Results of a study into mediation at the grassroots level by the Justice Initiatives Facilitation Fund (JIFF) were discussed in Hanoi on July 8.
Vietnam faces increasing tax evasion and avoidance as policies have not kept up with reality, according to a report by the Vietnam Institute for Economic and Policy Research (VEPR) and Oxfam.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has the potential to become a leader in tax reform, said Johan Langerock, tax policy expert of Oxfam at the Vietnam Fiscal Policy and Development Forum 2019, which opened in Hanoi on November 13 with scientists, managers, policy-makers, and business representatives in attendance.
Business has a prime role to play in building an ASEAN that works for all Asians, says the Oxfam Report “The Future of Business: Shaping inclusive growth in Southeast Asia,” published as the World Economic Forum (WEF) on ASEAN meeting is held in Hanoi on September 11-13.
Oxfam in Vietnam, a non-governmental organisation, hosted a seminar in Hanoi on June 20 to update the Fair Finance Asia programme.
The M-Score project, a pilot model to gather public opinions on the quality of public services at one-stop-shop offices via mobile phones, was reviewed at a recent seminar in the central province of Quang Binh.
Social mobility in Vietnam is lagging behind its economic growth over the last decade, as the country’s poor still lack access to learn new skills and gain better jobs.
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.
Some 72% of Vietnamese women have joined the labour force, higher than the average world percentage (42%), and ranking only behind Cambodia (81%).
Representatives from Hoa Binh and Quang Tri provinces shared experience in implementing the project on enhancing transparency and public participation in state budget management at a workshop in Quang Tri on January 17.
A five – year project on disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation, launched by Oxfam organisation, has benefited 15 communes in three coastal districts of the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre.
Governments and businesses should look at ways to improve the quality and security of women's economic opportunities, ensuring their fair income, secure contracts and safe working conditions, advocacy group Oxfam has said in a report.
Experiences of social economic development programme (SEDP) highlight that successful community-based planning using the SEDP process will not only create opportunities to improve the effectiveness of public investment.
Investment experts reiterate the need for incentive application to attract foreign investment projects, despite the warning of a global race to the bottom on corporate tax to lure investors.
VOV.VN - This year’s prolonged drought and saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta has destroyed more than 81,000 hectares of prime shrimp breeding areas in eight provinces, says the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (Mard).
Nguyen Thi Ngoc Bich has come to terms with the fact that she may never earn as much as her husband.
As Vietnam joins the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and other trade pacts, experts call for more effective credit solutions to assist Vietnamese farmers.
Developed nations have mobilized some US$80-US$90 billion per year to help the poorest survive a warmer world, delegates at Paris climate talks said, but emerging countries dispute the figures and say a goal of US$100 billion by 2020 is far from reach.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam, in collaboration with the international nongovernmental organisation Oxfam, held a seminar entitled “Between prestige and mechanism: The people’s participation and local elections in Vietnam” in Hanoi on October 13.
Authorities of the central province of Quang Binh on October 5 received over US$17,900 from the UK’s non-governmental organisation Oxfam to undertake a public service assessment project.