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Ministry asked to speed up administrative reform

Ministry asked to speed up administrative reform

Standing Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh urged the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) to accelerate administrative reform, focusing on institutional development and ensuring a uniform institutional system to meet State management requirements in the fields that it is responsible for.

Work needed on non-cash payments for public services

Work needed on non-cash payments for public services

Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) Le Minh Hung Hung has asked relevant agencies to help implement non-cash payments for public services, including tax, electricity, water, hospital and education fees.

Government advocacy represents boon to cashless payments

Government advocacy represents boon to cashless payments

VOV.VN - The Government should build up and complete centralized databases that allow connections with e-payments for public services, with the aim of giving a push to nationwide cashless transactions, Pham Tien Dung, head of the Payment Department under the State Bank of Vietnam, has suggested.

Elimination of State monopoly in public services urged

Elimination of State monopoly in public services urged

VOV.VN - Eliminating the State monopoly and engaging the private sector in public service provision would bring about a number of benefits, said Vu Tien Loc, Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).

Getting credit still tough for SMEs

Getting credit still tough for SMEs

Lack of capital and access to credit remain the most serious obstacles to the success of Vietnam’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs), a report by the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) said.

Hanoi ranks third in FDI attraction

Hanoi ranks third in FDI attraction

Hanoi ranked third among localities nationwide in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI), heard a conference held by the municipal People’s Committee in Hanoi on August 31.

PM okays gender-based violence prevention project

PM okays gender-based violence prevention project

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has adopted a project on gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and control for 2016-2020 with a vision for 2030, prioritising sectors and localities with the prevalence of facing high risks of GBV.

Public services get positive ratings

Public services get positive ratings

A survey publicised on April 26 by the Ministry of Home Affairs found that people in 10 selected Vietnamese provinces and cities are generally satisfied with local public administrative services.

Customs sector to install better IT

Customs sector to install better IT

The goal of the General Department of Vietnam Customs is to boost information and technology in all customs state management activities in order to facilitate people and enterprises.

HCM City raises poverty standards for 2016-2020

HCM City raises poverty standards for 2016-2020

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has raised standards of poor and near-poor households, which will be applied during 2016-2020, with new criteria on income and ability to access to basic services.

World Bank pays attention to Can Tho’s smart city

World Bank pays attention to Can Tho’s smart city

The World Bank (WB) supports Can Tho’s intent to turn itself into a smart city in the Mekong Delta region, WB senior expert Hoang Thi Hoa said while working with local authorities on October 23.

HCM City: Friendly bus service campaign launched

HCM City: Friendly bus service campaign launched

Ho Chi Minh City’s Public Transport Management and Operation Centre (TRAMOC) in collaboration with the municipal Youth Union launched the "Friendly and Safe Bus Service” campaign on October 9.