HCM City hosts festival to welcome Lunar New Year

2020-01-15 17:59:31
Thousands of people and tourists are visiting and taking photos in awe of streets covered in apricot blossoms at the Youth Cultural House in Ho Chi Minh City.

Many young people and their family have partaken in the Tet Viet festival, hosted by the Youth Cultural House in Ho Chi Minh City, with thousands of apricot branches and trees.

The festival is scheduled to last until January 29 with many interesting activities to welcome the Lunar New Year 2020. The program includes spaces introducing products from craft villages of silk, ceramic, incense and rattan.

PANO would like to present some images during the festival:

Children with their families having their photos taken

Children visiting ceramic craft villageChildren visiting ceramic craft village

Posing for a photo at a calligraphy pavilion

A young woman poses for a photo.

Children have their photos taken in an incense craft village.

People wearing "ao dai" (Vietnamese traditional long dress) for photos​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​

Apricot Street is the highlight of this year’s festival.

Viet Nam lures over $25 billion in foreign investment in 11 months

Viet Nam received US$25.1 billion in foreign investment in the first 11 months, up 0.5 per cent month-on-month but down 5 per cent year-on-year, the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) has said.
09:59:54 | 29/11/2022

2022 a quiet time for M&As

Figures from KPMG show that Vietnam’s merger and acquisition (M&A) market was down sharply in 2022 compared to 2021 both in deal numbers and size. No M&A deal worth in excess of $1 billion has been seen this year. It is forecast that the M&A market will be active once more in the next few years as foreign investors become more involved because domestic money is limited due to rising interest rates and lower liquidity.
21:40:42 | 07/11/2022

Vietnam treasures ties with Belgium: PM

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 6 for the newly-appointed Belgian Ambassador to Vietnam Karl Van Den Bossche, during which the host affirmed that Vietnam always treasures its ties with Belgium.
21:32:32 | 07/11/2022

Problems in PPP projects still waiting to be solved

There are still shortcomings in the implementation of public-private partnership (PPP) projects, which need to be resolved promptly and thoroughly, in order to show the attention and support from the State, and create an equal investment environment.
07:52:49 | 02/11/2022

Forum seeks ways to promote Vietnam - U.S. trade in new context

Trade has become a pillar of the growing bilateral relationship between Vietnam and the U.S., Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Hoang Quang Phong said on November 16.
15:48:10 | 17/11/2021

Airborne security force set up to prevent terrorism, illegal interference

The Ministry of Public Security has officially established an airborne security unit under the Immigration Department, which is responsible for preventing and combating terrorist attacks and unlawful interference to ensure aviation security in Vietnam.
15:44:56 | 17/11/2021