Online use of public services continues to rise in HCM City Society

Online use of public services continues to rise in HCM City

Concerns related to information security, complex administrative procedures and lack of transparency in processing applications mean many individuals and organisations are still reluctant to use online public services in Ho Chi Minh City, local authorities said.
State Audit plays crucial role in PPP projects: experts Business

State Audit plays crucial role in PPP projects: experts

Experts and managers discussed solutions to improve the quality and efficiency of auditing public-private partnership (PPP) projects during a conference themed “PPP projects and the role of the State Audit” held by the State Audit of Vietnam (SAV) in Hanoi on March 3.
M&A value reaches 5.43 billion USD in seven months Business

M&A value reaches 5.43 billion USD in seven months

The value of the merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in Vietnam reached 5.43 billion USD in the first seven months of this year, according to data released on July 23 by the AVM Vietnam, a co-organiser of the Vietnam M&A Forum 2019.
No capital shortages for prioritised sectors: central bank Business

No capital shortages for prioritised sectors: central bank

The banking sector pledged to meet the capital demand for production and business, especially in five prioritised sectors, Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Dao Minh Tu said at a conference connecting enterprises and banks in Hanoi on April 16.
Workers’ income enough to cover expenses: survey Society

Workers’ income enough to cover expenses: survey

Despite formidable challenges, most of the Vietnamese workers said that they are able to cover basic living expenses with average monthly income of 5.53 million VND (237.79 USD), according to a survey released on July 12 by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL).
Wealth inequality drags growth: experts Society

Wealth inequality drags growth: experts

As the world faces a crisis in wealth distribution, some experts doubt if the accumulation of capital will encourage innovation and investment, but instead, lead to multiple tax burdens and increase the gap between rich and poor.
Salary policy reform spotlighted at conference Society

Salary policy reform spotlighted at conference

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue emphasized that salary reform is an urgent demand at a conference in Hanoi on December 13 to discuss experience of the world and Vietnam in renovating salary policies.