Foreign visitors get relaxed at Duong Dong beach in Phu Quoc on the National Day holiday. (Photo: VNA)

Phu Quoc eyes 2.5 million visitors this year

The resort island of Phu Quoc in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang expects to welcome about 2.5 million tourist arrivals in 2018, up 25 percent from last year.
People poured into HCMC on National Way No.1 on May 1 after their long holiday. Photo by Cao Thang

Heavy traffic on last day of holiday, no congestion reported

Millions of people poured into Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) in the afternoon of May 1 to resume their work after their 4-day holiday, creating heavy traffic in all gateways to the city. Thanks to the effective job of appropriate authorities, no congestion was reported.

Consumers buy goods for the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday at a supermarket in HCM City (Photo VNA)

HCM City prepares goods for Tet worth 789 million USD

The volume of prepared goods for the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday has increased by 20-30 percent against the volume last year, according to Ho Chi Minh City Department of Industry and Trade.