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Features

Meditation and yoga eco-tour helps ease COVID woes

Spending eight years decorating a 5,000sq.m shrimp farm in Cẩm Thanh nipa palm forest in Hội An, local resident Võ Bá Quốc has turned it into a meditation, vegetarian and yoga retreat forming a tranquil eco-village to calm the mind, body and spirit.
Life & Style

Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province to develop eco-tourism

The southern coastal province of Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu has approved a project for eco-tourism, resorts and entertainment at the province’s protected forests from now until 2030 and a project for eco-tourism, resorts and entertainment at Bình Châu- Phước Bửu Nature Reserve in the province’s Xuyên Mộc District.

Society

Côn Đảo Island to become world-class marine tourist site

Côn Đảo Island, off the coast of southern province Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu, are set to become a world-class site for marine, cultural, historical and spiritual tourism, according to a revised plan for Côn Đảo development by 2045 newly approved by Deputy Prime Minister Lê Văn Thành.

Talking Shop

Việt Nam focuses on rural tourism development

With long-standing agricultural production, poetic landscapes and ancient villages, Việt Nam's agricultural and rural areas have the potential for tourism development. Nguyễn Minh Tiến, director of the Agricultural Trade Promotion Center, spoke with Vietnam News Agency about the issue.

Economy

APEC serves as a driver for global growth: President Phúc

President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc highly appreciated APEC’s role over the past three decades, noting that it has not only been serving as a driver for global growth, facilitating trade and investment, but also playing a pioneering role in responding to natural disasters, developing clean energy, preserving biodiversity, and stepping up trade in environmental goods