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Nepotism mars public life

Children and relatives of officials being promoted at a rapid rate at state agencies are nothing new in Vietnam and it is actually becoming more common.

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Ensuring sustainability of the fisheries sector

The newly-appointed US ambassador to Vietnam Dan Kritenbrink has written an exclusive article for DTInews on ensuring the sustainability of the fisheries sector.

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Hanoi authorities save huge amounts after project reviews

A Hanoi railway project's cost has fallen by VND5.8trn (USD256m) after a review proved that estimates for many projects weren’t accurate.

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Nepotism in civil service appointments

A government report sent to the on-going third session of the 14th National Assembly has raised concern about rampant nepotism at state agencies with 58 cases in nine provinces and cities.

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Despite positive developments, businesses still fret

The business community may be positive following their dialogue with the PM on Wednesday, but many may still worry about the obstacles they face with lower-level officials.

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Individual financial liability for state compensation payouts confused

The instructions on state compensation defined in Inter-Circular 4 seems too vague and this will make it difficult to decide the exact amount that officials have to pay for their involvement.

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Incompetent policy-makers still live outside the law

Officials have got away without taking responsibility or punishment for poorly thought-out policies.

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