Routes into cities overloaded as people return after Tet
2/20/2018 3:08:00 PM (GMT+7)
People have been returning in their droves to major cities around the country after visiting their hometowns for the Lunar New Year festival (Tet) and the volume of traffic is causing severe congestions at Build-Transfer-Operate (BOT) toll stations.

11.1 percent of flights delayed, cancelled in January
2/21/2018 3:02:56 PM (GMT+7)
As many as 2,665 flights, or 11.1 percent, were delayed or cancelled in January, a positive sign reflecting recent efforts of the aviation industry to improve the flight punctuality.

Pet dogs more popular than ever in Hanoi for the Year of the dog
2/21/2018 12:30:55 PM (GMT+7)
 A rising number of pet dogs dressed in colourful costumes are being walked in the pedestrian streets around the Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi in the first days of the Year of the dog.

Bumper catches make Tet doubly sweet for fishermen
2/21/2018 1:02:30 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Fishermen in the central region have seen bumper catches and big profits during Tet (the Lunar New Year).

Taxis refuse customers as demand soars around Tet holiday
2/21/2018 12:08:26 PM (GMT+7)
Nguyen Van Huyen from the northern province of Hai Duong could not return to Hanoi on Monday morning as planned because he was unable to get a taxi.

Huong Pagoda Festival opens
2/21/2018 3:00:09 PM (GMT+7)
Despite the drizzly weather, thousands of pilgrims and tourists flocked to Huong Pagoda in My Duc district, Hanoi, on the first day of its Festival on February 21.

Over 19,000 babies born during week-long Lunar New Year holiday
2/21/2018 11:48:20 AM (GMT+7)
 A total of 19,062 babies were born during the Lunar New Year holiday from February 14 to 20, according to Luong Ngoc Khue, Director of the Medical Service Administration under the Health Ministry.

Big prices for giant Ky Da pomelo on sale in Hanoi
2/13/2018 2:04:00 PM (GMT+7)
Ky Da pomelo which are larger and weightier than normal ones, have gone on sale in many streets in Hanoi at prices ranging from VND400,000-VND600,000 each.

Traffic accidents fall during Lunar New Year holiday
2/21/2018 11:47:12 AM (GMT+7)
 No traffic accidents involving coaches and ships were recorded during the traditional Lunar New Year festival from February 14-20, according to the National Traffic Safety Committee. 

Watermelon carving service earns big money on Tet
2/15/2018 12:30:00 PM (GMT+7)
 Watermelon carving service attracts many customers in the run-up to the lunar new year.

HCM City to encourage school students to travel by bus
2/21/2018 10:54:36 AM (GMT+7)
 HCM City authorities hope to have at least 15-20 per cent of school children travelling by bus by 2020.

Highways to HCM City clogged as people return after Tet
2/21/2018 11:14:36 AM (GMT+7)
With large numbers of people returning home to HCM City after Tết (the Lunar New Year), highways in the Cửu Long (Mekong) delta are clogged with vehicles.