The success of The Steps Challenge is attributed in part to its ambassadors around the world who voiced their concerns about the issue and called for support. Among those who spoke up were show host and online personality Dustin Phuc Nguyen from Vietnam, ONE Championship athlete Bi Nguyen from the United States, and ONE Featherweight world champion Martin Nguyen from Australia. … [Read more...] about Online challenge raises VND440 million to support education of needy children
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As many manufacturers globally start to rethink their supply chain strategies to address frailties exposed by the pandemic, Vietnam has remained in a strong position. The country has long been an attractive offshoring destination – its share of labor-intensive manufacturing exports from emerging markets grew 2.2% between 2014 and 2017. It could accelerate, especially if companies increase efforts to diversify their supply chain in the wake of the pandemic. A McKinsey survey of fashion sourcing executives published last month supports this view, with 24% of respondents saying they expect to see an increase in production in Vietnam – more than any other location in Asia. … [Read more...] about Emerging from the pandemic, Vietnam must position itself for recovery
By international standards, Vietnam’s response to Covid-19 was early and drastic. The opposite end of the spectrum is represented by Sweden, which did not have a lockdown or even close its schools. While there is something to be said for keeping a country’s economy and education system running, Sweden did suffer 5,280 Covid-19 deaths. The question of which approach produces the best result will no doubt be the subject of research and continued public interest. … [Read more...] about How did Vietnam dodge Covid-19?
Addressing the event, former State President Truong Tan Sang applauded the Clean Water for Schools and STF-Pham Phu Thu scholarships programs for their contributions to supporting disadvantaged students and hoped the programs will be expanded to many other cities and provinces in the future. … [Read more...] about Novaland, STF bring clean water, scholarships to Binh Thuan students
According to Lieutenant General Doan Duy Khuong, director of Hanoi Department of Public Security, predatory loans are to blame for a rise in illegal debt collection activities. Abusive or predatory lending – whether undertaken by creditors, mortgage brokers, or home improvement contractors – may involve fraud or deception, manipulating borrowers through aggressive sales tactics, or taking unfair advantage of a borrower’s lack of understanding about loan terms. … [Read more...] about Predatory debt collectors hustling on borrowed time