Both foreign and local companies in various industries continue to grapple with labor shortages as they aim to expand activities in a recovering economy.
Google will make its Pixel smartphones in Vietnam for the first time in 2023 as part of efforts to reduce risks and dependence on China, a Taiwanese publication reported.
Vietnam is becoming a new manufacturing hub outside of China for many first-tier IT companies.
Many seasonal workers don’t have labor contracts despite lasting working durations, preventing them from accessing benefits like social insurance or sick pay.
Apple suppliers and other businesses fleeing China-US tension hire bilingual talent
Despite challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam remains an attractive location for manufacturers that seek relocation from China, and it is gaining advantages with the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement taking effect.
An Indian company plans to invest US$10-12 billion in building a pharmaceutical industrial park in the northern province of Hai Duong.
There were two events at the end of 2021 that left a strong impression on me and motivated me to write this.
The competition to become the main player in the production of EVs in Southeast Asia is starting to heat up.
Vietnam was once regarded as a success story in containing Covid-19, reporting only a handful of daily cases for the entire first year of the pandemic.
Last week, popular Danish toymaker Lego Group announced plans to build a new manufacturing operation in Vietnam, signed through a Memorandum of Understanding with Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park Joint Venture Company Limited (VSIP).
Le fabricant de jouets danois Lego va construire une usine au Vietnam afin de répondre à la demande en Asie.
Factories in Vietnam are struggling for staff after many migrant workers returned home when a coronavirus lockdown that had kept them in Ho Chi Minh City for months last year was eased, a partner at venture capital firm Cento Ventures…
After overcoming its worst Covid-19 wave, Vietnam, one of the world’s biggest manufacturers, is having problems reactivating the industry around its economic capital, as hundreds of thousands of workers have recently left for good over fear of the virus.
The impact of prolonged factory shutdowns in Vietnam is likely going to be worse than retailers have planned for, according to analysts at BofA Securities. BofA cited a number of reasons for its predictions, including the fact that the reopening…
Footwear maker PouYuen Vietnam, the largest employer in HCMC, faces a shortage of workers after 6 percent quit due to Covid-19 restrictions and resultant problems.
Vietnamese and French partners have signed 29 agreements worth billions of dollars during PM Pham Minh Chinh’s official visit to France.
About 200 contracted factories that make sportswear for Nike Inc (NKE.N) across Vietnam have resumed operations after months of COVID-19 suspension, the government said on Wednesday, as it races to get its key manufacturing sector back on track.
Many companies reported their first or highest quarterly losses in the third quarter as the fourth Covid-19 wave caused sales to plunge and costs to surge.
The Southeast Asian nation is slowly emerging from months of lockdown but has plenty of challenges yet.
At 1:30 a.m. Hai left the line of colleagues waiting to take a shower, giving up after five hours of waiting.
Nike Inc’s updates to its full-year sales outlook on Thursday will likely answer that pressing question for Wall Street as the world’s largest sportswear maker deals with unprecedented supply challenges ahead of the holiday season.
Seven textile companies in southern Tien Giang Province have sought priority Covid-19 vaccination of their workers to enable them to resume production.
Samsung is set to expand its plant in the northern province of Bac Ninh this year to increase its production capacity of foldable devices.
The Delta variant is causing havoc in Ho Chi Minh City, disrupting business and supply chains of global brands.
Binh Duong province is the country’s second-largest recipient of accumulated foreign direct investment after nearby Ho Chi Minh City. The government expects 50,000 new cases there in the next fortnight. The government allowed factories in industrial zones to stay open…