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Many Vietnamese Celebrate Subdued Tet Amid Economic Struggles

Vietnamese have begun celebrating the Lunar New Year, called Tet, a traditional spring festival when family members typically spend time together enjoying special feasts.But this year, according to economist Le Dang Doanh, there are still many struggling to make ends meet as the economy recovers from a slowdown. "The demand for goods has decreased significantly in the run-up to Tet. Some people who could spend millions of dong to buy things for Tet, but there are others who could...

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