Focus: HCMC In Growth Momentum: The June 2022 Report on HCMC’s Macroeconomy said the city’s economy has almost got back to its high-growth path. Certain industries have hit or exceeded their pre-pandemic growth rates. The report was conducted by researchers at the University of Economics and Law under the Vietnam National University HCMC, with Dr. Pham Thi Thanh Xuan serving as lead researcher.
Inside Vietnam: Climate Extremes And Dangers To Vietnam: It is no longer the common climate change, as scientists have heightened the alarm, using the term ‘climate extremes’ to refer to unexpected and extreme occurrences of calamities
Expat life: Breaking Pole Dancer Stereotypes: Pole dancing is slowly gaining popularity as a sport that helps people improve their fitness. However, negative stereotypes about it remain in society. Nanami Kuwahara, a Japanese pole dancing instructor and performer, came to Vietnam three years ago to teach local students, change people’s points of view about pole dancing and showcase how it can boost confidence. The Saigon Times spoke with Kuwahara about pole dancing and life here in the country.