“The tragedy that struck Beirut early in August has saddened us all. We’ve been fortunate that our colleagues in the city are uninjured. Many companies and families were not so lucky," said Siemens Energy CEO Christian Bruch. “We’re in a position to provide fast and uncomplicated assistance to the people of Beirut, and so we feel a responsibility in this situation to help wherever we can. We’re ready to secure a reliable, affordable supply of electricity for the people of Lebanon and help them rebuild their country." … [Read more...] about Siemens supports Lebanon victims in wake of recent tragic catastrophe
Nikkei Asian Review: Samsung Electronics looks to shift production to VN Samsung Electronics will end personal computer production in China as it looks to shift production to Viet Nam to cut costs and remain competitive in the PC business, according to the Nikkei Asian Review. … [Read more...] about How do VN businesses join the global supply chain?
The ninth meeting of the Vietnam - China working group for economic and trade cooperation held online on August 13 Two-way trade maintained stable growth during the first seven months of this year despite COVID-19, while many issues mentioned at the eighth meeting have been solved. Of particular note, four more Vietnamese milk producers gained access to China, while three others Vietnamese companies regained permission to export fish powder. The two countries have also agreed to add the Dong Dang - Pingxiang railway border gates to the list of international border checkpoints where Vietnamese fruit can be exported to China. … [Read more...] about Vietnam, China look for ways to bolster trade
Le Hoang Oanh, Director of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)’s Asia-Africa Market Department, made the proposal during the 9th meeting of the Vietnam - China working group for economic and trade cooperation, which was held in the form of video conferencing for the first time. The meeting is held annually within the framework of the two countries’ Economic and Trade Cooperation Committee to seek ways to resolve problems standing in the way of bilateral economic and trade relations. … [Read more...] about Vietnam, China seek to bolster trade
Despite New Zealand's previous success in containing the virus - with just 22 deaths in a population of five million - Bloomfield said health authorities had always anticipated such a return, even it had taken some people by surprise. … [Read more...] about New Zealand races to track origin of new cluster as cases jump