By Huu Cong  April 25, 2019 | 05:54 pm GMT+7 Fireworks light up the night sky above the Thu Thiem Tunnel in HCMC during a national holiday. Photo by VnExpress/Huu Khoa To celebrate Reunification Day on April 30 and Labor Day on May 1, vehicles will be banned on certain streets in Saigon, authorities said. First, all vehicles will be banned on the part of Dong Khoi Street between its intersections with Le Thanh Ton and Le Loi in District 1 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday for a street performance to celebrate the holidays. They will then be banned on Le Duan Street between Pasteur and Nam Ky Khoi Nghia streets from 4:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Sunday for preparations for the city’s annual marathon on April 30. They will be banned on segments of Nguyen Tat Thanh, Ton Duc Thang, Dong Khoi, Hai Trieu, and Ham Nghi streets from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on April 30 to ensure safety during fireworks performances. The ban will extend to Nguyen Hue Street between Le … [Read more...] about Saigon to ban vehicles on certain streets during long holiday weekend
Vietnam public holidays 2019
The glory days of Sa Pa have returnedNCB to sell nearly 200 million shares to the publicPanpipe competition attracts a number of touristsEnjoy a beautiful spring cherry blossom paradise at FansipanVinpearl – an ideal destination of foreign tourists during Tết holiday 2019 Just eight months after the official launch, Vietnam has become the fastest growing market of GrabFood in South East Asia, outside of Indonesia. What are the reasons behind such a tremendous achievement? By the end of September, GrabFood has officially operated in Viet Nam for eight months. However, the latest figures released by Grab recently showed that GrabFood has become one of the leading food delivery services in the Vietnamese market. For more than half a year, GrabFood has continuously expanded and set its footprint to 15 cities and provinces in total. The number of merchant-partners has increased 10 times and the average delivery time reduced to 20 minutes per order. At the moment, … [Read more...] about Why Vietnam is the second fastest growing market of GrabFood in South East Asia?
The granting of e-visas is considered a significant breakthrough to develop smart tourism The exemption, which came into force in October, reduces procedures for visitors applying for a visa and is highly appreciated by experts as a factor in attracting foreign tourists to Vietnam. The visa policies reflect the government’s determination to reform administrative procedures in the 2016-2020 period. Accordingly, nationals of certain countries and regions may visit Vietnam without the need for a visa. As listed, citizens from Chile can stay in Vietnam for a period of up to 90 days without a visa. Nationals from countries like Cambodia, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand can stay for a maximum of 30 days. Citizens from the Philippines can enjoy a visa-free stay for 21 days, while those from Brunei and Myanmar can stay for 14 days. Citizens from the UK, Spain, Sweden, Belarus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Russia, Japan, and South … [Read more...] about Hassle free holiday travel to Vietnam
A man holds up a branch of peach blossom, which is a key feature of Vietnam's Lunar New Year traditions.—VNA/VNS PhotoViet Nam News HCM CITY — It is only halfway through 2018 but Vietnamese can begin planning their holidays for next year. The country’s biggest holiday, Tết (the Lunar New Year), accounts for the lion’s share of days off, with Government offices and State-owned companies downing their shutters from February 2 to 10, which includes two weekends. Schools and businesses around the country usually take their cue from Government offices, so it is safe to assume that the year’s main holiday will last nine days, the longest Tết break in three years. The nine-day holiday had lasted for five years until it was cut short to seven in 2017 and 2018. The Government has also approved the other public holidays in 2019 proposed by the Ministry of Labour. Employees will have a four-day break for the Gregorian New Year, including a … [Read more...] about 2019 public holidays include 9-day Tết
By Doan Loan  July 15, 2018 | 07:00 am GMT+7 Cherry trees are in bloom at a garden ahead of the Lunar New Year in Hanoi. Photo by VnExpress/Giang Huy Only half of 2018 has passed, but Vietnamese citizens can begin planning their holidays for the next year. The country’s biggest holiday, Tet, the Lunar New Year, gets the lion’s share of days off, with government offices and state-owned companies downing their shutters from February 2 to 10. Schools and other businesses across the country usually take their holiday cues from government offices, so it is safe to assume that the premier national holiday will last nine days. Schedule for 2019 Tet break. Graphics by VnExpress/Tien Thanh This will be the longest Tet break in three years. Vietnamese had the same long holiday for five years until it was cut short to seven days in 2017 and 2018. The government has also approved the plan for other public holidays in 2019 as proposed by the Labor … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s 2019 holiday plan includes 9-day Tet break