Customers buy gold products ahead of the Day of the God of Wealth at a gold store in Ho Chi Minh City. (Photo: SGGP)

Gold stores see high foot traffic prior God of Wealth Day

City dwellers flocked to gold stores to buy the precious metal on the occasion of the Day of the God of Wealth (the tenth day of the lunar New Year) with the hope for luck and prosperity in the New Year, causing the price to highly jump on February 13.
Nearly 100,000 foreigners enjoy lunar new year in HCMC

Nearly 100,000 foreigners enjoy lunar new year in HCMC

The Department of Tourism in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday announced that the city welcomed nearly 100,000 international travellers out of 221,000 visitors arriving in the city in Tet holiday (the Lunar New Year), a year-on-year increase of 15 percent.

Construction in progress at Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line project in Binh Thanh district, HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC gears up to open first metro line to traffic by 2020

Before the Tet (Lunar New Year) Festival wrapped up, staff and cadres at HCMC Urban Railway Management Board (MAUR) had returned to work with the high determination of solving identified difficulties, completing 80 percent of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line project by the end of this year and preparing for implementing many new metro projects.

Vegetable rises in first market-day of lunar new year

Vegetable rises in first market-day of lunar new year

Farmers in the central province of Quang Ngai were so delighted as traders offered high price for vegetables to sell in the first market-day on February 8 ( the fourth day of January according to the lunar calendar )

A ceremony welcoming first visitors of the year is held at Da Nang Airport on the first day of the first lunar month.  (Photo: Sggp)

Da Nang receives first flight on lunar New Year

A ceremony welcoming first visitors of the year was held at Da Nang Airport on the first day of the first lunar month (falling on February 5) by the Department of Tourism of the central coastal city of Da Nang.
An top side view of Phung Islet (Photo: SGGP)

Phung Islet, tourist destination for holiday makers in Lunar New Year

Enjoying airy space and native specialties, witnessing coconut candy production phases and experiencing adventure games all bring visitors pleasure in Phung (Phoenix) Islet, the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre where is well-known for coconut and coconut products.
Residents and visitors at Nguyen Hue flower street opened in downtown HCMC on February 2  (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC flower, book streets open ringing lunar New Year

Leaders of the National Assembly, the Government and HCMC have cut the ribbon to open Nguyen Hue flower street and the book street in Nguyen Hue-Mac Thi Buoi street to ring Tet holiday (the Lunar New Year festival) in the city's District 1.