Quang Tri province hosted charity programs for policy beneficiaries and people with disabilities on the occasion of the Lunar New Year. The provincial Association of Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin visited and presented Tet gifts worth 53,000 USD to disadvantaged people. Tien Giang’s Labour Confederation launched a community support program worth 300,000 USD to give Tet gifts and train and bus tickets to workers.
A number of charity groups in Ho Chi Minh City are carrying out programs to bring Tet (the Vietnamese term for the Lunar New Year) to disadvantaged people around the city. A number of charity groups in Ho Chi Minh City are carrying out programs to bring Tet (the Vietnamese term for the Lunar New Year) to disadvantaged people around the city. Members of the Sao Khue group took a trip around the city and handed out gifts to poor people they met on the street. The presents included sweets, clothes, and blankets bought with money the group members donated…... [Read more]
Khanh Hoa (VNA) – The ships bringing more than 400 tonnes of Tet gifts, fresh food and foodstuff and other necessities arrived at the Truong Sa island district offshore central coastal Khanh Hoa province on January 7. The Tet gifts were sent by ministries, agencies, localities and organisations across the country, with the hope of bringing a warm Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday to officers, soldiers and residents living on the islands. Chairman of the district People’s Committee Nguyen Viet Thuan said the annual Tet visits to Truong Sa show how much care the nation has given to those people…... [Read more]
Hanoi (VNA) – The Tet fair with the theme of “Hapro brings Tet to all families” organised by the Hanoi Trade Corporation opened in Ung Hoa outlying district, Hanoi, on January 19. This is the second year Hapro has organised the Tet-goods selling point in the form of a Tet market in Ung Hoa in order to boost consumption in the suburban district. The market introduced to local people many traditional products like bach chung (sticky rice cakes), gio (grilled pork wrapped into cylindrical-shaped blocks), wine, confectioneries, sugar-preserved fruits, rice, beer and other local products. Nguyen Hai Thanh, Hapro Deputy…... [Read more]
City florist brings Tet to US (09-01-2009) Viet kieu in California and Hawaii buy up Tet blooms. People in HCM City caring for ochnas for the Tet festival. The plants are also being sold to Vietnamese living in the US.— VNA/VNS Photo Ngoc Truong. HCM CITY — A HCM City flower farmer has been selling hundreds of mai (apricot) plants to Vietnamese living in the US for Tet, thelunar New Year. Nam Dong of Thu Duc District sold 500 last month and hopes to export more this week. Bringing the yellow flowers home, one of the most important New Year…... [Read more]
Kido brings Tet to poor people Hung Le By Hung Le - The Saigon Times Daily Local food firm Kido Corp. last week held numerous charitable events to help poor people enjoy the forthcoming Tet festival (Lunar New Year). The company, in cooperation with the HCMC Fatherland Front Committee, donated 2,000 gifts worth VND500 million to disadvantaged kids at shelters, sponsoring centers, and SOS Villages in the city. They also provided VND2 billion to build a bridge for the benefit of people in Cau Lon and Ba Mia hamlets in HCMC’s Thu Duc District. The bridge, on which work began…... [Read more]