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Open Long Thanh Airport project to bids, experts urge

Vietnam should invite bids for building its largest airport to allow competition instead of handing it to a state-owned firm, several experts say.

Auction all public land, proposes head of parliament

Vietnam should put all public land up for auction to increase transparency in resource management, National Assembly Chairwoman says. 

Shocker: Vietnam is not collecting crucial land data

Ex-deputy minister shocked to find no data gathered on land reclaimed by government for investment projects.
June 21, 2018 | 09:21 am GMT+7

Vietnamese reporter faces up to 20 years in jail for blackmailing official

The reporter was threatening to expose the official's wealth following a similar case last year.
March 30, 2018 | 05:10 pm GMT+7

Ho Chi Minh City leader ‘startled’ after corruption probe reveals no violations

Thousands of complaints were investigated, but only one person showed ‘signs of corruption’.
March 15, 2018 | 06:18 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's economy classed as 'mostly unfree' by global survey

The country has been advised to continue reforms, reduce red tape and increase transparency.
February 05, 2018 | 03:29 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese official faces the music for abusing land-use laws

The massive complex he and his wife built on farmland, plus the huge loans he failed to declare, have the wolves at the door of his villa.
October 23, 2017 | 05:12 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s 30 biggest firms reluctant to publish transparent information

'Businesses fear that disclosing financial statements could reveal their business secrets.'
April 26, 2017 | 08:59 pm GMT+7

Vietnam reform: companies to have more equal standing with government in science

The government is pushing for more equal standing of companies in science and technology, as well as greater transparency in state research funding. These are among five directions that deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has given to the new minister of science and technology Chu Ngoc Anh on his first day in office.
April 15, 2016 | 10:02 am GMT+7

Provincial governance performance improves "insignificantly": 2015 PAPI

Findings from the 2015 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index or PAPI Report, released today, show declines at the national level in five out of the six governance dimensions the survey measures including participation at local levels, transparency, accountability, corruption control, public administration procedures and quality of public services.
April 12, 2016 | 10:08 am GMT+7
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