Despite tremendous improvements in the last few decades, the environment to do business in Vietnam, 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 in the local contexts. Born ...

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[4 June 2018] — Female labourers in Việt Nam face gender discrimination in work and life, according to a recent report published by the Network of Actions for Migrant Workers (M.net). Several employers deliberately recruit either only male candidates, or female ones that have already had children so that they will not have to pay them their birth allowance, the report said. A recent study conducted by the network shows that despite having the same qualifications and job levels, the average income ...

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Prepared by Economica Vietnam, the “White Paper – Disaster Risks, Climate Change, and Responses of Vietnamese Businesses” explores the potential impacts of climate change and natural disasters on Vietnamese businesses and the economy, analyzes how businesses can respond to climate change and the potential opportunities it brings, all while stressing the importance of the case that government agencies, donors, and other stake holders should continue to support businesses in tackling the climate change ...

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