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Tuesday, June 15, 2021
PAPI results in 2020 show varying provincial performance by each dimension PAPI results in 2020 show varying provincial performance by each dimension
The 2020 Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index Report detailed findings on how provinces performed across the eight PAPI dimensions (Participation at Local Levels, Transparency in Local Decision-making, Vertical Accountability Toward Citizens, Control of Corruption in the Public Sector, Public Administrative Procedures, Public Service Delivery, Environmental Governance, and E-Government).
A number of theoretical and practical issues on socialism and the path to socialism in Vietnam
A number of theoretical and practical issues on socialism and the path to socialism in Vietnam
On the occasion of the 131st birthday of President Ho Chi Minh (May 19) and the election of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and all-level People's Councils for the 2021-26 tenure (May 23), Prof. Dr. Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam, has written an article titled “A number of theoretical and practical issues on socialism and the path to socialism in Vietnam.” 
Modest improvement in governance leads to increased public trust and effective COVID-19 responses Modest improvement in governance leads to increased public trust and effective COVID-19 responses
The 2020 Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) Report, released on April 14, 2021, shows an incremental improvement in national governance and public administration performance during the 2016-21 government term.
An overall look at Vietnams election law An overall look at Vietnam’s election law
Election constitutes a fundamental, sacred and noble right of the people in the modern world today, reflecting the degree of state democracy, social consensus as well as political, legal and cultural identities of each nation. On the occasion of the upcoming election of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and all-level People’s Councils, the 2021-26 tenure, let’s take an overall look at Vietnam’s current election law.
New points and preparations for implementation of revised Law on Handling of Administrative Violations New points and preparations for implementation of revised Law on Handling of Administrative Violations
The Law Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Handling of Administrative Violations (the revised Law), passed by the 14th National Assembly at its 10th session and set to take effect in 2022, requires careful preparations as it directly relates to the people’s life. Deputy Minister of Justice Dang Hoang Oanh has recently granted the Online Newspaper of the Government an interview on new points and urgency of the promulgation and implementation of the Law in the coming time.
Breakthrough environmental protection policies to facilitate sustainable conservation of natural resources Breakthrough environmental protection policies to facilitate sustainable conservation of natural resources
The 2020 Law on Environmental Protection (the Law), effective from 2022, introduces numerous breakthrough policies concerning environmental criteria-based classification of investment projects, environmental licenses, circular economy, response to climate change, responsibility for environmental incident prevention and response, application of best available techniques, environmental audit, and mechanisms to enhance environmental protection law compliance. This article highlights the above policies as part of the State’s environmental protection efforts.
Final session of the 14th legislature decides on top leadership positions Final session of the 14th legislature decides on top leadership positions
The 11th sitting, the last meeting of the 14th National Assembly (NA), will devote much time to deciding on 25 leadership positions of the State, according to the agenda of the session which opened on March 24 and is expected to last until April 8.
Increasing signatory authorities of international agreements to meet practical needs Increasing signatory authorities of international agreements to meet practical needs
The Law on International Agreements was passed by the National Assembly last November. On this occasion, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Le Hoai Trung, Chairman of the Law Drafting Board, granted an interview to the The gioi va Viet Nam (World and Vietnam) newspaper on new regulations as well as solutions for efficient implementation of the Law.
Govt. proceeds with economic development national competitiveness improvement solutions Govt. proceeds with economic development, national competitiveness improvement solutions
Right on the first day of the year, the Government adopted two resolutions, coded 01/NQ-CP and 02/NQ-CP, on major tasks and solutions for implementation of the 2021 socio-economic development plan and improvement of the business environment and national competitiveness.
National Party Congress successful in many aspects: reelected Party chief National Party Congress successful in many aspects: reelected Party chief
The 13th National Party Congress was a success in many facets, from its content, form, organization, to working attitude, said Nguyen Phu Trong, who was reelected as General Secretary of the 13th Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam, at a press briefing on February 1 following the congress’s closure.

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