Tet holidays

Update news Tet holidays

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Animated Hanoi preparing for Tet

Pre-Tet days are the most colourful time of Hanoi when the capital changes its coat into a new vital color of spring and joy.

Dien pomelo - a Hanoi speciality

With its unique fragrance and sweetness, Dien pomelo, grown in Phu Dien ward, Bac Tu Liem district, Hanoi, is a precious gift for the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.

Candied coconut ribbons, a Tet delicacy

Candied coconut ribbons, which are made from coconut meat, sugar, and milk, becomes a snack favoured by many Vietnamese, especially during Tet holidays.

A happier Tet for parents and the inlaws

 VietNamNet Bridge – “Your husband prevented you from Tet holiday at your parents’ house, he must understand that he is breaking the law!” Nguyen Thu Mai was surprised to hear the warning from colleagues.

Ornamental flower farmers gain different crops this Tet

 VietNamNet Bridge – Farmers growing flowers and ornamental trees for Tet holidays in many provinces are waiting for a bumper crop this year.

Extra buses, trains ready for holidays

VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Noi will operate additional buses and trains to better serve people travelling during the New Year (this weekend to Monday) and Tet holidays (from January 26 to February 1). 

More trains to run for Tet holidays

 VietNamNet Bridge – There will be more trains between Ha Noi and other provinces and cities to meet the increase in commuter traffic on the occasion of Lunar New Year (Tet) Festival next year.

Most airports operate below design capacity in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has 22 airports but only Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat International Airport are operating above their design capacity, reported the Airports Corporation of Vietnam.

Sacred festivals draw millions of pilgrims to renowned pagodas

VietNamNet Bridge – The much-awaited Yen Tu Festival will open on Sunday in the northern province of Quang Ninh.

Culture ministry official urges better behaviour during festivals

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam celebrates around 8,000 festivals every year, including several folk festivals and rituals during the Tet holidays.

Promotions at Madagui Forest City

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nestled near-by National Road No.20, around 152 kilometers from HCMC and 148 kilometers from Dalat City, Madagui Forest Tourist City in Lam Dong Province is renowned for its natural beauty,

Gardeners vie for best blooms ahead of Tet

 VietNamNet Bridge – Economic hardship seems to be a thing of the past as people are loosening their purse strings to buy expensive ornamental flowers and fruit trees for the coming Tet holidays.

Party rules out Tet gifts for senior local officers

VietNamNet Bridge – The Party Central Committee's Secretariat has banned its members at grassroots levels from giving Tet (Lunar New Year) gifts to senior officers.

Social Headlines December 20

 Fishing boat with 11 fishermen rescued off Nha Trang; HCM City student wins Canada contest; Poor ethnic people supported during Tet holidays; Japan funds 8 development projects

Foreign visitors flock to local attractions during Tet

 VietNamNet Bridge – Some of the nation’s most popular places of interest reported a marked rise in the number of foreign visitors over the Tet holidays.

Ho Thi Ky Flower Market in full bloom

 VietNamNet Bridge – Ho Thi Ky is considered the biggest flower market in town and is known as the Langbiang Plateau (famously located in Dalat) of HCM City.

HCM City authorities to support workers celebrate Tet Festival

HCM City authorities to Various departments under the Party Committee, People’s Committee and Labor Union in Ho Chi Minh City, met on January 22 to discuss ways to support workers celebrate the coming Tet Festival.

Food inspection to be conducted nationwide in correspondence to Tet holidays

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnam Food Administration, under the Ministry of Health, said it will set up 8 inspection teams to examine the compliance with food safety and hygiene regulations in 24 provinces and cities.

Taxi banned on busy streets prior Tet holidays

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ha Noi Transport Department has banned taxis from the busiest streets in the inner city during peak hours from today until February 7 to curb traffic congestion.