Society

Intellectual rights law ‘crucial' for competition

The effective protection of intellectual property (IP) rights would encourage innovation, healthy competition and development in Vietnam , experts said at a two-day seminar entitled "Intellectual Property Rights and Vietnam 's Deep Integration into the World Economy".
Business

NA scrutinises State corporations

The country’s 90 State-owned groups and corporations contributed 40 percent of the national GDP from 2006-08, but inefficient management of capital and State assets has reduced their productive potential.