Vietnam still slow to offer public services online: CIEM Business

Vietnam still slow to offer public services online: CIEM

The number of Vietnamese public administrative services that have been made available online is still low, even after five years of implementing Resolution No.19 on the improvement of the business climate, said Director of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) Nguyen Dinh Cung.
Firms demand specialised customs inspection reform Business

Firms demand specialised customs inspection reform

The Government’s Resolution 19 on improving the business climate and national competitiveness passed four years ago has helped improve the business environment significantly, but there remain shortcomings in its enforcement, especially in terms of specialised inspections at the customs sector.
Agriculture administrative procedures to go online in Q1 Society

Agriculture administrative procedures to go online in Q1

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ha Cong Tuan has asked relevant agencies to speed up the ministry’s online public services, making all agriculture administrative procedures available online by the end of next month.
Legal documents revised to accord with TPP Business

Legal documents revised to accord with TPP

The Ministry of Justice is co-ordinating with relevant ministries and sectors to review domestic legal regulations for necessary revision and supplementation in accordance with stipulations in TPP.
User feedback improves public service Society

User feedback improves public service

Most people interviewed in a recent survey said that only 50 percent of rest rooms at hospitals in Vinh Phuc, Phu Tho, Thanh Hoa and Binh Dinh provinces were satisfactory.
Over 31,000 patients receive methadone treatment Society

Over 31,000 patients receive methadone treatment

As many as 31,162 patients are receiving methadone treatments nationwide, up 6,621 patients from the end of 2014 and reaching 38 percent of the target, according to the Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control under the Ministry of Health (MoH).
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Nam Dinh strives to lure investment

More than 60 investors and representatives from apparel companies and financial institutes from different countries gathered in a workshop held in northern Nam Dinh provnce on June 27 to discuss policies to attract investment to the locality and its Rang Dong Garment and Textile Industrial Zone.
Vietnam, Malta cooperate in intercountry adoption Politics

Vietnam, Malta cooperate in intercountry adoption

Vietnam’s Ministry of Justice and Malta’s Ministry of Family and Social Solidarity inked in Hanoi on June 27 a Memorandum of Understanding on the application of administrative formalities in intercountry adoption.