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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.
Society

Việt Nam assessed as COVID-19 safe zone: Ministry

According to the ministry’s latest COVID-19 risk level statistics, among over 10,600 communes and wards assessed, 90.7 per cent are identified as ‘green zones’, 7.8 per cent ‘yellow zones’, and only 1.5 per cent ‘red zones’.
Society

“Power of NO” – a regional initiative to raise awareness on drink driving targeting Southeast Asian young adults

Greig Craft (President of Automobile Association of Việt Nam and President of FIA Asia Pacific Region), and Patrick Madenjian (Managing Director of Moët Hennessy Southeast Asia’s Emerging Markets and co-Chair of WSSC) shared with Việt Nam News their thoughts and commitment toward achieving meaningful, tangible change in drink driving culture through the Power of No campaign.
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Health ministry mulls COVID-19 as occupational disease

The Ministry of Health is drafting a circular to add COVID-19 to the list of occupational diseases, meaning that certain workers will be able to make social insurance claims if they contracted the coronavirus at work as Việt Nam has dropped almost all curbs.