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Monday, August 15, 2022
Tags: air quality
Panasonic supports schools in 3 provinces with educational tools and books Panasonic supports schools in 3 provinces with educational tools and books
From March 22 to 29, Panasonic Vietnam gifts tools for online learning, and “Sustainable book-shelves” with selected books on science and environment for 15 schools in Dong Anh, Hung Yen and Binh Duong. The donation program was implemented as the final one in a series of CSR activities that Panasonic Vietnam initiated since early 2021 to celebrate 50-year anniversary of its official presence in Vietnam (1971-2021).
New law promotes awareness of environmental protection New law promotes awareness of environmental protection
The 2020 Law on Environmental Protection, which took effect at the beginning of 2022, has timely institutionalized many new policies of the Party and State related to environmental protection.
Prime Minister approves a national plan to tighten management of air quality Prime Minister approves a national plan to tighten management of air quality
Keeping close control of exhaust gas emissions of industrial factories, ensuring that the exhaust gas treatment of such factories complies with technical regulations on environment is one of the tasks set forth under a decision recently issued by the Prime Minister.
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).
Schools could close on bad air days: MNRE Schools could close on bad air days: MNRE
Vietnam may order schools to shut down on days when the air quality is poor, according to the draft law revising the 2014 Law on Environment Protection.
Poverty economic growth and environment as top concerns for citizens: 2019 PAPI report Poverty, economic growth and environment as top concerns for citizens: 2019 PAPI report
Even before Vietnam became affected by COVID-19 pandemic, poverty, economic growth and environmental issues were top concerns of citizens, according to the 2019 Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) report released on April 28 in Hanoi.
Law on Environmental Protection to be revised for sustainable development Law on Environmental Protection to be revised for sustainable development
The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has proposed a draft law revising the 2014 Law on Environment Protection which is expected to reduce administrative procedures without affecting the environmental protection management, and add provisions on environmental protection associated with sustainable development.
PAPI: trends in citizens expectations over the last 10 years and implications for future PAPI: trends in citizens’ expectations over the last 10 years and implications for future
This paper presents key analysis and findings about citizens’ perception of and experiences with governance and public administration performance over the past decade through the Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index surveys from 2011-18, which were largely informed by the priorities and orientations set forth in the 2011-20 socio-economic development strategy.
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.
Current Vietnamese law on environmental pollution control: loopholes and solutions Current Vietnamese law on environmental pollution control: loopholes and solutions
Environmental protection law plays a crucial role in protecting the environment and promoting sustainable development in Vietnam. The author points out existing loopholes in Vietnam’s current regulations concerning environmental pollution control and puts forward proposals for tackling them in the coming time.

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