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Four days off on New Year Holiday

Employees will have a four-day break for the New Year Holiday. According to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, the first day of the new year falls on Tuesday, so people will have four consecutive days off starting from…

Danang schools closed due to flooding

All pupils and students in the central city of Danang have been told to stay at home today, December 10, due to serious flooding caused by torrential rains over the recent days. According to the municipal Department of Education and…

HCM City welcomes 7 millionth int’l visitor

HCM City welcomed its seven millionth international visitor this year at Tan Son Nhat International Airport today, December 10. The seven millionth international tourist was Jean Claude Tissot from France who was on Vietnam Airlines’…

Hundreds evacuated in Binh Dinh floods

Hundreds of households in Binh Dinh Province have been evacuated as rising floods have left villages isolated and paralysed traffic. A flooded road in An Nhon Commune on December 9 The Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention and…

What’s on December 10-16 (Daily updated)

MUSIC & PERFORMANCES Hanoi-Piano Duet: Lise de la Salle and Thomas Enhco Dec 15, 8 pm, L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Street A special night of classical music by Lise de la salle and Thomas Enhco, who are two of the most prominent…

A visit to Ha Tinh hundreds-year-old houses

The authorities in Truong Loc Commune in the central province of Ha Tinh are trying to preserve 10 old houses which were built hundreds of years ago.Besides the Phuc Giang School Woodblocks and the Envoy’s Journey to China which were…