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Counterfeit money transactions have become more rampant as the Lunar New Year or Tet Holiday nears.

Early peach blossoms on Hanoi streets

Many early peach blossoms are being sold in Hanoi, signaling the approach of the Lunar New Year or Tet Holiday.

Sending Tet gifts to Truong Sa district

The traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) has arrived early for soldiers and islanders on Truong Sa district as ships are crossing rough seas to carry Tet gifts and supplies from all parts of the country to the locality.

New albums released for Tet

Love, youth and women are themes in new albums by female artists Phung Khanh Linh and Ha Mien whose music celebrates the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday which begins in February.  

Ha Nam village busy preparing Tet dishes

People in Vu Dai Village in the northern province of Ha Nam are busy preparing their braised fish which is a traditional dish for the Tet Holiday.

Consumers warned about unsafe food ahead of Tet

As the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday approaches, food to celebrate the big occasion is in high demand, with homemade food most popular as it reminds people of their family's cooking.

Ho Chi Minh City decorated to prepare for Tet

To welcome in the Lunar New Year of 2021 - The Year of the Buffalo - Ho Chi Minh City has decorated the city’s gateways with colourful flowers and different mascots. 

Vietnamese films to compete for cinemagoers during Tet

Tet or Lunar New Year Festival is the golden time for Vietnamese cinema, as new films compete fiercely for the holiday crowds.

Hanoi peach growers busy trimming leaves before Tet

As the Lunar New Year nears, peach growers in Nhat Tan Ward in Hanoi are busy plucking leaves.

Hanoi growers replant peach trees after Tet

Residents in Hanoi’s Nhat Tan Ward have replanted peach trees that were uprooted to celebrate Tet to prepare for a new crop.

Vietnam’s cultural quintessence promoted in France

Vietnam’s cultural features and Lunar New Year Festival were promoted to overseas Vietnamese and international friends in France at a programme which has been held at the La Carrrière Cultural Centre in Saint Herblain City.

Peach blossom farmers back to work after Tet

Peach blossom farmers in Nhat Tan, a village famous for the flowers in Hanoi, keep in contact with people who hire their trees for Tet and collect them after the Lunar New Year so they can get to work early for the following festival.


United Vietnamese community in Vladikavkaz

Living far from their hometowns, overseas Vietnamese in Vladikavkaz, the capital city of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, Russia, are always turn their hearts to the motherland whenever the nation’s traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) comes.

Hue Imperial Citadel hosts reenactment of Cay Neu ceremony

A ceremony involving the lowering of a Cay Neu, a tall bamboo pole featuring red pieces of garments which are used to ward off evil spirits during the Lunar New Year, took place at the Hue Imperial Citadel on January 31.

Traditional village market attracts tourists

A traditional village market has recently opened at Phong Nha Ke Bang national park. The colours and atmosphere of a traditional market, along with folk games, have drawn visitors’ attention.

Vietnam Rubber Group fears nCoV may erode demand from biggest buyer China

The company is concerned that demand from China, which accounts for half of the group’s shipments of latex, will fall.

Vietnamese enjoy post-Tet

In Vietnam, the saying “the first lunar month of the year is the time for pleasure and relaxation” is learnt by heart by nearly everyone.

Cyber security, internet connection ensured during Tet

Vietnam did not suffer from any cyber attacks that caused extensive impact or serious problems during the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications.

Vietnam’s traditional Lunar New Year through the eyes of foreigners

Tet, Vietnam’s traditional Lunar New Year, has impressed many foreigners who admit that the holiday helps them understand the close bond of family members and the meaning of family get-togethers during the first days of Spring.

Banh Tet: Traditional cake in southern Vietnam

Banh Tet (cylinder glutinous rice cake) is a traditional cake enjoyed by southern Vietnamese people on the occasion of the Lunar New Year. It is considered a variant of Banh Chung.