A Danish student chooses New-Year greeting cards in Nguyen Van Binh Book Street in HCMC.

Foreigners enjoy Vietnam's traditional Tet holiday

According to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), the country received nearly 2 million international visitors in January featuring the biggest number ever due to Tet holidays that is time for travelling and returning home to visit family and relatives.
Floating Flower Market in Binh Dong Wharf in District 8, HCMC

Tet holiday- Wonderful time for experiencing Vietnam’s culture

Similar to many expats, who are living and working in Ho Chi Minh City, consuls general are very excited to welcome traditional Tet holiday of Vietnam which is considered as an interesting experience about the national culture of the country.
North cold, South hot on Tet holiday

North cold, South hot on Tet holiday

The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center yesterday issued a weather prediction for provinces and cities across the country on the first days of the Year of the Rat. 
New Mien Dong Coach Station in District 9 (Photo: SGGP)

Projects to ease traffic jam sluggishly implemented in HCMC

Rampant traffic jam keeps occurring in the entrance gateways to HCMC, especially areas surrounding Tan Son Nhat International Airport and Mien Dong (East) Coach Station in days near Tet holiday every year. However projects meant for reducing the traffic jam have been stagnant due to complicated procedures.
An orchid shop owner on Pham Van Dong Street is taking care of his flowers. (Photo: SGGP)

Ornamental flowers ready for Tet Holiday

As the 2020 Lunar New Year is approaching, many temporary ornamental flower markets are organized to welcome buyers who are adding their last touch in decoration for the grandest traditional holiday of the nation. Statistics show that due to unfavorable weather conditions, prices of these flowers will be 5 percent to 10 percent higher than those of last year, and sales will be quite slow.