New air services bring more tourists to Mekong Delta

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New air services bring more tourists to Mekong Delta

VietNamNet Bridge – New air services linking the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and other parts of the nation have helped send visitors to the region surging, heard a media briefing in Can Tho last week.

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Forest fire breaks out in Hoang Lien Son National Park during Tet

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Forest fire breaks out in Hoang Lien Son National Park during Tet

A forest fire broke out in Ta Van Giay village, 8 kilometres from Sa Pa Town, northern Lao Cai province at 13:00 PM on February 10 - or the third day of the Lunar New Year.

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Accident-related hospital admissions increase during 2016 Tet

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Accident-related hospital admissions increase during 2016 Tet

VietNamNet Bridge – Nearly 17,300 people were hospitalised for injuries suffered in road accidents during three days of the Lunar New Year holiday from Saturday to Monday, a 113 per cent increase year-on-year.

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HCM City reviews socio-economic plan

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HCM City reviews socio-economic plan

The HCM City People's Committee reviewed its socio-economic development and State budget for January, and mapped out its priorities for next month.

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Pint-sized painters carry on art tradition

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Pint-sized painters carry on art tradition

More than 400 children are learning about traditional Vietnamese paintings and raising money for charity.

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Foreigners and Vietnam’s traditional Tet holiday

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Foreigners and Vietnam’s traditional Tet holiday

For foreigners living and working in the country, the traditional Lunar New Year is special because through the holiday they can see different aspects of Vietnam ranging from cuisine to behavior and characteristic national festivals.

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Nearly 2,000 hospitalised due to brawls at Tet

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Nearly 2,000 hospitalised due to brawls at Tet

Up to nearly 2,000 people were hospitalised due to fighting nationwide on February 7-9, inclusive of the last day of the lunar year to the second day of the Tet.

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Wild animal heads may not bring luck

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Wild animal heads may not bring luck

VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Van Huyen has just decorated his new home with a big dried head of a bull hung on the wall of the living room. He seemed pleased with the object which he claimed would bring prosperity for his family.

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Indian Prime Minister sends greeting to Vietnamese in Lunar New Year

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Indian Prime Minister sends greeting to Vietnamese in Lunar New Year

Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi on February 8 posted a warm greeting on the occasion of Tet in Vietnamese: “Lời chúc Tết tới nhân dân Việt Nam: Chúc nhân dân Việt Nam năm mới tràn đầy niềm vui và thịnh vượng.”

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Hanoi to open book street for Tet

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Hanoi to open book street for Tet

The capital's Department of Information and Communications will turn Le Thach Street into a book street from the third to the eighth day of the Lunar New Year, or February 10-15.

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Indian PM sends Tet best wishes to Vietnam on social media

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Indian PM sends Tet best wishes to Vietnam on social media

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s best wishes to Vietnam on Tet (Lunar New Year) were posted on social media on February 8, the first day of Tet, the Consulate General of India in Ho Chi Minh City said in a press release on Tuesday.

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Da Nang anticipates sharp rise in visitors during Tet

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Da Nang anticipates sharp rise in visitors during Tet

The central coastal city of Da Nang expects to welcome over 200,000 tourists during the Lunar New Year festival, an increase of 16.5 percent compared to the same period last year.

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Lucky money for people putting waste in public bins in Ho Chi Minh City

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Lucky money for people putting waste in public bins in Ho Chi Minh City

Anybody, including foreigners, who put garbage in the dustbins on the Nguyen Hue Flower Street in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 while visiting there on the eve of Tet (Lunar New Year), February 7, were offered li xi, or lucky money, of VND10,000 (US$0.45).

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Vietnamese soldiers save Filipino fisherman off Truong Sa (Spratlys)

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Vietnamese soldiers save Filipino fisherman off Truong Sa (Spratlys)

Vietnamese soldiers stationed on Sinh Ton Island, part of Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, rescued a Philippine fisherman while he was drifting off the island on Monday, the first day of Tet (Lunar New Year).

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Tet customs in Vietnam

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Tet customs in Vietnam

Tet, the first festival in a lunar year, is of great importance to the Vietnamese and people in some other Asian countries.

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