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Friday, August 19, 2022
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Is it the right time to shape a new regulatory framework for the gold market? Is it the right time to shape a new regulatory framework for the gold market?
There have been times when the gap between domestic and global gold prices mounted to over VND 20 million per tael. It’s not to mention the difference in price between the Saigon Jewelry Company Limited (SJC)’s gold bullions and gold of other brands.
Improving consumer protection law to better guarantee e-consumer rights Improving consumer protection law to better guarantee e-consumer rights
This article provides an analysis of shortcomings and inadequacies in the implementation of regulations on protection of consumer rights in Vietnam in e-transactions, and propose recommendations for further improvement of the Law on Protection of Consumer Rights.
Improvement in local governments performance in disclosure of land information a must: action research results suggest Improvement in local governments’ performance in disclosure of land information a must: action research results suggest
Access to local land use plans remains limited on a national scale despite the provisions of the 2013 Land Law and the 2016 Law on Access to Information which mandate the posting of local land use master plans and annual land use plans for public view in various forms, including on digital platforms. According to the 2021 PAPI survey, only one-fifth of respondents nationwide said they were aware of local land use plans since 2011.
Vietnam faces risk of concurring diseases: Acting Minister of Health Vietnam faces risk of concurring diseases: Acting Minister of Health
Acting Minister of Health Dao Hong Lan on August 3 raised concerns about the risk of concurring diseases in Vietnam in near future and urged COVID-19 vaccination be sped up to ensure medical material supplies.
ASEAN working to promote human rights ASEAN working to promote human rights
A Vietnamese delegation led by Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son attended a dialogue between ASEAN FMs and representatives of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) in Cambodia on August 2.
SMEs supported to accelerate digital transformation access finance SMEs supported to accelerate digital transformation, access finance
The Enterprise Development Agency under the Ministry of Planning and Investment is coordinating with the US Agency for International Development to support small and medium enterprises in accelerating digital transformation and building capacity for broader access to finance, heard a workshop on July 26.
Bright prospects for EU-Vietnam trade Bright prospects for EU-Vietnam trade
The European Union (EU) has always been the most important partner of Vietnam as the latter has always been an attractive investment destination for European firms, according to Pham Tan Cong, Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, at the Vietnam-EU Agribusiness Forum on July 11.
Vietnam elected to UNESCO intangible cultural heritage committee Vietnam elected to UNESCO intangible cultural heritage committee
Vietnam on July 6 was elected to the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage for the 2022-2026 term, with 120 votes - the highest among the elected countries, during the ninth session of the General Assembly of the States Parties to the Convention 2003, held in Paris.
Maintaining macro-economic stability controlling inflation remain key tasks: PM Maintaining macro-economic stability, controlling inflation remain key tasks: PM
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on July 4 chaired an online meeting with localities and a regular Cabinet meeting to review the socio-economic situation in the first half of this year and seek solutions to implement tasks for the rest of the year.
2021 citizen survey findings show COVID-19 impact on local governance performance 2021 citizen survey findings show COVID-19 impact on local governance performance
This article is the second excerpt from the 2021 Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) Report. It presents key findings from the 2021 PAPI citizen surveys on how local governments performed in delivering on their mandates and public services across the eight PAPI dimensions.

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