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Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Tags: poverty
Poverty and economic inequality from Vietnamese citizens perspective in 2018 Poverty and economic inequality from Vietnamese citizens’ perspective in 2018
This article presents findings from the questions about issues of greatest concern for citizens in 2018, as part of the 2018 Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) Report, which captures experiences and perceptions related to governance and public administration performance at national and local levels in 2018 based on a survey of 14,304 citizens with different demographic characteristics, randomly selected from all 63 provinces and cities.
New directive issued to fight ‘black lending New directive issued to fight ‘black lending’
The Prime Minister has released a directive to fight loan sharks who are targeting vulnerable people.
Legal aid in Vietnams criminal justice Legal aid in Vietnam’s criminal justice
Under the 2017 Law on Legal Aid, legal aid is defined as the provision of pro-bono legal services to legal aid beneficiaries in legal aid cases or matters, contributing to guaranteeing citizens’ right of access to justice and equality before law. As compared to the 2006 Law on Legal Aid, this provision no longer mentions objectives of legal aid activities such as improving legal knowledge and sense of law observance and contributing to law dissemination and popularization and violation prevention and control. This aims at shifting focus on helping beneficiaries in legal proceedings, securing justice and more effectively protecting their lawful rights and interests.
Citizens are more satisfied with public services but concerned about environment poverty and corruption: 2018 PAPI Report Citizens are more satisfied with public services but concerned about environment, poverty and corruption: 2018 PAPI Report
This article presents a snapshot of key findings from the 2018 Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) research project.
Vietnam News Agency boosts cooperation with Mexican counterpart Vietnam News Agency boosts cooperation with Mexican counterpart
Vietnam News Agency (VNA) and Mexico’s official news agency Notimex have agreed to boost information exchanges within the framework of their cooperation agreement recently signed in Mexico City.
Citizens happier with public services yet more concerned about environment poverty corruption: 2018 PAPI report Citizens happier with public services yet more concerned about environment, poverty, corruption: 2018 PAPI report
Citizens becoming more satisfied with public services but still concerned about the environment, poverty and corruption were the key findings of the 2018 Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) report, which was released on April 2 in Hanoi.
Govt takes bold measures to ensure safety of finance system Gov’t takes bold measures to ensure safety of finance system
Poorly-performing State-owned people’s credit funds – a type of credit institution focusing on people in rural areas to help them escape poverty and avoid dependence on loan sharks – will be merged, acquired or dissolved to ensure the safety of the country’s finance and banking system.
Vietnam commits to promoting protection of human rights Vietnam commits to promoting protection of human rights
Vietnam regards the Universal Periodic Review as an obligation of a responsible member of the United Nations as well as an opportunity to introduce the country’s consistent policies, efforts and achievements in protecting human rights, according to Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung.
Vietnam spares no efforts to protect promote human rights: Deputy PM Vietnam spares no efforts to protect, promote human rights: Deputy PM
Rising from wars, Vietnam has made continuous efforts to build a socialist state with the rule of law, which is of the people, by the people and for the people, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has affirmed.
Competitive advantage key to firms: PM Competitive advantage key to firms: PM
If enterprises and nations did not see their own strengths and utilize their competitive advantages, they would find it difficult to develop sustainably and thrive in the future.

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