In addition, several of Apple’s manufacturing suppliers, including Wistron Corp., Pegatron, and Inventec, also indicated their plans to diversify production and consider additional manufacturing plants in Vietnam. Most recently, Luxshare Precision Industry, assembler of Apple’s AirPods in Vietnam, began to look for thousands of new workers. Google and Microsoft also expressed intentions to produce Made-in-Vietnam devices within the year, as reported by Nikkei Asian Review. … [Read more...] about American groups make progress across Vietnam
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But Nguyen Lan Hieu, another deputy and director of Hanoi’s Medical University Hospital, warned: “We need to be very careful about [linking up with] foreign economies because the risk of a second wave of infection is still high in many countries. For example, China is now showing signs of a second wave in some localities.” … [Read more...] about HCM City Party chief calls for announcing ‘end’ of Vietnam pandemic, reviving economy
It remains to be seen how long domestic consumption can keep the economy afloat in the absence of a return to growth in other key sectors of the economy, but a closer look at Vietnam’s spending characteristics gives some reason for confidence. The critical factor is the importance of spending on essential goods and services, which accounts for 42% of national GDP, compared with just 26% for discretionary spending. With the impact of spending cutbacks mostly being felt by the latter category, a significant slice of the country’s economy could be relatively well insulated. … [Read more...] about Emerging from the pandemic, Vietnam must position itself for recovery
On the propaganda front, the Health Ministry was busy. Pop stars Min and Erik taught the country the right way to wash its hands in their music video “Jealous Coronavirus.” The song even got play internationally. Posters were put up to tell Vietnamese to “wear a mask properly to avoid coronavirus.” … [Read more...] about How did Vietnam dodge Covid-19?
Hoang Kim Phung, director of Viet Nam Department of Peacekeeping Operations, said since the outbreak of COVID-19, leaders from the Ministry of Defence have regularly instructed authorities to closely follow the disease situation in the area, directing the observance of UN regulations as well as regulations on prevention and control of the COVID-19 pandemic in carrying out its task of peacekeeping, especially for the Level-2 Field Hospital No. 2 in collecting, examining and treating patients. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese peacekeepers report on COVID-19 prevention