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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[12 May 2017] – Currently, complicated procedures and regulations have become a barrier preventing domestic private investment from pouring into large-scale power plants. According to Ngo Quoc Hoi, general director of An Khanh Thermal Power Joint Stock Company, the procedures of basic construction investment and investment policies for power plants overlap. In particular, the National Power Development Plan for the period 2011-2020 with vision to 2030 (Power Development Plan 7 – PDP 7), which was ...

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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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