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Vietnam To Evacuate 80,000 Tourists From Da Nang After Three Residents Contract COVID-19

Vietnam To Evacuate 80,000 Tourists From Da Nang After Three Residents Contract COVID-19

Vietnam is evacuating 80,000 people — mostly local tourists — from the popular resort city of Da Nang after three residents tested positive for coronavirus, the government said. Vietnamese authorities are rushing to nip a potential new outbreak in the bud after the Southeast Asian nation recorded its first locally-transmitted case of Covid-19 in 100 […]

Robot Factories Could Threaten Jobs Of Millions Of Garment Workers

Robot Factories Could Threaten Jobs Of Millions Of Garment Workers

The jobs of nearly 90% of garment and footwear workers in Cambodia and Vietnam are at risk from automated assembly lines – or “sewbots” – according to a new report from the International Labour Organisation (ILO). There are 9 million people, mostly young women, dependent upon jobs in textiles, garments, and footwear within the Association […]

Obama Lifts U.S. Arms Ban On Vietnam

Obama Lifts U.S. Arms Ban On Vietnam

President Obama has announced that the United States is fully lifting the ban on the sale of military equipment to Vietnam, which has been in place for decades. In a joint news conference with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, Obama said that the removal of the ban on lethal weapons was part of a deeper […]