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Vietnamese Public Holidays Amendments Voted

Source: Electronic Government Portal of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Hanoi)
Posted: Thursday, June 21, 2012
Updated: Friday, November 27, 2020

The Vietnamese National Assembly has ratified, by a vote of 455 out of 466, the long-negotiated new Labour Code and its amendments to the official list of non-working public holidays in Vietnam.

The aforementioned new Labour Code, being negotiated for the last few years (2010-03-22 and 2009-11-16) will take effect on May 1st, 2013.

One of its salient points, introduced in the 4th and final draft (2011-10-03) is the extension of the annual Tet Vietnamese non-working public holidays from 4 to 5 days.

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