PM Nguyen Tan Dung just introduces an article titled "Rapid and sustainable development - The kernel in Vietnam's socio-economic development strategy." The following is the entire content of the article. I The conception sustainable development was coined in early 1980s and was popularized in 1987, generally meaning the development that "meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."1 This process must ensure a close, proper and harmonious combination of three constituent parts: environmental sustainability, economic sustainability and socio-political sustainability Over the past two decades, internationally, sustainable development has received greater and greater attention, becoming a demand for global development. A number of summits have focused their discussions on this topic and introduced many important related documents. In Vietnam, the viewpoint of rapid and sustainable development was adopted quite early and … [Read more...] about Rapid and sustainable development – The kernel in Vietnam’s socio-economic development strategy
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From the iPad Mini to big labor issues in China, 2012 was not a slow one for Apple. CNET spotlights five of the biggest happenings for the year. Instead, tech historians will likely look back at 2012 as one of the company's most transformative years. A time where we saw some of the first pieces of a post-Jobs Apple begin to take shape. Five key news events marked Apple's 2012, from products to company controversy. Editor's note: This is the first in a series of stories chronicling the top five events during 2012 for a handful of major technology companies, and technology categories. In the coming days CNET will also recap major events for Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, and others. This legal war began in 2011 when Apple sued the South Korean technology giant. But 2012 was the banner year for the fight as those lawsuits went to trial in a Northern California court. The three-week-long trial provided hours upon hours of testimony from witnesses on both sides. … [Read more...] about Apple: Top 5 events from 2012
Local buyers need to collect evidence and officially report their complaints if they want to challenge businesses that rip people off, said consumer advocates. Inspectors test a gas pump suspected of incorrectly displaying fuel volumes in the northern province of Bac Giang … [Read more...] about Evidence first defense against unfair firms: consumer group
Leading experts and business executives gaze into their crystal ball in this two-part prognosis. Consumers at Lotte Mart in Ho Chi Minh City's District 7. Businesses depending on exports will find it difficult to survive in 2009 but those depending on the local market will remain in good shape, experts said. … [Read more...] about What does 2009 hold for economy and businesses?
Experts: Foreign employment rule also impacts on local firms By Mong Binh - The Saigon Times Daily Oliver Massmann (L) of Duane Morris Vietnam and Nguyen Hong Ha of VCCI at the business luncheon entitled “Update on Decree 46 - The Future of Work Permits for Foreigners” in HCMC on Wednesday - Photo: Mong Binh HCMC - Experts representing companies and foreign business groups in Vietnam on Wednesday repeated their concerns over a Government decree which they said would make life hard for both foreign and local employers when it came to hiring foreign employees. Effective on August 1, Decree 46/2011/ND-CP on recruitment and management of foreign employees also affected local firms employing foreigners, as Nguyen Hong Ha, deputy general director of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) in HCMC, said at a business luncheon in the city on Wednesday. Ha was one of the two speakers at the event entitled “Update on Decree 46 - The Future of Work Permits for … [Read more...] about Experts: Foreign employment rule also impacts on local firms