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.
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.

Foreign and Vietnamese workers at a construction site (Photo: VNA)

Over 80,000 foreigners working in Vietnam

Vietnam is now home to more than 80,000 foreign workers, according to Le Quang Trung, deputy head of the Department of Employment under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).