US semiconductor manufacturers survey Vietnam opportunities

US semiconductor manufacturers survey Vietnam opportunities

Vietnam was one of the destinations for US semiconductor manufacturers to survey in a fact-finding tour of Southeast Asia.
Vietnam and Korea sign 16 agreements worth $15 billion

Vietnam and Korea sign 16 agreements worth $15 billion

16 MoUs on corporation and investment agreements worth $15 billion were signed in the framework of the Vietnam – Korea Business Forum on December 6.
LG to invest additional $4 billion in Vietnam

LG to invest additional $4 billion in Vietnam

LG Corporation will invest an additional $4 billion in Vietnam and plans to make the nation its production hub for smartphone camera products.
Promoting Vietnam-South Korea cooperation in the tech sphere

Promoting Vietnam-South Korea cooperation in the tech sphere

On November 28, Vietnam Investment Review will hold an event titled “Technological Investment Cooperation between Vietnam and South Korea”.
Haiphong reaps sweet fruit from investment promotion event in South Korea

Haiphong reaps sweet fruit from investment promotion event in South Korea

Haiphong People’s Committee granted the investment registration certificate for three projects following an investment promotion conference in South Korea.
RoK firms expand investment in research and development in Vietnam

RoK firms expand investment in research and development in Vietnam

Leading enterprises from the Republic of Korea (RoK) including Samsung Electronics, Naver and Revu Corporation have further promoted investment in research and development (R&D) centres in Vietnam to fully tap high-quality and low-cost human resources.
Vietnam: ideal destination for global tech giants

Vietnam: ideal destination for global tech giants

Vietnam is again in the spotlight after Apple’s move to shift production activities to this Southeast Asian country, according to TRT World page of Turkish Radio and Television Corporation.
RoK tech giant pushes for 9-bln-USD battery supply chain project in Indonesia

RoK tech giant pushes for 9-bln-USD battery supply chain project in Indonesia

A consortium from the Republic of Korea (RoK) led by LG has signed an initial agreement with Indonesia's state-run companies to push for a project worth around 9 billion USD to establish an electric vehicle battery supply chain in the Southeast Asian country, a LG unit said on April 18.
Haiphong named on map of Vietnam's billion-dollar FDI projects in 2021

Haiphong named on map of Vietnam's billion-dollar FDI projects in 2021

Despite a harsh downturn in FDI capital inflows, Haiphong has maintained growing capital inflows and was one of the provinces securing a billion-dollar project.
Haiphong attracts $1.4 billion of FDI in first seven months

Haiphong attracts $1.4 billion of FDI in first seven months

In the first seven months, Haiphong lured in nearly $1.4 billion in FDI and VND3.48 trillion ($151.3 million) of domestic investment capital.
Tech giants praying to avoid financial hit

Tech giants praying to avoid financial hit

Vietnam’s electronics industry has been affected by the pandemic, a trend that could increase global chip shortages and lower electronics output.
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.
LG Electronics to convert Haiphong smartphone production line to home appliances

LG Electronics to convert Haiphong smartphone production line to home appliances

LG is converting overseas smartphone manufacturing capacity into home appliances. The conversion will also take place at the group's Haiphong factory.
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.
Electronics conglomerates hoping for further incentives

Electronics conglomerates hoping for further incentives

Vietnam’s attraction of overseas electronics and technology conglomerates cannot be overlooked. However, as the government is focusing on long-term acceleration of research and development and incentives for this sector, a shift from merely manufacturing to creating may soon take place among foreign-invested enterprises.
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