Many Vietnamese will spend Tet far from their loved ones this year
06:00 | 09/02/2021 Society
(VEN) - Tet, the celebration of the Lunar New Year, is traditionally a time for family gatherings. Even those living far away or leading a busy life often return to their hometowns and villages for the holiday for as long as a whole week. However, the Covid-19 pandemic is keeping many people from traveling home and enjoying the important holiday.
Lan Ha Bay, pristine beauty not to be missed
19:41 | 07/02/2021 Culture & Tourism
(VEN) - Located next to Ha Long Bay, Lan Ha Bay covers an area of more than 7,000 hectares, highlighted by the breathtaking beauty of about 400 islands of varying shapes. Unlike the rocky limestone islands of Ha Long Bay, all the Lan Ha Bay islands are covered in green trees.
The lion-cat dance of the Tay, Nung people
13:00 | 05/02/2021 Culture & Tourism
(VEN) - The lion-cat dance, performed by dancers wearing cat masks is a unique, long-standing tradition of the Tay and Nung ethnic minority groups living in the northeastern province of Lang Son’s Cao Loc, Loc Binh, Van Lang, Van Quan, Binh Gia and Trang Dinh districts.
HCM City: Disadvantaged workers given Tet gift packages
08:00 | 05/02/2021 Society
More than 420,000 gift packages have been given so far to workers and Government employees in Ho Chi Minh City facing difficult circumstances, in the hope of bringing them a warmer Tet, Vietnam’s traditional Lunar New Year holiday, according to a local official.