Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: AustraliaBrunei...Industries: Commodities & Trade Medical & Health
Indonesia – Recent Google mobility reports show that visits to retail and recreation locations are down 12 percent on pre-pandemic levels. Similar contractions are reported for transit stations (–15 percent) and workplaces (–12 percent). Forecasts for Indonesia agree that 2021 will see a weak recovery followed by a firmer recovery in 2022. Retail sales are reported as falling 16.4 percent in the year to February 2021 after an 11.9 percent drop...
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: VietnamIndustries: Clean EnergyPower/UtilitiesServices: Legal
Decision No. 13/2020/QD-TTg issued by the Prime Minister of Vietnam on encouraging mechanisms for solar power development in Vietnam, dated 6 April 2020 (“Decision 13”) prescribed feed-in tariffs which expired on 31 December 2020.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: BruneiIndonesia...Industries: Banking & FinanceInformation Technology
COVID-19 has thrust the world into recession, which as a result akin to a domino effect, has led to rapid and accelerated change. Most notably, industries have pivoted online as we hurtle headlong into an increasingly digitalized society. In response to extended lockdowns, society has become more reliant on technology than it has ever been.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: VietnamServices: Legal
On 20 November 2019, the National Assembly of Vietnam adopted the new Labor Code No. 45/2019/QH14 (“Labor Code 2019”) which will replace the current Labor Code 2012 (No. 10/2012/QH13 of the National Assembly of Vietnam dated 18 June 2012). The Labor Code 2019 will take effect on 1 January 2021 and revises and supplements several provisions across all chapters of the currently in force Labor Code 2012. This includes the recommendation for all...
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: CambodiaLaos...Services: Legal
DFDL’s Employment Practice is dedicated to advising clients on employment and labor issues throughout Southeast and South Asia and preparing human resources documentation that is fully compliant with local laws.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: VietnamIndustries: Real Estate & ConstructionBanking & Finance
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) issued a Circular on 13 March 2020 regulating restructuring by credit institutions and foreign bank branches of debt repayment terms, exemptions/reductions of interest and fees and more in attempts to soften the impacts of Covid-19 on the Vietnamese economy.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: CambodiaLaos...Industries: Medical & HealthServices: Employment & Immigration
On 15 May 2020, the DFDL Employment & Labour Team organized a well-attended webinar on Workforce Restructuring in Cambodia, the Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. Our panel of experts comprised Marion Carles-Salmon (Head of Regional Employment and Labor Practice), Tran Thi Vu Hanh (Partner), Kraisorn Rueangkul (Partner), Nishant Choudhary (Partner), Samnangvathana Sor (Senior Consultant, Cambodia), Standré Bezuidenhout (Senior...
Content Types: GuideRegions & Countries: VietnamServices: Investment Promotion
DFDL is pleased to announce the publication of the Vietnam Investment Guide - 2020 Edition.
Content Types: EventRegions & Countries: AustraliaChina...Industries: Art & CultureEducation
In 2019 and early 2020 Dr Yangbin Chen and Dr Yi-Han Lin conducted a trail-blazing oral history research project in Melbourne and Sydney. They interviewed community leaders, mainly ethnic Chinese from Vietnam, many of whom were once “boat people” who had fled to Australia during the late 1970s to early 1990s. After resettling, they pioneered the building of Mazu Temples and spreading Mazu culture.
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Issuance of green debt doubles in Southeast Asia USD7.8bn in 2019 from USD4.1bn in 2018