Scholz seeks closer economic ties in Vietnam
14 November 2022 | 3:53 pm
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is heading to Indonesia for the G20 summit. On the way, Scholz made a stop in Hanoi for talks on forging closer economic links with Vietnam.
We look at reactions in the British papers after PM Boris Johnson survives a no-confidence vote. Also, the girl who inspired one of the Vietnam War's defining photos speaks out, 50 years after the picture was taken. Meanwhile, we look at the worrying disappearance of a longtime correspondent for the Guardian and his colleague in a part of the Amazon rainforest notorious for illegal mining and drug trafficking. Finally, we find out why punctuality is making a comeback.
A combination of geopolitical tensions and higher costs are pushing large firms to look for alternative production sites. Vietnam's strong economic performance in recent years has drawn the attention of European firms.
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