia jointly held a ceremony in Phnom Penh on Jan. 14 to welcome the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
Society

Lunar New Year celebrated abroad

The club of Vietnamese fellow-countrymen in Xieng Khouang province, Laos , held a party in Vientiane on Feb. 7 to celebrate the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
Business

Locally-made goods dominate domestic market

Made-in-Vietnam products occupied up to 85-90 percent of the market share in the local market during the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, said the Finance Ministry’s Price Management Department.
CPI rise slower in January Business

CPI rise slower in January

The nation’s consumer price index increased by 1.74 percent in January, compared with the rise of 1.98 percent in December last year.
Society

Hanoi to host homeland spring programme

The Xuan Que Huong (Homeland Spring) programme is scheduled to take place in Thang Long Royal Citadel, Hanoi on Jan. 28, 2011 to welcome the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, said the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese (SCOV) on Dec. 14.
Society

Vietnamese in Germany celebrate Tet

Nearly 400 Vietnamese nationals in Germany ’s Halle city gathered together to celebrate the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) Festival on Feb. 20, the seventh day of the Year of the Tiger.
Travel

Foreign tourists to Hanoi, Da Nang on the rise

The number of foreign passengers through the Noi Bai International Airport has sharply increased over the first three days of the Year of the Tiger, said the airport’s Border Customs Department.
Culture - Sports

Rural markets keeping tradition alive

Three bunches of ripe bananas, dozens of shiny green guavas, about half of kilo of freshwater shrimp, around one kilo of freshwater crab, and ‘morning glory’ vegetables—have all sold out several minutes after sellers showcased them at an open-air market.
Politics

Overseas Vietnamese welcome Lunar New Year

The Vietnamese Embassy in India held a get-together to welcome the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival on Feb. 7 with the attendance of the Vietnamese community, diplomats and international friends.
Society

Laos increases transport services during Vietnam’s Tet

Lao transport companies last week doubled their bus services from Vientiane to major Vietnamese cities to 20 trips per day on average in order to meet the increasing travel demand during the Vietnamese traditional lunar new year (Tet) holiday.