COVID-19 pandemic
Society

Retailers, industrial real estate to boost hiring in Q3

Recruiting demand from retailers is on the rise in the third quarter of this year as employers are accelerating the operations of new stores to compensate for ones closed last year, according to a report released by recruitment service provider Navigos Group.
Society

Vigilance urged against COVID-19 amid emergence of new epidemics

The Government leader stressed the significance of vaccination and urged ministries, agencies and localities, particularly the Ministry of Health, to step up communication work, as he was addressing the 17th meeting of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
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.
Inner Sanctum

Cultural strength creates national pride

Professor of Science Vũ Minh Giang attracts attention every time he chairs a major conference at home and abroad, attracting viewers with his erudition. He is chairman of the Specialty Council of the Center for Asian Studies and has just visited Seoul in the delegation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to bring cooperation between Việt Nam and South Korea to new heights. Vi Thùy Linh talks with him.
Talk Around Town

Beware, the vlogger pandemic is upon us

The new tây ba lô may still sport the obligatory tie-dye tees and probably own spandex psychedelic pants, but after two years of pandemic lockdown, the 2022 travellers sole obsession seems to be to narcissistically stare at their own image, recording their experience rather than absorbing the sights and sounds of the here and now.
Economy

Accuracy in SOE valuation must improve

It is essential to tackle bottlenecks in determining corporate value of State-owned enterprises to ensure the accuracy of valuation and speed up the equitisation process, according to the Ministry of Finance.
Society

HCM City seeks to boost technology transfer from universities

Huỳnh Kim Tước, managing director of Sài Gòn Innovation Hub's (SiHub) Start-up Support Centre under the HCM City Department of Science and Technology, affirmed Việt Nam holds tremendous potential for technology development and transfer thanks to its highly qualified experts and intellectuals with rich experiences in this field, especially young and talented human resources at universities.