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.

Consumers warned of online trading frauds on Tet holiday

Consumers warned of online trading frauds on Tet holiday

Since the quantity of trading normally witnesses a significant growth when Tet holiday approaches, sophisticated frauds are more likely to happen. Several commercial banks have issued their warning and tips to avoid such swindles, especially in online trading.

Flower and ornamental plants transported to the market for sale (Photo: SGGP)

Flower growing areas enter Tet season

These days, flower growing areas across the country have concentrated on taking care of their flower and ornamental plants in preparation for Tet holiday.

HCMC has been planning Tet care activities for residents (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC plans US$79 million spending on taking care of residents in Tet holiday

HCMC plans to spend a total of VND827 billion (US$78.86 million) on taking care of the poor, the elderly, those under the State’s preferential treatment policy and others in the coming Tet holiday, said director of the city Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Minh Tan on December 27.

Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People's Committtee Nguyen Thanh Phong gives presents to poor dwellers on occasion of Tet holiday 2019  (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC plans to spend over US$35 million on gifts for poor people on Tet holiday

As the Lunar New Year is approaching, Ho Chi Minh City planned to spend about VND818 billion (over $35 million) on gifts for poor households, wounded soldiers, women awarded with title Vietnamese Heroic Mother and those who participated in the cause of the nation’s revolution.