Many young Vietnamese people dread Tet due to nosy parents and relatives or patronising neighbours asking intrusive questions about their careers or love lives.
As many as 31 traffic accidents occurred nationwide on February 6, the first day of the nine-day Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, killing 22 people and injuring 27 others.
The Ministry of Healtho has issued guidance on diagnosis and treatment for the Zika virus.
Up to 226 cases of illegal firecracker smuggling nationwide have been recorded since last November with a total 11,500 kilos of different kinds of firecracker confiscated, according to the Ministry of Public Security.
Small tour firms are facing huge losses as travel demand for the lunar new year season has slowed.
Hoi An Town will waive ticket fees for visitors during the lunar new year.
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