The market is expected to remains positive trend in the short-term, with the VN-Index keeping moving towards the 990-1,000 point range next week.
Tobacco smuggling is increasing in the southwestern border region to meet high demand for the upcoming Tết (Lunar New Year) festival, Vietnam News Agency reported.
Transport businesses, including aviation, railway and buses, have prepared plans to serve passengers travelling during the Tết (Lunar New Year) holidays, Vietnam News Agency reported.
Vietnamese nationals and tourists alike will be entertained with dazzling firework shows at various sites across the country on the eve of 2018 Lunar New Year, reported Vietnam News Agency.
So far, nine provinces have received rice aid under a government programme to give nearly 5,200 tonnes of free rice to needy households as the Lunar New Year (Tết) draws near, said officials at the General Department of State Reserves.
Various programmes to support workers were held in southern provinces, including Đồng Nai and Long An,on the occasion of Tết (Lunar New Year) Festival.