On 15 May 2020, the DFDL Employment & Labour Team organized a well-attended webinar on Workforce Restructuring in Cambodia, the Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. Our panel of experts comprised Marion Carles-Salmon (Head of Regional Employment and Labor Practice), Tran Thi Vu Hanh (Partner), Kraisorn Rueangkul (Partner), Nishant Choudhary (Partner), Samnangvathana Sor (Senior Consultant, Cambodia), Standré Bezuidenhout (Senior...
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In 2019 and early 2020 Dr Yangbin Chen and Dr Yi-Han Lin conducted a trail-blazing oral history research project in Melbourne and Sydney. They interviewed community leaders, mainly ethnic Chinese from Vietnam, many of whom were once “boat people” who had fled to Australia during the late 1970s to early 1990s. After resettling, they pioneered the building of Mazu Temples and spreading Mazu culture.
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Twenty one Japanese high school students and others are scheduled to visit Vietnam from January 10 to 18, 2020 as part of the Japan’s Friendship Ties Programs “JENESYS 2019” promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).
As one of the fastest growing economies in ASEAN, Vietnam has a seemingly endless wish list for infrastructure. Currently, just 20 per cent of the country’s national roads are paved, and a recently approved plan to build a 1,372km north-south highway by 2030 is estimated to cost $14bn.
China outbound M&A activities came to a freeze in the second quarter, dragging outbound dealmaking to USD 20.4bn (114 deals) in 1H19, recording the lowest value since 2011 amid uncertainty from the escalating trade war. Even Europe, the all-time most popular destination, saw less Chinese interest with a 64% decrease in deal value in 1H19.