Tet holiday

Latest News about Tet holiday

Japanese man becomes latest COVID-19 case in Vietnamicon
SOCIETY15/02/20210

Japanese man becomes latest COVID-19 case in Vietnam

Vietnam recorded one imported COVID-19 case on February 15 morning, raising the total count in the country to 2,229, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

 
Many beautiful flowers available for decoration during Teticon

Many beautiful flowers available for decoration during Tet

SOCIETY
11/02/2021

People in HCMC now can buy beautiful but low-cost flowers at markets around town for decoration at upcoming Tet (Vietnamese traditional New Year festival – from February 12 to 14, 2021 this year).

Vietnam promotes export of processed agro-forestry-fisheries productsicon

Vietnam promotes export of processed agro-forestry-fisheries products

BUSINESS
11/02/2021

The project aims at improving the quality and value of agro-exports to meet the regulations of importers.

New unique Banh Chung attracts dinersicon

New unique Banh Chung attracts diners

TRAVEL
11/02/2021

The new delicious creations of Banh Chung or Vietnamese traditional cake for Tet has won the hearts of culinary connoisseurs.

Hanoi to let off fireworks at one placeicon

Hanoi to let off fireworks at one place

SOCIETY
11/02/2021

People will stay at home and enjoy the high altitude firework display on Vietnam Television, which is scheduled to be live broadcast on Lunar New Year's Eve.

A feast worthy of the nameicon

A feast worthy of the name

SOCIETY
11/02/2021

Our entire lifestyle news desk went out to Bat Trang recently, not for its famed pottery but to try the much-hyped “Bat Trang feast” from culinary artisan Nguyen Thi Lam.

HCM City to open book street festival to mark Tet holidayicon

HCM City to open book street festival to mark Tet holiday

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
06/02/2021

Thousands of books are set to go on show at the annual book street festival which will take place in downtown Ho Chi Minh City from February 9 to February 15 in celebration of the upcoming Lunar New Year, known locally as Tet.

Top three safe travel destinations during Tet holidayicon

Top three safe travel destinations during Tet holiday

TRAVEL
05/02/2021

Due to the complicated developments of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), short breaks can be considered a suitable choice of activity for the upcoming holiday, so here are some suggestions for local people who wish to travel during Tet. 

Car refurbishment services in high demand on pre-Tet daysicon

Car refurbishment services in high demand on pre-Tet days

BUSINESS
05/02/2021

The demand for car maintenance, cleaning and refurbishment has soared on pre-Tet days, keeping garages busy from now until the last day of the Lunar New Year.

New bank frauds emerged as Tet nearsicon

New bank frauds emerged as Tet nears

BUSINESS
05/02/2021

Customers are urged to stay cautious against rampant scam and fraud activities ahead of Tet holidays.

2021 Tet: clay-made dishes, giant Mexican yamsicon

2021 Tet: clay-made dishes, giant Mexican yams

FEATURE
04/02/2021

The dishes on Vietnamese people’s offering trays for Tet days made of clay have attracted buyers. Many original products have been created to celebrate the nation’s traditional Tet.

A week before Tet, flower market in Hanoi Old Quarter still quieticon

A week before Tet, flower market in Hanoi Old Quarter still quiet

SOCIETY
03/02/2021

This year, Hanoi’s traditional flower market is held on the streets of Hang Luoc, Hang Khoai, Hang Roi, Hang Ma and Phung Hung.

Flower markets see peak activity on pre-Tet daysicon

Flower markets see peak activity on pre-Tet days

FEATURE
02/02/2021

Flowers and ornamental trees sourced from China are overwhelming Vietnamese flowers at traditional and online markets. Japanese orchids are selling like hotcakes despite high prices.

Young border guards watch for smuggling, illegal entries during their Tet holidayicon

Young border guards watch for smuggling, illegal entries during their Tet holiday

SOCIETY
29/01/2021

Among the students of the Border Guard Academy sent to the border posts in the northern mountainous areas, there are young men from the central and southern regions.

Ben Tre man makes peach flowers from woolicon

Ben Tre man makes peach flowers from wool

BUSINESS
25/01/2021

With nimble hands, Do Quang from Ben Tre province can turn long threads of wool into beautiful peach and apricot flowers. His handicrafts are very popular, even though the prices are as high as tens of millions of dong.

Forest peach tree sales for Tet stall, authorities check origin to ensure protection of wild treesicon

Forest peach tree sales for Tet stall, authorities check origin to ensure protection of wild trees

BUSINESS
25/01/2021

It is now the peak forest peach sale season as Tet will start in three weeks. However, sales have stalled because local authorities are requiring traceability of origin on products.

Less is more for lovers of bonsaiicon

Less is more for lovers of bonsai

SOCIETY
24/01/2021

Though growing bonsai is an imported art form from Japan, it has become more and more popular in Vietnam in recent times and local enthusiasts have proven to be quite the creative bunch.

Tu Lien kumquat village prepares for Tet holidayicon

Tu Lien kumquat village prepares for Tet holiday

SOCIETY
22/01/2021

Located in Tay Ho District of Hanoi, Tu Lien Village has been bustling in recent days with many local people coming to order kumquat trees ahead of the Lunar New Year festival or Tet.