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Forum looks to scale up business solutions to sustainability challenges
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Forum looks to scale up business solutions to sustainability challenges

NDO/VNA - The Vietnam Corporate Sustainability Forum 2017 took place in Hanoi on October 10, seeking to scale up business solutions to sustainability challenges.

Vietnamese exporters face compliance challenges from US market
Business

Vietnamese exporters face compliance challenges from US market

NDO - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent 32 warning letters to Vietnamese exporters in the first seven months of 2017. During the 2009-2017 period, the number of warnings totalled nearly

Transitioning: joys and challenges for trans people
Travel

Transitioning: joys and challenges for trans people

En Vnexpress - Clemence Zamora-Cruz was just six years old when she realized she wanted to change her gender.

Award-winning Singapore cartoonist challenges history
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Award-winning Singapore cartoonist challenges history

En Vnexpress - The story questions the official narrative hammered into citizens of the tightly-controlled city-state from a young age.

Medical emergencies pose a whole host of new challenges in outer space
Science

Medical emergencies pose a whole host of new challenges in outer space

Yahoo News As humanity prepares for manned missions to Mars within the next decade, physicians here on Earth are preparing for some of the medical challenges these pioneering astronauts will face.

Revolution 4.0 challenges Asian countries seeking inclusive growth
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Revolution 4.0 challenges Asian countries seeking inclusive growth

Vietnamnet - The optimism appears justified given that 95 per cent of the Asia’s population now lives in middle-income economies, while as recently as the 1990s, more than 90 per cent of Asians

Industrial revolution poses challenges to APEC economies
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Industrial revolution poses challenges to APEC economies

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA - The globalisation process and the fourth industrial revolution is posing big challenges to member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum in general and

Vietnam’s life insurance market faces challenges
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Vietnam’s life insurance market faces challenges

Vietnamnet - Growth in Vietnam’s life insurance market looks impressive at first glance but is coming off a low base while a host of issues linger for insurers.

Vietnam well poised to face growth challenges
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Vietnam well poised to face growth challenges

Vietnamnet - VietNamNet Bridge – Global research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group (OBG) on April 25 launched a comprehensive report on the Vietnamese economy.

Challenges facing e-commerce start-ups in Vietnam
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Challenges facing e-commerce start-ups in Vietnam

Vietnamnet - The recent economic growth rates in Vietnam and the rising young middle income class have garnered much interest among entrepreneurs looking for potential e-commerce opportunities.

Challenges to economic growth target
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Challenges to economic growth target

Nhan dan - NDO – Vietnam’s economy in Q1 recorded the lowest growth rate over the same period during the past two years, reaching only 5.1%. With this increase, according to economic experts, to

VN banks to face interest margin challenges: SSI
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VN banks to face interest margin challenges: SSI

Vietnamnet - Analysts of the Retail Research and Investment Advisory Division at Saigon Securities Incorporation (SSI) have predicted 2017 will be a challenging year for banks to increase their Net

Challenges ahead for King of pangasius
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Challenges ahead for King of pangasius

Vietnamnet - The future looks challenging for Hung Vuong JSC, dubbed “the King of Pangasius,” after the audit of the company’s financial reports showed a big discrepancy between audited and

Vietnamese enterprises to face more challenges without TPP
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Vietnamese enterprises to face more challenges without TPP

Vietnamnet - Mr. Pham Van Thinh, CEO of Deloitte Vietnam, talks about the impact of the US's withdrawal from the TPP and the challenges Vietnamese businesses face in a changing global economy.

Bright prospects for VN steel firms despite challenges
Business

Bright prospects for VN steel firms despite challenges

Vietnamnet - Vietnam’s listed steel companies can achieve higher growth in 2017 despite a volatile and predictable international market if they optimise operations and exploit missing links in the

Central Highlands’ high-tech agriculture development faces challenges
Business

Central Highlands’ high-tech agriculture development faces challenges

Vietnamnet - Weak supply chains and the impacts of climate change are hindering efforts by the Central Highlands to grow into a thriving agricultural hub.

Economic challenges also create opportunities for Vietnam
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Economic challenges also create opportunities for Vietnam

Vietnamnet - Despite facing challenges, Vietnam has great opportunities to sustain its high economic growth rate, a seminar heard in HCM City on March 9.

New challenges call for new measures to boost exports to US
Business

New challenges call for new measures to boost exports to US

Nhan dan - NDO - The US remains the largest market for Vietnamese goods, recording US$6 billion in the first two months of 2017, but due to the bleak outlook of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP),

Actively responding to new challenges for exports
Business

Actively responding to new challenges for exports

Nhan dan - NDO – The world trade’s growth was forecasted to increase in 2017, which is expected to create favourable conditions for Vietnam’s exports activities. However, global economic

Vietnam’s aviation market: high growth, big challenges
Business

Vietnam’s aviation market: high growth, big challenges

Vietnamnet - The Vietnamese aviation sector has become more attractive as well as more challenging as many investors are expressing interest in the market.

Anti-dollarisation efforts face challenges
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Anti-dollarisation efforts face challenges

Vietnamnet - The State Bank of Vietnam’s anti-dollarisation efforts have managed to keep the dong-dollar exchange rate fairly steady for a long time, thus helping stabilise the monetary market.

For Syrian refugees in Lebanon, a drive to build community amid pressing challenges
World

For Syrian refugees in Lebanon, a drive to build community amid pressing challenges

Yahoo News Syrian refugees were pouring into Lebanon in 2014, fleeing the civil war. The United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) and nongovernmental organizations were scrambling to

Challenges in switch to E5 biofuel
Business

Challenges in switch to E5 biofuel

Vietnamnet - A new deadline – January 1, 2018 – has been set for the nation to make a complete switch from the popular RON A92 petrol to biofuel E5, but many obstacles lie in the path of achieving

Low-cost apartment developers face big challenges
Business

Low-cost apartment developers face big challenges

Vietnamnet - The limited supply of low-cost housing has prompted many real estate developers to jump into the market segment.

Some business fields to face big challenges in 2017
Business

Some business fields to face big challenges in 2017

Vietnamnet - The severe weather conditions in the first months of 2016 with drought and saline intrusion dealt a strong blow on Vietnam’s agriculture, leading to minus growth rate of the sector in