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Vietnam might be one of the only coronavirus winners

It’s hard to say what’s more impressive: that Vietnam, a country of almost 100 million people neighboring China reported zero total COVID deaths, or that the government expects the country’s economy to grow by 5% during this massive global recession.

Oh, and last Sunday (14th of June), Vietnam had no new cases of coronavirus, essentially squashing the first wave of infections.


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Investors consider Việt Nam a safe investment destination after COVID-19

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc delivers his speech at the meeting. VNA/VNS Photo Thống Nhất.

HÀ NỘI — Many investors consider Việt Nam a safe investment destination with a lot of advantages after the COVID-19 pandemic is pushed back, heard a Government meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc in Hà Nội on Friday.
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Coronavirus: Vietnam upbeat about economic recovery

Despite a global economic crisis and likely recession in some of its neighboring countries, Vietnam aims for an economic growth of 5% this year. The ambitious goal was announced by Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc during a recent online conference with thousands of foreign and local business representatives.

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Apple has moved some AirPods Pro manufacturing from China to Vietnam

‘Assembled in Vietnam’ messages now appear on some AirPods charging cases.

Some Apple AirPods Pro cases now say the headphones are assembled in Vietnam, according to a Twitter user, multiple reports on the MacRumors forums, and one Verge staffer who recently purchased a pair, indicating the company may be reducing its reliance on Chinese manufacturing (via MacRumors). Typically, AirPods Pro units contain a message on the back of the case that says the device was assembled in China.
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Panasonic to move appliance production from Thailand to Vietnam

Factory near Bangkok will be shuttered in cost-cutting effort.

OSAKA -- Panasonic will shut down a large appliance factory outside Bangkok as early as this fall and consolidate production to a larger facility in Vietnam for greater efficiency, Nikkei has learned.

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