Customers buy vegetables at Co.opMart Supermarket in Cong Quynh street, district 1, HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

Tet goods revenue estimated to increase 15.2 percent

Total goods revenue of businesses under the market stabilization program in HCMC was estimated to reach VND18,679 billion (US$821 million) during the Tet holidays, up 15.2 percent over the previous Tet holidays, reported the Department of Industry and Trade.

A worker on the construction site of My Thuy intersection tunnel (Photo: SGGP)

Non-stop construction during Tet Holiday in HCMC major works

Workers kept urgently working at My Thuy intersection and An Suong crossroad constructions in HCMC entrance gateways during the Tet holidays in order to put the works into operation as soon as possible, easing traffic jam in these areas.
HCMC Party Chief Nguyen Thien Nhan gives 100 poor people and agent orange victims presents in Binh Dinh province during the Tet holiday (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC spends nearly VND1.39 trillion on Tet care

HCMC efficiently conducted welfare policies and thoughtfully took care of the material and spiritual life of the poor, disadvantageous children and those under state preferential treatment policies during the Tet holiday with funds nearing VND1,390 billion (US$61.18 million).
Tourists participate in the 2017 Hung Kings festival (Photo: VNA)

About 1 million tourists visit Hung Temple relic site during Tet

Nearly one million visitors came to pay tribute to Hung Kings and other ancestors who founded the country at the Hung Kings Temple Relic Site in the northern province of Phu Tho during the 2018 Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.
Farmers harvest pangasius fish in the Mekong Delta (Photo: SGGP)

Pangasius fish price remains high in Mekong Delta

Pangasius fish price has remained high before the Tet holiday until now, approximating VND28,000-30,000 a kilogram, said Mr. Nguyen Thanh Binh, director of Chau Thanh Seafood Cooperative in Dong Thap province yesterday.