Policies to Support Businesses to Overcome the Covid-19 Pandemic: International Experience and Implications for Vietnam (26/11/2021)

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a decrease in demand and disrupted supply chains, directly affecting almost all businesses, especially small and medium enterprises (SMEs). A variety of government policies around the world, from financial to capacity building ones, has been introduced to back them up to avoid bankruptcy and cope with the Covid-19 pandemic.
Author: Phi Vinh Tuong, Vo Thi Minh Le, Nguyen Thi Hong Nga

Citizen’s Participation in State Management in China and Lessons for Vietnam (26/11/2021)

In contemporary politics, the increasing role of citizens in state management reflects the inevitable and objective vogue of the more widespread integration and globalization processes. Chinese citizens’ participation in state management therein significantly impacts several aspects, most notably promoting science, democratization and improving the efficiency of state management. The article clarifies the concept of citizen’s participation in state management, provides updates about the current situation in China and draws some lessons for Vietnam.
Author: Truong Thi Thu Trang

US Indo-Pacific Strategy: From Donald Trump to Joe Biden (26/11/2021)

Over the past decades, great powers, typically the United States, have consistently pursued strategies to enhance their influence and protect their national interests in the Indo-Pacific, a crucial geopolitical and geostrategic region. In late 2017, as US President, Donald Trump announced the Indo-Pacific strategy which centered on containing the rise of China and maintaining America’s No.1 status. In January 2021, Joe Biden took over from Donald Trump after his four-year tenure and followed the same strategy. The paper aims to explore differences between the two presidents’ strategic approaches to the Indo-Pacific to explicate the new adjustments in the US foreign policy to the region.
Author: Tran Thi Thanh

“Taiwan’s Productivity 4.0 Plan” and Suggestions for Vietnam (26/11/2021)

The Forth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) has been identified as the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. Despite its new emergence, it has changed various aspects of social life in the world, and Taiwan is no exception. Taiwanese government has promptly devised new strategies as well as policies in line with Industry 4.0 and initially achieved remarkable results. The article presents the core of Taiwan’s strategy on promoting Industry 4.0, particularly the “Productivity 4.0 Plan”, thereby analyzing its achievements as well as challenges and making some suggestions for Vietnam.
Author: Phan Thi Diem Huyen

Digital Training in Higher Education: International Experience and Implications for Vietnam (26/11/2021)

Education promotion in general, access to digital training in higher education in particular, fundamentally facilitates sustainable development of education in the future. The Industrial Revolution 4.0 characterized by the recent digital transformation contributes to redefining higher education institutions. The article indicates that converting higher education to digital training shall make a breakthrough in promoting higher education in terms of two aspects, namely, further access by learners; and better quality of training by taking advantage of technology. It thereby presents some initial experiences in digital transformation in higher education of Korea and Singapore, and offers policy recommendations to accelerate this process in Vietnam.
Author: Dang Thi Thu Giang

Overview of Job Security: Concepts, Roles, Influencing Factors and Solutions (26/11/2021)

The paper provides international and Vietnamese literature review on job security, which consists of empirical studies over the past 20 years and theoretical works from the 60s of the 20th century. This review covers analysis on the concept and the role of job security, factors affecting job security to different extents and solutions to ensure job security.
Author: Tran Thi Thanh Tuyen

The Role of Local Cultural Institutions in New Rural Construction in Vietnam Today (26/11/2021)

Over the past years, several aspects of new rural construction in Vietnam have been extensively implemented throughout the country, among which building local cultural institutions deserves one of the key issues to improve local culture and rural innovation. The paper sheds light on the current situation of local cultural institutions and provides some solutions for promoting their role in building new rural areas in Vietnam.
Author: Bui Duc Mau