June 07, 2021 | 07:00
There could be more plastic than fish in the ocean by 2050, warned the Ellen MacArthur Foundation five years ago. Today, this warning still holds value if business continues as usual. The G20, inter-regional projects like Rethinking Plastics, and groups of scientists have taken the initiative and are trying their utmost to reduce marine litter and protect the future of our ocean as well as ourselves.
January 07, 2021 | 08:00
As the world begins its journey into the third decade of the century, Vietnam is prepared to not only continue its emergence as an upper middle-income nation in the next few years but also its endeavour of leading the region in the application of science and technology.
July 09, 2020 | 10:00
While many parts of the world are still busy coping with the global health crisis caused by the coronavirus, locals and the remaining foreigners in Vietnam – including me – can enjoy a sense of security that has become invaluable, even enabling us to travel the country again for very affordable prices.
June 06, 2020 | 09:00
The ongoing pandemic is without a doubt one of the scariest incidents that the world has seen in a long time. However, as if the disease would not be enough already, the world is also facing another peculiar threat – an infodemic, spreading much faster than the virus and causing no less harm to the image of a country that was so successful in fighting the actual virus.
May 06, 2020 | 11:54
The coronavirus pandemic has been devastating for global tourism and Vietnam is no exception. However, now that the country’s national lockdown is slowly being eased, hopes are high that the tourism sector may recover and even come back stronger than ever before.
April 14, 2020 | 15:00
The story of how Vietnam is facing the pandemic that is ravaging most countries has been praised by global organisations, proving to the world how a nation with limited resources can cope with one of the most threatening outbreaks in the last hundred years.
April 10, 2020 | 09:39
Are you dreaming of a life away from everything you grew up in? Would you like to immerse yourself into a completely foreign culture and learn new perspectives on life and yourself?
March 23, 2020 | 08:00
It is 9am on Wednesday morning, and I am putting on my face mask to go out and get a haircut as well as run some other errands.