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The municipal authorities in HCMC are going through the digital transformation process to comprehensively perfecting all operations of state agencies here, aiming at establishing a digital government.

Businesses still making under-the-table payments

Under-the-table payments, often required in administrative procedure categories and enforcement stages, has been compared to a "leech" that persistently causes pain to businesses and the public.

Public transactions at one-stop-shop units to be less than 30 minutes

The time spent by members of the public at administrative agencies will be shortened to 30 minutes by 2022 under the one-stop-shop mechanism.

Private businesses should be allowed to provide public services: experts

The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) has released a report on the role of private businesses in providing public services in Vietnam.

PM approves 2021 public service workforce plan

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a public service workforce plan for 2021.

PM Phuc orders annual staff reduction of 2% until 2021

VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a directive ordering each ministry, agency and locality to cut staff by 1.5% to 2% annually from now to 2021, the Government said on its news website (

Low public participation slows reforms: survey

 VietNamNet Bridge – Governance and public service reforms remain slow, as corruption continues unabated and citizens lack opportunities to participate in policy-making, a survey found.

Subsidies for public service units to be removed

VietNamNet Bridge – The Government has issued Resolution 01/NQ-CP on socio-economic management and State budget estimates this year, and one important part of the resolution is the gradual removal of subsidies for State public service units.

Reward merit, punish poor civil service performance: PM order

VietNamNet Bridge – The Government is determined to punish any malpractice detected in human resource development, Deputy Minister of Home Affairs Tran Anh Tuan tells the Vietnam News Agency.

NA probes into quality of public servants

 VietNamNet Bridge – Lawmakers yesterday hotly questioned the quality and quantity of public servants during a Question and Answer session with the Minister of Home Affairs, Nguyen Thai Binh.