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 (VNA) and low-cost airline Pacific Airlines will transport apricot and peach blossoms for the upcoming lunar New Year Festival (Tet) on domestic flights from December 26, 2022 -February 5, 2023 (on the 4th day of the last lunar month – 15th day of the first lunar month).
Every year after the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, many businesses face a serious shortage of workers. Last year, due to the impact of social distancing orders, enterprises struggled with a shortage of labor. Therefore, the need to prepare the workforce for the post-Tet period is even more urgent.
Many sections on the National Highway 1A were congested on February 6 (the 6th day of the Lunar New Year) as a large number of people have come back to Ho Chi Minh City from the Mekong Delta provinces and cities after Tet.
Vietnam has basically fulfilled targets regarding the organisation of the Tet (Lunar New Year), the country’s biggest traditional festival, with security, safety and social welfare ensured, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh affirmed on February 3.
As 2021 comes to an end, most people have finished up their tasks, getting ready for reunions, home-cooked meals and spending New Year’s Eve with their loved ones. But somewhere in the hidden corners of HCMC are labor workers from rural provinces who have to stay behind in the big city. They peddle, sell lotteries, or collect scraps to make ends meet during Tet.
Tet (Vietnamese traditional New Year) brings its own bustling atmosphere in every corner of HCMC in these days. Overcoming a year of many challenges brought by the Covid-19 pandemic, the city is regaining. People join hands to bring a joyful and peaceful Tet in a new normal state with each together.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to minimize the number of flights carrying Vietnamese citizens back home from now until the lunar New Year holiday, which falls in mid-February, as more contagious variants of coronavirus have been detected in many countries.
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines and low-cost airlines Jetstar Pacific, Bamboo Airways will transport apricot and peach blossoms for the upcoming lunar New Year Festival (Tet) on domestic flights from January 27 -February 26 (the 15th day of the last lunar month – 15th day of the first lunar month).