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Sustainable development of a nations’ culture is not only a spiritual foundation and a driving force for development, but also a means and method for the nation to move forward rapidly and firmly on the path of development. Pertaining to international experience, this article addresses general issues related to the role of culture in sustainable development in Vietnam and Koreas experience in cultural industry development which includes four main issues: (i) determining the role of the cultural industry in the country’s development; (ii) developing national soft power, building national brands in economic development, protecting cultural values against cultural invasion in the context of integration; (iii) Establishing an appropriate policy system, creating a legal framework to encourage the development of cultural production industries; (iiii) Creating advantages to promote key industries that dominate, and have opportunities for international development and competition.
 Jon Hawkees. The Fourth Pillar of Sustainability: Culture’s Essential Role in Public Planning. The Humanities Publiccation; 2001.