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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[20 March 2024] — Vietnam has ranked in the top five favourite investment destinations among Asia's emerging and developing economies, according to the Global Opportunity Index. The US' Milken Institute released the Global Opportunity Index (GOI) on March 5. The GOI remains a strong predictor of capital movements 10 years after its inception. The index alone explains 64.7 per cent of the variation in per capita foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows and 51.7 per cent of per capita portfolio inflows ...

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According to ILO, informal employment refers to ‘all employment arrangements that do not provide individuals with legal or social protection through their work, thereby leaving them more exposed to economic risk’. Informal employment refers to jobs, whether in the formal or informal sector, that are not covered by labour regulation, taxation, social protection or other employment benefits. The term informal economy workers refers to those who hold informal employment. According to the General Statistics ...

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