The ride will take them to their hometowns in the northern province of Thai Binh, the central provinces of Thanh Hoa, Nghe An and Ha Tinh.

Earlier on February 1st, the Labour Federation of Hai Phong city also offered free rides to workers at Tan Lien industrial park in Vinh Bao district.

Source: VNA
Chairman of the federation Tong Van Bang said the federation earmarked VND1.5 billion (USD65,000) from its trade union fund to present 1,000 gifts each worth VND500,000, 500 allowances each worth VND1 million, 1,000 coach tickets worth VND200,000 each and 30 rent coaches each cost VND10 million.

On the occasion, the city also offered 7,500 gifts worth VND3 billion in total sourced from its local budget and free rides to workers.

Hai Phong is now home to more than 12,000 workers in over 400 companies based in economic and industrial zones, half of them are from other cities and provinces.

The same day, industrial zones in the northern province of Ha Nam also hired 30 coaches to take nearly 1,000 workers home for Tet.

The Hue Central Hospital for the first time deployed three 24-seater coaches carrying 64 patients and their family members to their hometowns on the occasion./.