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Vietnam 2015 Public Holidays Amended

Source: Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Hanoi)
Posted: Thursday, December 4, 2014
Updated: Monday, March 9, 2015


The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs of the government of Vietnam has announced a revised version of its recently-released list of annual non-working public holidays in Vietnam for the upcoming calendar year 2015, with the April/May triple public holidays starting one day later.

Last month (2014-11-12), the Vietnamese Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs had announced its annual list of the official non-working public holidays in Vietnam for the upcoming calendar year 2015, with a period of consecutive public holidays running from April 27 for the combined Gio to Hung Vuong/Reunification Day/Labour Day non-working public holidays of Vietnam in 2015.

In addition, as per the revised new Labour Code (2010-03-22 and 2009-11-16), adopted at the third session of the 13th National Assembly (2012-06-21), and which took effect on May 1st, 2013, the annual Tet Vietnamese non-working public holidays were extended from 4 to 5 days.

As per the aforementioned "Dispatch 4221/2014 of the Health and Safety LDTBXH", the upcoming Tet 2015 Lunar New Year non-working public holidays in Vietnam will last 9 days, as was the case last year (2013-12-05).



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