HCMC will be hot and sunny with increasing unseasonable rains during the Tet holiday

Tropical depression to affect Vietnam weather near Tet holidays

A low pressure zone east off the Phillipines is forecast to enter the East Sea toward the northern part of the Truong Sa (Spratly) Islands in days before the Tet Holiday and might intensify into a tropical depression or storm.

Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong meets overseas Vietnamese ahead of the Tet holiday on February 6 (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC authorities meet overseas Vietnamese ahead of Tet

HCMC Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee and Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee last night organized a meeting with nearly 800 overseas Vietnamese from 25 nations and territories in advance of the Tet holiday.
Passengers wait to buy tickets at Mien Dong coach station (Photo: SGGP)

Coach fare triple near Tet holidays in HCMC

Most of high quality passenger transport companies in Mien Dong (East) Coach Station have run out of Tet tickets, meantime tickets are still available in companies outside the station but prices have tripled over normal.
Supermarkets will ​increase opening time by 2-4 hours in days near the Tet holiday (Photo: SGGP)

Supermarkets increase opening time in days near Tet

Businesses under the price subsidization programs including supermarkets such as Co.opmart, BigC, Aeon, Citimart, Vinmart and Lotte mart will increase their opening time by 2-4 hours everyday in days near the Tet holiday, according to the HCMC Department of Industry and Trade.