Since the early days of December, scores of five-star hotels in Ho Chi Minh City have rolled out special events to mark the start of the 2017 Christmas season and give a helping hand to disadvantaged children at local shelters and orphanages.
VOV.VN - A German style Christmas Market will be held in Hanoi for the first time on December 14-16 and a Christmas Concert by the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra (VNSO) will open on December 21 at Cua Bac Church.
The Hanoi Goethe Institute will hold a series of activities for the Christmas season at Cua Bac Church in Hanoi.
As the flow of goods intensifies in anticipation of increased demand during the Christmas and New Year season, there has also been an uptick in smuggling, authorities say.
VOV.VN - Snow Town in Ho Chi Minh City, reopened on December 2 has become an attractive venue for young people who want to entertain themselves in a quite different place at Christmas.
The Lantern Festival 2017 will open at Ho Chi Minh City’s Van Phuc Urban Area in Thu Duc district on December 12.
VOV.VN - A full range of Vietnam’s traditional products like silk cloth, fine arts and handicrafts, healthy drinks and special dishes were introduced at the International Christmas Fair on November 26 in Prague, the Czech Republic.
President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Tran Thanh Man extended Christmas greetings to Catholic dignitaries and followers in the diocese of Long Xuyen in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on November 26.
VOV.VN - The southernmost province of Ca Mau earned more than US$750 million from shrimp exports in nine months up to October, up 12% over the same period last year and reaching 70% of this year’s plan, according to the provincial Department of Industry and Trade (DoIT).
Vietnam Railways is offering tickets of up to US$4.40 on all train routes until late December and they will be delivered randomly.
Director-producer-actress Viet Trinh of HCM City is working with Republic of Korean partners to produce the film Ba Dieu Uoc (Three Wishes), expected to be released later for this Christmas season.
A Vietnamese man in Japan just received an official thank-you note from local police for jumping into a canal in freezing temperatures to save a strange man on Christmas Eve.
Traditional lottery companies throughout Vietnam’s south, meanwhile, have officially raised their stakes.
Vietnam Airlines has enjoyed rapid growth in the UK market since its first flight landed in Gatwich Airport in London in November, 2011, marking the launch of the carrier’s direct air route to the European country.
VOV.VN - Supermarket fast moving consumer good sales in the run up to this year’s Christmas and TET holidays have increased at a marked rate, per the latest retail data from government offices.
VOV.VN - On the evening of December 24, numerous Hanoi people gathered at St. Joseph's Cathedral, Ham Long Church and Cua Bac Cathedral for Christmas celebration.
The Christmas atmosphere weaved its way through every corner of the country on the night of December 24, from churches and parishes to lamp-lighted streets and colourfully-decorated shops.
As Vietnamese tend to spend more money during the Christmas season, many local enterprises tried all possible ways to satisfy there “God’s” demands.
VOV.VN - With just one day to go till Christmas, the capital city of Hanoi is bursting out all over with a festive and joyous holiday atmosphere.
VOV.VN - Tis the day before Christmas in Hue and the city is buzzing with excitement. Here are just a few of the things that are going on.