Update news holiday

Public workers in Viet Nam will be given a total of four days off for the upcoming Reunification Day, and International Workers’ Day.

Da Nang streets beautified with red flags before holiday

These days, across the streets of Da Nang, the biggest city in central Vietnam, red flags and banners can be seen celebrating the 46th anniversary of the Liberation of the South.

April 30–May 1 holidays: air tickets selling out, more trips offered

Airlines are offering more flights on the national holidays marking the Reunification and International Labor Day, but air tickets for some routes are running out because of high demand.

Gov’t decides seven days off for 2021 Lunar New Year holiday

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a 7-day Lunar New Year break at the proposal of the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs.

Gov’t wants summer, national holiday plan prepared to boost tourism

Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam has asked the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs, Ministry of Education and Training to cooperate with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and relevant agencies to propose a summer and national holiday plan

Proposal to allow five days off for National Day holiday rejected

Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung has given multiple reasons for rejecting a proposal to increase the number of days off to five for Vietnam’s National Day holiday on September 2.


Flying kites - Happiness on a string

Colourful kites in sparkling sunlight with a backdrop of blue sky is truly a sight to behold and exudes a certain serenity. Such stunning scenes are soothing and relaxing for people of all ages.

61 people killed in traffic accidents over holiday weekend

Sixty-one people have died and 48 others injured on Vietnam’s roads over the three-day holiday weekend.

Thousands flock to beach after social distancing rules ease

A large number of tourists have flocked to Sam Son Beach in the northern province of Thanh Hoa for the holiday after the social distancing rules for virus prevention are relaxed.

Traffic accidents kill 14 on first day of holiday

The country saw 26 traffic accidents on April 30, the first day of the four-day holiday for Reunification Day and International Labor Day, claiming the lives of 14 people and injuring 12 others.

What to know about Tet holiday in Vietnam?

You should know do's and don'ts to avoid awkward moments in Vietnam during Tet celebration.

Ample activity agenda to celebrate upcoming Tet in Hanoi

The firework displays, the most new year expected shows, will be held in 30 districts and towns of Hanoi as soon as the clock strikes 00:00 midnight.

Churches in Hanoi in colourful decorations for Christmas

As Christmas approaches, Hanoi’s churches have been decorated by colourful lights.

Vietnamese businesses concerned about overtime hour draft law

Businesses and experts are still concerned over the impact on production of overtime hours that are not increased for seasonal jobs.

Museum of Ethnology to host family folk games during holiday

Folk games will be organised for families to play together at the Museum of Ethnology from April 27 to May 1, the holiday to mark Liberation Day and May Day.

Airlines, railways and buses add transport capacity for holiday

Airlines, railway and bus stations will increase transport capacity to meet travel demand during the Reunification Day and Labour Day holiday from April 27 to May 2.

All roads leading to HCM City airport gridlocked ahead of long holiday

Since Monday roads leading to HCM City’s Tan Son Nhat Airport have clogged by traffic though the four-day weekend extending into Reunification Day (April 30) and Labour Day (May 1) does not begin till Saturday.

Rail fares to be cut for upcoming holiday

 VietNamNet Bridge – The fares for Thong Nhat trains SE1, SE2, SE5 and SE6 between Ha Noi and Gai Gon (HCM City) will be reduced from yesterday (August 20) to September 5, Viet Nam Railways said.

Manufacturers say long holidays disrupt production plans

VietNamNet Bridge – While travel firms are pleased about longer holidays, many manufacturing enterprises fear they will spoil their production plans.

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