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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[14 Feb 2023] — The scale of Vietnam's digital economy could hit $50 billion by 2050, of which, e-commerce will be the most important contributor. On the afternoon of February 10, the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment cooperated with Lazada Vietnam to organise a seminar -- "Digital economy and sustainable development: Opportunities and challenges in the new context.”

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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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