Vietnam’s corruption perceptions index improves Society

Vietnam’s corruption perceptions index improves

Vietnam ranks 107th among 180 countries and territories in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2017 released by Transparency International on February 22, a slight improvement from the two previous years.
Vietnam’s shadow economy sparks debate Business

Vietnam’s shadow economy sparks debate

Despite concerns from economic experts about the undetermined scale and scope of Vietnam’s undocumented market transactions, authorities are adamant that the illicit economy is under control and will soon be regulated heavily.
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.
NA Chairwoman meets voters in Can Tho Politics

NA Chairwoman meets voters in Can Tho

NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan met voters from Cai Rang and Ninh Kieu districts in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on December 6 to inform them about the outcomes of the 14 NA’s fourth session.
ILO offers wage reform recommendations to Vietnam Society

ILO offers wage reform recommendations to Vietnam

Specialists from the International Labour Organisation (ILO) on November 8 shared experiences in wage and social insurance issues and gave recommendations to Vietnam’s draft plan for reforming wage, social insurance and benefits for national contributors.
Vietnam, Indonesia step up audit cooperation Business

Vietnam, Indonesia step up audit cooperation

Vietnam and Indonesia will enhance collaboration in operational audits, environmental audits and audit quality management as per a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on public sector auditing cooperation inked between the two national audit agencies on November 5.
Legislators: stable growth requires a roadmap Politics

Legislators: stable growth requires a roadmap

The Government should set out a roadmap in order to ensure economic growth is stable, legislators said on the sidelines of the ongoing fourth sitting of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on October 31.
Government advised to re-define public debt Business

Government advised to re-define public debt

The Government should consider international practices to re-define its public debt in the revised Law on Public Debt Management that is scheduled for submission to the National Assembly late this month.
NA urges caution in amending public investment law Politics

NA urges caution in amending public investment law

Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Phung Quoc Hien has advised caution in amending the Law on Public Investment, saying that adjustments are necessary but must not be made hastily, lest the legal system be disrupted.