City ensures goods supply, runs promotions for Tet holiday

City ensures goods supply, runs promotions for Tet holiday

Ho Chi Minh City authorities have urged businesses to ensure supply of essential goods and necessities and offer promotion programs for the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday while following pandemic prevention measures.
CPI climbs 1.52 percent in February

CPI climbs 1.52 percent in February

The consumer price index (CPI) in February this year jumped by 1.52 percent over the previous month, the highest increase of the index in February in the past eight years, and 1.58 percent compared to December last year.
Gold products made for the God of Wealth Day which falls on February 21 this year. (Photo: VNA)

Gold companies brace for rush on God of Wealth Day

Gold demand is expected to surge on the God of Wealth Day on the 10th day of the Lunar New Year, which falls this year on February 21, as Vietnamese believe that would bring good luck and prosperity through the year.

Despite the high price increase, dragon fruit growers in Binh Thuan Province feel concerned. (Photo: SGGP)

Unexpected increase in dragon fruit prices concerns farmers

After the price of dragon fruits for the Tet market plunged drastically, in the first days of the new year, it has unexpectedly hiked again, making farmers in Binh Thuan Province – the capital of dragon fruits - both happy and worry at the same time.
School security guard takes temperature of a student before he enters the school. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC-based schools strengthen monitoring on Covid-19-related students, parents

The Department of Education and Training of Ho Chi Minh City has just sent an urgent document to the Head of the Education and Training Department of Thu Duc City and districts, principals of high schools, directors of Center for Continuing Education, and heads of affiliated units in the city on enhancing monitoring and updating of F0, F1, F2 cases and carrying out medical declaration when students return to school after the Lunar New Year.