Source:Electronic Government Portal of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Hanoi)
Posted: Monday, November 16, 2009
Most recent follow-up news item: November 27, 2020
The Vietnamese Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs, has released a second draft of the currently being discussed revised version of the Vietnamese Labour code which regulates the list of, and dates of, non-working public holidays in Vietnam.
Current versions of the second draft of the Vietnamese Labour code include the enshrining of the additional annual non-working public holiday for the Hung Kings (Commemorative Celebration of Vietnam's Forefather - King Hung: one day - the 10th March of the Lunar year), voted a couple of years ago (2007-03-29 and 2007-03-24).
Interestingly, the current draft also includes a provision that entitles foreigners working in Vietnam to "one traditional public holiday and one National Day of his/her country, both fully paid".
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