Many HCMC laborers spend Tet far from home

As 2021 comes to an end, most people have finished up their tasks, getting ready for reunions, home-cooked meals and spending New Year’s Eve with their loved ones. But somewhere in the hidden corners of HCMC are labor workers from rural provinces who have to stay behind in the big city. They peddle, sell lotteries, or collect scraps to make ends meet during Tet.