Google moves Pixel 4a and Pixel 5 production to Vietnam due to Coronavirus outbreak: Report

Google and Microsoft are moving production of Pixel and Surface products respectively to Vietnam. The shift in production is due to US-China trade war and outbreak of novel Coronavirus.

  • Updated: March 2, 2020 12:46 PM IST
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Google and Microsoft have reportedly shifted production from China to Vietnam. The search giant has shifted production to build ‘Made in Vietnam’ Pixel smartphones. The decision reportedly came due to worsening novel Coronavirus outbreak. Google Pixel 4a, likely to be the next low-cost device, is set to begin production as soon as April. The production of this device is said to begin at a facility in northern Vietnam. According to Nikkei Asian Review, Thailand might become another beneficiary of this change in production. Tiếp tục đọc “Google moves Pixel 4a and Pixel 5 production to Vietnam due to Coronavirus outbreak: Report”

Samsung Starts Building $220 Million R&D Center in Vietnam

By March 2, 2020

HANOI — Samsung Electronics has started building a $220 million research and development center in Vietnam, the South Korean tech giant’s local unit said on Monday.

But a ground-breaking ceremony, scheduled for this past Saturday, was canceled because of a virus outbreak that led to travel restrictions on South Koreans, Hong Sun, the vice chairman of Korea Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam, told Reuters.

A Samsung Electronics spokeswoman confirmed the cancellation, but did not provide any other details.

Construction of the center in Hanoi will be completed by the end of 2022, Samsung Vietnam said in a statement, adding that the center will employ between 2,200 and 3,000 people.

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Market to Watch: Vietnam Offshore Wind

Offshore wind is primed to become an optimal source of power reserve for Vietnam’s energy system. Its various advantages such as a high scalability, predictability flexibility, and of course its low environmental impact mean that this renewable energy technology can be used to stabilise and decarbonise Vietnam’s electricity system.
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Vì sao Bộ Chính trị khuyến khích tư nhân đầu tư lĩnh vực năng lượng?

07:07 03/03/2020

Theo các chuyên gia, đầu tư vào ngành năng lượng yêu cầu lượng vốn khổng lồ, nếu chỉ có Nhà nước thì không thể theo kịp, ảnh hưởng đến an ninh năng lượng và sự phát triển bền vững.

Ngày 11/2, Tổng bí thư, Chủ tịch nước Nguyễn Phú Trọng thay mặt Bộ Chính trị ký ban hành Nghị quyết về định hướng chiến lược phát triển năng lượng quốc gia của Việt Nam đến năm 2030, tầm nhìn đến năm 2045. Tiếp tục đọc “Vì sao Bộ Chính trị khuyến khích tư nhân đầu tư lĩnh vực năng lượng?”