Updated  
October, 18 2013 10:10:11

Do administration reforms in Viet Nam really work in your cases?

Every year, the Vietnamese Government introduces lots of projects to speed up the reforms with help and support from international donors and NGOs. A steering committee to simplify administrative procedures, citizenship papers and the population management database between now and 2020 was also set up in August.

Despite reported progress in reforms to administrative procedures in Viet Nam over recent years, a random survey conducted by Viet Nam News on foreigners in Ha Noi and HCM City, the two biggest social and economic hubs of the country, showed that expatriates have a very different view about the success of the reforms.

Do you share their impression? Do you think the administrative procedures put foreigners off living in Viet Nam? Have you seen progress from the reforms? Do you have any personal stories of dealing with these procedures?

Please reply by email to: opinion@vnsmail.com, or by fax to (84-4) 3 933 2311. Letters can be sent to The Editor, Viet Nam News, 79 Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Ha Noi. Replies to next week's questions must be received by Thursday morning, October 24, 2013.

Send Us Your Comments:
Name:
Your E-mail address:
Title:
 

VietNamNews may edit your comments and not all emails will be published.

Highlight

Singaporeans unite to help scammed Vietnamese tourist Singaporeans unite to help scammed Vietnamese tourist

The assistance that Singaporeans gave a Vietnamese tourist who was scammed when he bought an iPhone 6 in Singapore has earned much attention and applause from Vietnamese newspapers and netizens.

Old apartments remain in state of disrepair Old apartments remain in state of disrepair

There are more than 1,500 old apartment buildings at risk of collapse across Viet Nam, but in the last decade, only five per cent were rebuilt.

Province backs cable car to cave 2    Province backs cable car to cave

Authorities in central Quang Binh Province have given the go ahead for a highly controversial cable car system connecting various sites in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to the world's biggest cave, Son Doong.

Edward Scissorhands among free outdoor films Edward Scissorhands among free outdoor films

Saigon Outcast will hold two free Thursday outdoor film screenings this month.

Tax not the solution to online gaming issue 1    Tax not the solution to online gaming issue

A 10 per cent tax on the online gaming industry recently proposed by the Ministry of Finance aims to address the connection between the increase in gaming addiction and game-related crimes among youngsters by charging them more to fuel their addiction.