Living with Covid

Living with Covid

While numerous countries are re-opening and living with the coronavirus, some still report large numbers of deaths and infections, leading to difficulties in identifying a balance between ensuring health and livelihoods – something Vietnam will also have to contend with.
More effective pandemic bailout actions urged to avoid further trickling support

More effective pandemic bailout actions urged to avoid further trickling support

Despite major solutions already in place to support the public and businesses, lagging implementation seems to be blunting the effect of good intentions.
Revamped decree increasing IZ and EZ potential

Revamped decree increasing IZ and EZ potential

A replacement for Decree No.82/2018/ND-CP on the management of industrial and economic zones is being drafted by the Ministry of Planning and Investment to attract investments, as well as to align with other legal documents.
LG switching older complexities for new?

LG switching older complexities for new?

Amid dented consumer consumption and growing production costs, LG’s move to expand its home appliance production and exit the smartphone sector could present the South Korean conglomerate with new hurdles.
New feed groups attempt to outmuscle top performers

New feed groups attempt to outmuscle top performers

In the fierce competition of animal feed, both local players and their foreign rivals are expanding  performance, with the emergence of several newcomers.
Workers feel brunt of corporate issues

Workers feel brunt of corporate issues

Employees who believe they are being treated unfairly have been encouraged to seek advice regarding their rights as major foreign-invested companies and their workers feel the strain of pandemic-related woes over the past year.
Rumbles of discontent with working conditions at LG

Rumbles of discontent with working conditions at LG

Several former employees of electronics giant LG in Vietnam have spoken out about workplace mistreatment after allegedly having personal property seized and suffering from altercations with other workers.
Show’s almost over for TV brands in popularity contest

Show’s almost over for TV brands in popularity contest

Fierce competition in the market is seemingly destroying the prospects of well-known Japanese TV brands like Sharp and Toshiba, as their popularity plunges and availability in some showrooms becomes scarcer.
ASF vaccine on track for unveiling

ASF vaccine on track for unveiling

The government is placing its faith in a commercial vaccine to African swine fever being available perhaps as soon as the end of the second quarter this year, but issues of cost and safety will linger for some time yet.
High-tech facility no paltry boost to poultry exports

High-tech facility no paltry boost to poultry exports

Vietnam is a step closer to its ambition to become a major branded poultry food producer and exporter with integrating large-scale modern husbandry with high technology with the unveiling of a key processing venture.
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