Public workers in Viet Nam will be given a total of four days off for the upcoming Reunification Day, and International Workers’ Day.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Sixty-one people have died and 48 others injured on Vietnam’s roads over the three-day holiday weekend.
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.
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.
As Christmas approaches, Hanoi’s churches have been decorated by colourful lights.
Businesses and experts are still concerned over the impact on production of overtime hours that are not increased for seasonal jobs.
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, 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.