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Lunar New Year a Struggle for Many Vietnamese

As Vietnamese celebrate the lunar New Year, which they call Tet, many are cutting back on spending because of economic concerns. Residents of northern, central and southern provinces told VOA that while the country may look like it is doing better economically, ordinary people are struggling. Duy, a resident of Ho Chi Minh City, said the economic gap between rich and poor is large and hides the struggles many endure. "Some are willing to spend dozens of millions dongs to buy a...

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