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Last minute ‘lucky money’ rush 

January 22, 2011
Last minute ‘lucky money’ rush 

A girl buys “lucky money” envelopes from a street vendor in HCMC. A tradition has emerged of gifting small, clean notes as “lucky money” during Tet festival. Moneychangers are enjoying brisk business, as consumers rush to buy new small-domination banknotes. Due to commercial bank shortages, black market money changing stalls crop up in Hanoi every [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...