Vietnamese tourism companies have cooperated with airlines to offer attractive tour packages to meet the increasing travel demand for the upcoming Tết (Lunar New Year) Festival.
A total of 15,935 new COVID-19 patients were reported in Việt Nam on Friday, raising the total number to 2,110,737.
The Ministry of Health is planning to purchase 21.9 million doses of Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to give to children aged 5-11 years, with scenarios of surplus vaccines likely and accepted.
The crafts of making sauce fish and rice paper in the southern province of Phú Yên, or the art of decorating traditional clothes of Black Lô Lô ethnic group are among new national intangible cultural heritages that have been recognised by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Demand for goods for Tết in Hà Nội is forecast to increase by 3 - 20 per cent depending on products, according to the Hà Nội Department of Industry and Trade.