The supply of computer science grads in Vietnam is not keeping up with demand. Attracting new students who wouldn’t otherwise be exposed to science and technology is a major emphasis for those trying to grow the talent pool.
Vietnamese rescuers battled on Wednesday to free 12 workers trapped in a tunnel that collapsed during construction of a hydropower plant and said it could take days to get past entrenched mud, sand and debris as water levels rose.
Using the Internet in Ho Chi Minh City after a stay in China last summer was like stepping from a tangled jungle path onto a paved highway. Gmail reacted instantly to every click in Vietnam’s financial center and I could post freely to Facebook....
Although many are familiar with the moniker made in China, Vietnam has become a major center of manufacturing in recent years. It has become especially attractive as wages in China have risen making manufacturing there more expensive.