Vung Tau fishermen finally set sails after Covid hiatus

Vung Tau fishermen finally set sails after Covid hiatus

After two months docking their ships due to Covid-19 protocols, nearly 300 fishermen at Phuoc Hai fishing village in Ba Ria – Vung Tau set sail first thing in the morning on September 19.
Special mothers of Covid patients’ newborns

Special mothers of Covid patients’ newborns

Hoa Mi #2 Kindergarten at 11 Ly Thuong Kiet, Ward 12, District 5, HCMC has been transformed into a care center for infants whose mothers are being treated for Covid-19, now called the H.O.P.E Center.
Urban gardens a bright spot during pandemic

Urban gardens a bright spot during pandemic

City dwellers throughout the country have got used to social distancing and days of struggle. Many have found new ways to entertain themselves and even to grow their own vegetables.
Hue woman turns wild grass into high-end fashion

Hue woman turns wild grass into high-end fashion

Co bang (Lepironia), a kind of sedge, is no longer just a wild grass but is being turned into artistic items of beauty through the ingenious hands of local artisans and a passionate businesswoman.
Bioplastic start-up begins green journey

Bioplastic start-up begins green journey

Having worked in biopolymer research for more than a decade, Doan Van Tung in Ho Chi Minh City began his adventure by founding the iGreen development company in 2020 – a start-up promoting bioplastic production as an alternative to polluting fossil-based plastic.


HCMC man sets up “oxygen ATM” program

HCMC man sets up “oxygen ATM” program

After reading about a man defying travel restrictions just to get his son an oxygen tank, Hoang Tuan Anh, the creator of rice ATMs established “oxygen ATMs” for Covid-19 patients in hospitals and quarantine at home.