Some companies in Vietnam have decided to give their employees a break today, August 29 to watch the Vietnamese U23 team play an ASIAD 2018 semi-final match against South Korea.
The match will take place at 4 pm today.
A pharmaceutical firm in the northern province of Nam Dinh will allow staff time off from 3 pm today to cheer the team. The staff have been encouraged to watch the match at the firm’s hall.
A real estate company has followed the suit. If the U23s win the games, each staff member will receive a bonus of VND200,000 (USD9.09), while managers will get VND400,000 (USD18.18) each.
Meanwhile, staff from a publishing company in Dong Da District, Hanoi, have been permitted to leave work from 2 pm. They will join a party to watch the match and they will enjoy a VND500,000 bonus if Vietnam wins.
Early this morning, thousands of Vietnamese football lovers arrived at Noi Bai International Airport to take flights to Indonesia for the Vietnam-South Korea semi-final.
Vietnam’s U23 football in the quarter final against Syria
Vietnamese football fans at Noi Bai International Airport in the early morning of August 29
The airport was full of Vietnamese flags and banners.
Vietnam Airlines have increased five flights from Hanoi, HCM City and Danang to Indonesia to meet demand.
The airport was full of Vietnamese flags and banners
The carrier’s flight attendants wore jeans and T-shirts with the Vietnamese flag image printed on, instead of their normal uniforms.