The Ho Chi Minh City Veterans Association and the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Ho Chi Minh City this morning gave 100 Tet gifts to veterans of Thu Duc City, who have difficult circumstances, on the occasion of the Lunar New Year 2023.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh led a delegation of State officials to pay a visit and offered Tet greetings to families under preferential treatment policy in Tuy Hoa City in the south-central coastal province of Phu Yen on January 7.
The HCMC’s annual Tet Festival 2023 honoring Vietnamese cultural identities on Tet holidays and introducing beautiful images of a peaceful spring in the southern metropolis to visitors opened at the municipal Youth's Cultural House on January 5.
The HCMC’s annual Tet Festival 2023 will take place at the municipal Youth's Cultural House from January 5-26 (on the 14th day of the last month – the 5th day of the first month of the lunar calendar).
On December 26, the Navy Region 2 High Command held a send-off ceremony at the Battalion 171 port for two delegations of cadres and soldiers, reporters of press agencies who took a trip to offer Tet gifts to troops stationed on DK1 platforms.
A delegation of representatives of businesses and press agencies of Southern provinces and cities paid a visit and offered Tet gifts to cadres and soldiers of the Military Region 5 High Command on the southwestern islands on December 19.
An annual charity walk which was held by the People’s Committee of Phu Nhuan District in HCMC was held on November 27 to collect funds for the poor as well as mark the 20th anniversary of its official launch.
The Labor Federation of HCMC will spend around VND140 billion (US$5.6 million) to organize activities and present gifts to laborers in the city on the occasion of the upcoming lunar New Year, the federation said on November 23.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) in coordination with the HCMC Television Station (HTV) on November 23 launched the "Humanitarian Strength" program for 2022 and the movement called “Tet of Mercy 2023” calling on individuals and organizations to support disadvantaged people on the upcoming Tet holidays.
HCMC spent the total funds of VND1,062 billion (US$47 million) to offer Tet gifts to healthcare workers, individuals and families credited with meritorious service to the country, needy households and businesses who made outstanding contributions to thecity’s fight against Covid-19 pandemic during the Tet holiday, an increase of VND136 billlion (US$6 million) over the same period last year.
National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue on January 25 visited and extended Tet greetings to families credited with meritorious service to the country, frontline forces in the fight against Covid-19, needy people and workers in HCMC.