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The dark side of FDI in Vietnam

A male worker doing the laundry in a neighborhood near an industrial zone in Ho Chi Minh City.

Cheating and overexploitation of workers are among the myriad of negative impacts FDI has had on Vietnam. Large corrugated metal roofs, small corrugated metal roofs and farmland. Satellite images of Tan Vinh Hiep Commune in the southern province of Binh Duong don’t show much more, but on the earth, these …

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Vietnam outpaces China as Adidas’ supplier last year: association

Workers make shoes at a Vietnamese factory.

Vietnam surpassed China as a supplier of footwear for Germany-based Adidas in 2017 in the multinational corporation’s years-long shift of sourcing, according to the latest figures from the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association (LEFASO). In 2017, Vietnam made 44 percent of Adidas’ footwear volume while Chinese factories produced 19 …

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Remittances to Vietnam could fall due to US policies

Overseas remittances to Viet Nam are expected to decline mainly due to global factors. The remittances come to Viet Nam mainly through four channels – banks, currently accounting for 72 per cent, economic organisations, customs agencies, and the postal system. Analysts said they include US President Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant policies, …

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US warns of new hacking spree from group linked to China

The U.S. government on Wednesday warned that a hacking group linked to the Chinese government has launched attacks on technology service providers. The Department of Homeland issued a technical alert for the group, known as cloudhopper, which it said was engaged in cyber espionage and theft of intellectual property, after …

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