Ahead of Lunar New Year, representatives from AES Vietnam visited and presented Tet gifts to several poor households and students in the provinces of Quang Ninh and Binh Thuan.
Despite negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, oil and gas enterprises still recorded a prosperous year thanks to the sharp rise in oil prices. As oil prices are expected to remain high in the short term, enterprises in the industry are believed to continue benefitting.
Vietnamese, especially those from the north, believe that a bath using coriander leaves can remove misfortune, so many are boiling it to get rid of bad luck before the Tết holiday.
Shares ended higher on Wednesday thanks to the growth of the banking stock group but liquidity remained at a low level as investors held back from making further purchases ahead of the Tết holiday.