Hanoi (VNA) – The world’s largest electronic component and computer manufacturer Foxconn is moving some iPad and MacBook assembly to Vietnam from China at the request of Apple Inc, Reuters quoted a person with knowledge of the plan as saying. The production lines are expected to come into operation in Vietnam in 2021. According to Bloomberg, Apple’s partners have ramped up iPhone production capacity in India, and companies that assemble AirPods have added some assembly lines in Vietnam. Foxconn announced 270 million USD of new investments earlier this week, which a person familiar with the company’s operations said was for Vietnam. “This would be done to help Apple diversify production away from China and reduce the impact of the US-China trade war. Firms located in Taiwan such as Foxconn are also concerned about the trade war and are working out ways to move production out of China and into Vietnam, Mexico, and India,” according to … [Read more...] about Int’l media: Some Apple production to be shifted to Vietnam
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Da Nang (VNA) - The Da Nang Business Incubator (DNES), in cooperation with the Accelerator Lab (AccLab) in Vietnam, which is also part of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) global network of 90 AccLabs, has launched the Da Nang Circular Economy Hub and Boot Camp to support innovative projects in the city and central Vietnam. The hub, which debuted in the city on November 11, aims to help talented people with innovative projects in improving solid waste treatment and promoting sustainable consumption in communities in central Vietnam. The Da Nang Circular Economy will select environmental ‘messengers’ to join green avenger programmes within the framework of the Da Nang Economic Circulation Network project. It is estimated that between now and 2050, the total amount of solid waste in urban areas worldwide will increase by about 70 percent, while the amount of plastic waste dumped into the sea would overtake the number of fish. Sitara Syed, UNDP Deputy … [Read more...] about UNDP helps Da Nang build circular economy hub
"Diego Maradona is an outstanding footballer who won the World Cup 1986 in Mexico for Argentina. His death is a very sorrowful event, but Maradona will always be a legend in the hearts of football lovers around the world. VFF and the Vietnamese football community share the loss and pain with Maradona’s family and Argentina. We would like to send our prayers to his family...," Hai wrote. … [Read more...] about Vietnam Football Federation condoles Maradona’s death
Yes Vietnamese companies were at a massive advantage thanks to the government’s success in containing the pandemic. But also the best Vietnamese companies and people shone with their exceptional abilities during the crisis. The old fashioned companies with strict inflexible hierarchies and staff saying “tell me what to do” are probably still nervously waiting for things to get back to the old normal. The modern agile companies on the other hand wasted no time and were able to spring into action in March already. Their organisational structures could be realigned fast, with everyone empowered to help with creative solutions. Nobody has ever dealt with a pandemic like this before, so being creative became the most valued skill. … [Read more...] about How the best companies in Vietnam grew during COVID?