HCMC has earmarked over VND1.11 trillion (nearly US$47.2 million) for activities aimed at ensuring a merry Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday for people with disadvantages, according to Thanh Nien (Young people) newspaper.
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on December 31 announced that it will offer a free flight to bring workers with difficult circumstances from Southern provinces to their homes in the North for Lunar New Year (Tet) celebration.
The Federation of Labor of Ho Chi Minh City plans to present 35,000 bus, train and plane tickets to trade union members and workers in disadvantaged circumstances to enable them to return to their home town for the 2023 Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on June 12 visited and offered gifts to a worker couple who are living in the rental housing area in An Thinh village in Yen Dung District’s Tien Phong Commune in the Northern mountainous province of Bac Giang.
The Ho Chi Minh City Youth Workers Support Center will give bus tickets and Tet gifts to 1,000 young workers, employees and children of laborers with difficult circumstances to return their home for the Tet holiday.