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 March 2018] - Human resource training, especially the development of high-quality human resources, will be critical to meeting the demands of the fourth industrial revolution, experts say. Trần Tuấn Anh, minister of Industry and Trade (MoIT), said the new revolution has transformed the country’s model of economic growth from one reliant on the exploitation of natural resources and cheap labour to one focusing on the increase of productivity, production efficiency and the competitiveness of economic ...

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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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