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Sunday, June 24, 2018
Tags: public administration
Ministry proposes merger of provincial departments Ministry proposes merger of provincial departments
Many provincial departments could be consolidated or merged in keeping with the Government’s determination to streamline the administrative apparatus, according to a draft decree unveiled this month by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA).
Governance weaker than public service delivery: The 2017 PAPI shows Governance weaker than public service delivery: The 2017 PAPI shows
Nine years after the first pilot and seven years after the first nationwide implementation, PAPI has become an increasingly reliable and trusted source of data on how well local governments in Vietnam perform in the eyes of citizens.
Lawmakers prepare for NAs fifth meeting Lawmakers prepare for NA’s fifth meeting
The fifth session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) will open on May 21 and last 19 working days, making it the shortest session in the last decade, said NA General Secretary Nguyen Hanh Phuc at the 23rd meeting of the NA’s Standing Committee that took place in Hanoi from April 10-17.
Environmental disputes in Vietnam: case studies from distributive and procedural justice perspectives Environmental disputes in Vietnam: case studies from distributive and procedural justice perspectives
Vietnam’s impressive industrialization and associated reduction in poverty has come at a high cost to the natural environment. According to the Environmental Performance Index, in 2016 Vietnam ranked in the top 10 countries with the worst air quality (Hsu A. et al., 2016).
Lawsuits can solve pollution disputes Lawsuits can solve pollution disputes
One way to resolve environmental disputes, especially between citizens and polluting businesses as witnessed in recent times, is through litigation.
Building an equal relationship between the State and citizens Building an equal relationship between the State and citizens
Rule-of-law institutions of citizens and of the state are part of a rule-of-law state. The history of building rule-of-law states around the world shows that in order to successfully build rule-of-law institutions of the state, it is a must to simultaneously establish, or even give priority to establishing, rule-of-law institutions of citizens.
Ben Tre province: a shining pearl in southwestern region Ben Tre province: a shining pearl in southwestern region
Ben Tre is famous for not only coconut trees but also Cai Mon orchard village in Vinh Thanh commune, Cho Lach district, which is considered the “kingdom of bonsai trees” in the country and the cradle of fruit trees in the south. Its bonsai trees have been exported to the RoK, China and Taiwan.
Unified management of public debts needed: NA leader Unified management of public debts needed: NA leader
The National Assembly Committee on Financial and Budgetary Affairs should reach agreement with the Ministry of Finance on the sole focal point in public debt management, said NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan at the 13th session of the NA Standing Committee that closed on August 18.
Numerous issues discussed at 13th session of NA Standing Committee Numerous issues discussed at 13th session of NA Standing Committee
Numerous issues will be discussed at the 13th session of the National Assembly Standing Committee that opened in Hanoi on August 10.
Ha Tinh - an emerging FDI spot in central Vietnam Ha Tinh - an emerging FDI spot in central Vietnam
Ha Tinh province serves as a bridge linking the north and south of Vietnam with convenient road and railway routes. Its 56,000-hectare Cau Treo border gate is among the nation’s nine major border-gate economic zones entitled to government budget allocations during 2016-20.

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