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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.
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.
Economy

Masan Group’s profits up 123% in H1

Masan Group Corporation’s consolidated net revenues for the first half of the year were VNĐ36.02 trillion (US$1.55 billion), a decline of 12.5 per cent from the same period last year mainly due to deconsolidation of the feed segment.

Talk Around Town

Please leave Hồ Tây as it is

For the past weeks, Hanoians have been up and talking non-stop about a new project to build a 1,600-seat opera theatre on the site of the famous one-hundred petal Đầm Trị lotus pond.
Life & Style

Artist creates work from old fabrics and clothes

Artist Võ Trân Châu uses only environmentally-friendly materials such as fabrics and second-hand clothes. Việt Nam News reporter Nguyễn Bình spoke with her about making ready-to-use products and her career in contemporary art.