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Vietnamese could have 9 days off for Lunar New Year, again

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(Tinmoitruong.vn) - The labor ministry has proposed that the government keep the number of official Tet (Lunar New Year) holidays at nine days as it was last year.

Vietnamese could have 9 days off for Lunar New Year, again

A vendor sells lunar new year decorations and red packets in the days leading up to Tet Lunar New Year in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo credit: Bloomberg



Under the proposal, put forth to poll public opinions, including the weekend the official Tet holiday will be February 15 to February 23, 2015.


State employees have to work on Saturday (February 14) to make up for one extra day off.


Last year, critics started to argue that a protracted Tet, Vietnam's most important holiday, was no longer suitable for the modern economy of a country where the average person earns less than $15 a day.


The frenzy of consumerism that has emerged around Tet is not a good thing, critics say.


Doan Mau Diep, vice labor minister, said: “There have been concerns that the long holiday may affect businesses and the people as it is difficult to get anything done in many state agencies.”


“That’s why the labor ministry needs to poll opinions from agencies concerned” before sending the proposal to the government for approval, he said.

Source: TTN
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