Hanoi, Viet Nam - Socialist Republic of
TO GO WITH FEATURE MANUFACTURING-VIETNAM-DVD.
A staff member of Vietnam's Tien Dat Electronics Co, which means
"Success Move Forward", loads boxes of DVD players and other equipment
onto the motorcycle of a customer in Hanoi, June 30, 2003. The company
has leapt ahead of foreign made labels by offering locally assembled
DVD players 30% cheaper than imported brands, capturing a third of the
local market for the products. TO GO WITH FEATURE