Despite tremendous improvements in the last few decades, the environment to do business in Vietnam, the Mekong Region and many Asian countries remain complex and challenging. Social progresses and environment norms in many cases lag far behind the business and economic boom in many of the countries in the region. Inequality is growing and poverty reduction is slowing down. These development issues remain and need to be addressed by innovative and tailor-made solutions which can fit to and work ...

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[27 April 2017] – Businesses may be able to improve earnings and market values if they are able to develop and use intellectual property in efficient ways, officials said at a seminar on 24 April 2017. According to Mai Hà, chairman of the Việt Nam Intellectual Property Association, Vietnamese businesses need to consider measures to protect, manage and implement their intellectual property rights. He said that those actions would help companies perform at the best possible level and avoid costly ...

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3GF Hanoi 2017

A rapid, large-scale transition is needed to sustain global economic growth and build resilient, low-carbon and sustainable societies. A global framework for this transition has been established through the signing of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the conclusion of the landmark Climate Agreement in Paris. Moving forward, the challenge is to raise the level of ambition and speed up implementation. This will require scaling up of existing solutions and identifying new innovative ...

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