Earlier, on April 8, 25-year-old lorry driver Maurice Robinson from Craigavon in Northern Ireland pleaded guilty to 39 counts of manslaughter at the Old Bailey. He had previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration and acquiring criminal property at the same court on November 25 last year. … [Read more...] about Suspect admits offence in case of 39 Vietnamese lorry deaths
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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?
People had a chance to learn about HCMC through exhibitions on culture, history and the development of the city over the past of 320 years; the technological application of the Industry 4.0 in the daily life and production; perfromance of Don Ca Tai Tu (Southern amateur music), fashion show of Ao Dai and traditional wedding clothes, the introduction of traditional crafts and folk cultural activities. … [Read more...] about HCMC’s festival marking 44 years of name change concluded
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
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