Total retail sales of goods and service revenue in Ho Chi Minh City approximated 239.27 trillion VND (10.4 billion USD) in February, down 5.4 percent month on month but up 11.2 percent year on year.
Tet Nguyen Tieu, considered the most important festival of the Vietnamese-Chinese community in Saigon's District 5, has been recognized as national intangible cultural heritage.
The southern province of Kien Giang welcomed almost 820,000 tourists in the first month of 2020, a year-on-year surge of 57 percent, according to the provincial Department of Tourism.
Vietnam’s trade with China last month reached 8.29 billion USD, a year-on-year decline of 11.8 percent, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese student association in the French city of Toulouse recently held a festival aimed at welcoming in the Lunar New Year whilst also promoting the nation’s culture to people from around the world.
Tens of ocean tuna boats on February 4 moored in the Hon Ro Port in Nha Trang city, the central province of Khanh Hoa, after a month-long voyage that lasted throughout the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged ministries and localities to promptly implement measures to minimise the impact of the novel coronavirus (nCoV) on the economy.
VOV.VN - Despite the ongoing the novel coronavirus (nCoV) epidemic, people are still maintaining traditions such as visiting pagodas to pray for luck and good fortune in the Lunar New Year, with Bai Dinh pagoda in Ninh Binh province proving to be one of the nation’s most popular tourist destinations.
Several Hanoi universities have advised Chinese students not to return amidst the coronavirus outbreak.
Outstanding artworks in the Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts in Hanoi allow visitors a vicarious experience of Tet celebrations over the last seven decades.
Vietnam's index of industrial production (IIP) in January declined by 5.5 percent year-on-year and 11.8 percent month on month, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh welcomed nearly 150,000 tourists during the Lunar New Year holiday, over 600 of them foreigners, up about 12 percent, according to Director of the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism Duong Hoang Sum.
Vietnam did not suffer from any cyber attacks that caused extensive impact or serious problems during the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications.
The number of international tourists visiting the northern border province of Lao Cai has dropped significantly due to the novel coronavirus (nCoV).
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue asked the State Treasury of Vietnam to manage the State budget efficiently, which is critical in promoting socio-economic development.
Export and import activities have been busy since the start of the Lunar New Year (January 25), with some product groups reaching an export value of over 1 billion USD each.
VOV.VN - As the nation’s largest temple, Tam Chuc pagoda in the northern province of Ha Nam has seen hordes of people flock to the site during the opening days of the Lunar New Year, with the Management Board of the site deciding against selling entrance tickets to avoid severe congestion.
A total of 8,276 new enterprises were established in the first month of 2020, down 17.9 percent year-on-year, but the total registered capital of the firms surged sharply by 76.8 percent to 267.2 trillion VND (11.55 billion USD), the highest growth rate in four years, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported.
The novel coronavirus (nCoV) outbreak caused certain negative impact on Hanoi’s tourism during the seven-day Lunar New Year holiday (Tet), according to the municipal Department of Tourism.
The number of foreign visitors to Vietnam in January is estimated to expand 16.6 percent month-on-month and 32.8 percent year-on-year, reaching 1.99 million, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).