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Disciplined civil servants, public employees, suggested to voluntarily resign

Civil servants and public employees, who have received a warning or are under disciplinary action, have been called on to resign as one of the ways to carry out the downsizing policy.

Some civil servants play it safe to keep their jobs

Many civil servants don’t dare try to innovate or be creative, and just try to keep themselves safe.

40,000 civil servants, public employees resign within 2.5 years

Minister of Home Affairs Pham Thi Thanh Tra earlier this year answered National Assembly Deputies’ queries about the high number of resignations of public servants.

Base salary for public sector workers to increase from July 2023

The National Assembly (NA) has decided to raise the base salary for cadres, civil servants, and public employees to 1.8 million VND (72.5 USD) per month from July 1, 2023.

School headmasters, hospital directors should not be burdened with raising money

Reforming non-business service units is among the important tasks in the 12th Central Party Committee Resolution, said Le Van Loi, Deputy Director of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics at a recent seminar.

Talent at state agencies have to queue up for opportunities

Deputy Chair of the National Assembly’s Committee for Culture and Education Nguyen Thi Mai Hoa said many talented officials at state agencies cannot grasp opportunities, leading to a waste of talent.

What are the salaries of Vietnamese ministers?

Under the current wage scheme, a new university graduate working at state agencies would be paid a base rate of VND3.5 million (US$140), which is only enough to pay rent for a room in Hanoi or HCM City.

Medical staff resignations point to failed public hospital management

The thousands of resignations of medical staff at public hospitals and large hospitals under the autonomy policy have reflected a failure in the management of public hospitals.

Mass resignation: warning to the public sector

The resignation of 40,000 public employees is an alarm bell for agencies that make policies, especially on wages.

Base salary agreed to be raised to VND1.8 million per month

The Government proposes that the NA will not implement salary reform under Resolution No.27-NQ/TW in 2023, but from July 1, 2023, the base salary for officials, civil servants, and public officials will be raised to the level of VND1.8 million/month.

HCM City wants to keep number of public personnel unchanged

The HCM City People’s Committee has sent a report to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on reviewing the 5-year implementation of the Party Central Committee on restructuring the apparatus.

HCM City to recruit key officers through exams

The city’s Vice Chair Vo Van Hoan has signed a decision on organizing exams to select leaders and managerial officers for local public agencies.

Ministry examines ways to convince public sector workers not to quit

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA) suggested improvements must be made in the working environment regarding professionalism, modernity, competition, and opportunities for professional development.

Salary reform for public sector needs to be accelerated

Former Minister of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs Tran Dinh Hoan once said that Vietnamese ministers would be paid US$1,000 a month by 2000 (VND20 million at that time). However, the current pay (in 2022) is only over VND10 million.

Health Ministry answers voters’ questions on salaries for medical workers

Acting Minister of Health Dao Hong Lan has released a written response to voters’ questions on many issues, including wages and allowances for medical workers and health insurance.

Localities have various ways to attract talents

Mr. Nguyen Tuan Ninh, Head of the Cadres and Civil Servants Department under the Ministry of Home Affairs, said that the Department has developed a strategic project to attract talents and submit it to Ministry's leaders for consideration.

Salaries of state officers equal to that of unskilled workers

Carrying out wage reform is one of the urgent solutions National Assembly Deputy Ta Thi Yen has proposed to retain staff amid the mass departure of state officers for the private sector.

Wage reform needed: master's degree holders earn VND5 million a month

A report shows that 6,000 civil servants and public employees in HCM City resigned from their posts from January 1, 2020 to June 30, 2022.

74,443 civil servants made redundant between 2015 and 2021

A total of 74,443 State employees were laid off between 2015 and 2021 following the policy of the Party and Government to downsize the number of public employees.

Why are thousands of public employees taking private-sector jobs?

Many public employees have recently quit their jobs and taken a job in the private sector. This indicates that the public sector is not attractive and that many problems need to be addressed.