Essex lorry incident: Driver Maurice Robinson pleads guilty Driver Maurice Robinson, accused in the deaths of 39 people from Vietnam found in the back of a refrigerated lorry in Essex, near London last October, pleaded guilty to the manslaughter on April 8. … [Read more...] about Suspect admits offence in case of 39 Vietnamese lorry deaths
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Shippers keep a safe physical distance while waiting at a food stall in HCMC – PHOTO: THANH HOA HCMC - The recovery of a 43-year-old British pilot, Vietnam’s last Covid-19 patient in intensive care, marks a turning point in the fight against the virus. The 91st Covid-19 patient in the country has spent over 100 days at HCMC Hospital for Tropical Diseases and Cho Ray Hospital. The length of his stay reflects the determination of doctors not to allow him to become Vietnam’s first Covid-19 death. He’ll be headed home on July 12. … [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
As many manufacturers globally start to rethink their supply chain strategies to address frailties exposed by the pandemic, Vietnam has remained in a strong position. The country has long been an attractive offshoring destination – its share of labor-intensive manufacturing exports from emerging markets grew 2.2% between 2014 and 2017. It could accelerate, especially if companies increase efforts to diversify their supply chain in the wake of the pandemic. A McKinsey survey of fashion sourcing executives published last month supports this view, with 24% of respondents saying they expect to see an increase in production in Vietnam – more than any other location in Asia. … [Read more...] about Emerging from the pandemic, Vietnam must position itself for recovery
The trend of large corporations outsourcing operations to reduce expenses and increase market share is nothing new. Two significant changes were the way that companies relocated their factories and the way that countries managed to attract capital inflows. With the government’s accession to the World Trade Organization, competitive costs and receptive investment environment have made Vietnam an ideal location for investors seeking to reduce costs and diversify supply chains. … [Read more...] about American groups make progress across Vietnam