Down in the dumps over a ‘natural’ compromise
Earlier this month, the Environment Minister said “we can’t dump waste into the sea.”
In what has become a regrettably familiar scenario in the country, authorities have responded belatedly to angry protests by reducing and canceling toll at yet another booth, this time in the Mekong Delta Province of Tiền Giang.
Việt Nam as a member of the United Nations (UN) and a signatory to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) supports the UN in embracing a people-centred approach to development.
Many teaching colleges have announced their minimum entrance scores and prospective teachers need just a record low of nine out of 30 to enter these teacher training institutions.
There are many positive instances of administrative reforms where procedures and time taken to get certificates and documents have been reduced considerably, but the best of administrative reforms will fall short if civil servants do not behave with the clear understanding they are there to serve the public.
Apartment residents should not suffer from troubles as a consequence of investors’ violations
Two hundred years after the discovery of vaccine by the English physician Edward Jenner, immunisation can be credited with saving approximately 9 million lives a year worldwide.
The deaths of eight innocent patients in an extremely tragic medical incident in Hòa Bình Province on May 29 blew a severe hit to the eroding public trust in the national health system. Justice must be served, and fast.
Jay Vontobel, who is responsible for Business Development at Vietnam Holding, an asset manager in Việt Nam, shares his opinions about the launch of the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank’s (AIIB) energy strategy this week.