Bodybuilder goes from strength to strength

Over the course of his 25-year career, Phạm Văn Mách has not only claimed six world championships (in 2001, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2017, and 2023) but has also emerged victorious in the Asian championship on eight occasions and attained numerous victories at the SEA Games.
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Ambitious tour operator sets new standards in travel

Hoàng Phụng Hiếu has led travellers to the South Pole three times. His book Ba lần tới Nam Cực (Three times to the South Pole) was published to record his experience and spread curiosity and love for the wilderness among Vietnamese. He tells Inner Sanctum about his love of travel.
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Shaping cyber immunity for a safe digital world

In an ever-evolving digital landscape, cyberthreats have become a major concern for individuals, businesses and governments worldwide. Việt Nam News speaks with Eugene Kaspersky, CEO of Kaspersky, a global cybersecurity company, about the current state of threats and the safeguard measures being taken.
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Developing sustainable materials for handicrafts

Việt Nam has great potential in developing its handicraft industry - the wide range of materials of an agricultural country, the high skills of artisans that have been fostered through generations, and the cultural diversity of the 54 ethnic communities all play a big part, says Lê Bá Ngọc, vice chairman of the Việt Nam Handicraft Exporters Association (Vietcraft).
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The pilot's path: advice and insights

Mạch Thị Thùy Khanh, a female pilot at Pacific Airlines, believes meticulousness and discipline in both personal and professional life have been key factors contributing to her success as a pilot, a high-risk and highly responsible profession.
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Vietnamese-Australian man devotes life to support disadvantaged Vietnamese children

Jimmy Phạm, the first Vietnamese-Australian man to win the Waislitz Global Citizens’ Choice Awards for his work to end extreme poverty, is actively working on building an ecosystem of social impact projects, ranging from initiatives like food rescue and nourishment programmes for the underprivileged to women empowerment initiatives and hospitality training for at-risk and disadvantaged youth.
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Young CEO devoted to animal welfare

Lê Nhật Long, 27, is the CEO of HAVE (Humanity Alliance of Vanguard Engineers) Co., Ltd., a legal non-profit social enterprise that brings engineering and technology applications to solve pressing social issues in Việt Nam. HAVE was successfully registered as a non-profit social enterprise in June 2022.
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Innovating in language education

Lê Đình Lực's Linearthinking introduces a more effective method in language learning that encourages the creation of mind maps, simplification of concepts, and contextual application.
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'Women can be as successful as men in sport'

Việt Nam are to compete in the historic women's World Cup later this month. Among the 23 players headed to New Zealand, forward Nguyễn Thị Thanh Nhã is one of the influential players. She has scored important goals for the national team across different competitions, and versatility makes her much valued by coaches. She speaks with the Inner Sanctum about her life, dreams and passion.