Measurement of admin procedure reform needed: Experts Business

Measurement of admin procedure reform needed: Experts

Criteria to measure the efficiency of the administrative procedure reform must be set up to improve business climate, experts said at a conference held by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) in Ho Chi Minh City on April 19.
Regional legislatures called to do more in climate change response Environment

Regional legislatures called to do more in climate change response

The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) symposium for Asia-Pacific wrapped up in Ho Chi Minh City on May 13, calling on legislatures to take stronger actions to cope with climate change, via promoting their legislative and supervisory role and increasing regional and international cooperation.
Handbook helps banks weigh projects Business

Handbook helps banks weigh projects

The State Bank of Vietnam has coordinated with the IFC to prepare a handbook on social and environmental risk assessment for 10 economic sectors serving credit operations of commercial banks.
Transparency essential to real estate growth Business

Transparency essential to real estate growth

It is necessary for housing developers, contractors, banks and State agencies to cooperate in disclosing information about real estate projects to avoid panicking buyers, experts have said.