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Talents don’t want to be civil servants in Hanoi, scientists say goodbye to HCMC

The Ministry of Home Affairs is building a national strategy on attracting talents for important posts by 2030 with a vision towards 2045, which is expected to be submitted to the government for issuance in 2023.

Civil servants still receive low pay after wage reforms

Vietnam has carried out four separate salary reform campaigns, but salaries for cadres and civil servants remain low, according to National Assembly Deputy Vu Thi Luu Mai.

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.

13th month salary is key to entice workers: survey

Based on the responses of 3,000 job seekers and 400 businesses in June, the report "Labor market in 2022 – facts and direction" by Vietnamworks pointed out that 40% of workers do not have a stable job.

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.

National Assembly deputy wants to fix ‘waste of responsibility’ by officials

National Assembly deputy Tran Huu Hau pointed out problems that lead to a "waste of responsibility’" during a recent National Assembly discussion on policies and laws on thrift and fighting waste.

Calls for public workers basic wage to be increased from early next year

The latest hike in minimum wage occurred on July 1, 2019, with an increase from VND1.39 million to VND1.49 million.

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.

VND60 trillion budgeted to raise salaries for public employees

The Vietnamese government plans to allocate VND60 trillion to increase salaries for public employees and expenditures for social security purposes.

Vietnam Gov’t to spend over US$500 million for wage reform in 2023

The basic wage for public staff would increase by 20.8% to VND1.8 million ($73.3) from July 1, 2023, along with a higher allowance for medical staff at grassroots levels.

Vietnam begins to reduce salary gap between state agencies and private sector

Reforming wage policy for civil servants and public employees is one of the solutions to stop the brain drain from the public to the private sector.

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.

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.

Delaying wage reform is reasonable decision: NA Secretary General

The country is fastening its belt and gathering strength to fight the pandemic, waiting for opportunities for economic recovery. Because of this, it would be unreasonable to increase minimum wages at this moment.

Monthly minimum wage to rise in July

 VietNamNet Bridge – Monthly minimum wage will increase from VND1.39 million (US$60) to VND1.49 million ($65) at the beginning of July next year, 

Agriculture leads all exports

Viet Nam’s agricultural production not only met domestic demand, but was exported to 180 countries, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong told the National Assembly

Wage reform is delayed, why?

VietNamNet Bridge - After several times of delays, the salary reform scheme of the Government cannot be submitted to the upcoming Central Party Conference again.