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Tet 2019 consumer goods purchases highest in three years

A new report says Vietnam spent nearly $2 billion on consumer goods this Tet, the highest in three years. 

Acid splashed, tendons slashed in attack on Canadian-Vietnamese man

Vietnamese police are hunting two people who assaulted a Canadian-Vietnamese couple with acid and knives earlier this month.

Thousands flock to Hanoi pagoda to ward off bad luck

People lined up in long queues outside a famous pagoda in Hanoi to attend a ritual believed to help avoid bad luck.
February 13, 2019 | 02:10 pm GMT+7

Mobile phone ads gain greater purchase during Tet in Vietnam

Vietnam recorded the fourth highest mobile in-app ad revenues (eCPM) in the Asia-Pacific region during Tet 2018.
February 12, 2019 | 05:30 pm GMT+7

Peach blossom thorns: intrusive questions prick single women

Single women facing a gauntlet of personal questions are robbed of the simple pleasures of Tet gatherings.
February 12, 2019 | 11:47 am GMT+7

50,000 pilgrims visit Huong Pagoda on festival’s opening day

More than 50,000 pilgrims were at the Huong Son complex in Hanoi Sunday, overwhelming roads and cable cars.
February 11, 2019 | 10:06 am GMT+7

Reverse exodus to HCMC triggers massive traffic jams

A sea of humanity returning to HCMC from Mekong Delta provinces has choked traffic on many roads.
February 10, 2019 | 07:32 pm GMT+7

Hundreds of deaths, injuries as traffic accidents spike during Tet

There have been 248 traffic accidents and 383 casualties during Tet, the Lunar New Year holiday, according to National Traffic Safety Committee.
February 10, 2019 | 01:24 pm GMT+7

Man fined $237 for holding Tet party on expressway

A man has been fined VND5.5 million ($237) and had his driving license suspended for having a party on an expressway near Hanoi.
February 10, 2019 | 12:11 pm GMT+7

Three dead, five injured in northern Vietnam road accident

Three people died and five others were critically injured after a bus hit a car in Thanh Hoa Province.
February 09, 2019 | 09:59 am GMT+7

For the year of the Pig, Vietnamese artists show their versions of the chubby animal

30 young artists from all over the country joined to kick off the New Year in colors.
February 08, 2019 | 08:01 pm GMT+7

Get fortune scripted into your life at Hanoi’s Temple of Literature

Tet calligraphy produced at the Temple of Literature is believed to bring luck and fortune, so Hanoians crowd the place.
February 07, 2019 | 05:11 pm GMT+7

Netizens fail to enjoy Vietnamese family's expressway Tet meal

Footage of a family having a Tet meal on an expressway shoulder was generally condemned as risky behavior.
February 07, 2019 | 02:40 pm GMT+7

Zodiac animals over the years at Saigon's flower street

Saigon’s Nguyen Hue Street transforms every New Year into a floral paradise and has giant images of the animal representing the year. 
February 06, 2019 | 04:35 pm GMT+7

More than 130 arrested in central Vietnam for lighting firecrackers

Police in Ha Tinh Province caught many people red-handed on Lunar New Year's Eve in the illegal act of setting off firecrackers.
February 06, 2019 | 02:14 pm GMT+7
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