“We should perform better in legal verification and counter group interests in building institutions. We never accept a law which is not in the interests of the whole society but only for a particular ministry or sector. The Ministry of Justice should learn from experience and be a leader in this drive,” he stressed. Prime Minister Phuc asked the Ministry to speed up administrative reforms, IT application and data networking nationwide to ensure publicity and transparency.
HA NOI (VNS) - Building regulations and management mechanisms for Public-Private Partnership (PPP) contracts in infrastructure development in Viet Nam are necessary to involve the private sector and ensure a win-win situation for involved parties, said Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai. Hai, also head of the National Steering Committee for PPP established late last month, chaired the first working meeting of the committee yesterday, in which he urged an improved legal framework for PPP implementation in next year. In 2010, Viet Nam's Government launched pilot operation of PPP model in the country by approving Decision 71/2010/QD-TTg with very first…... [read more]
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung revisited the themes of macroeconomic stability and sustainable development yesterday as he urged a concerted effort to reach future growth targets.In a first quarter review meeting with various departments, agencies and businesses, he also stressed the importance of maintaining trade balance and keeping inflation for the year to under 4 per cent.The Deputy PM emphasised the need for increased productivity and efficiency in the oil and gas industry and greater support for the textile and footwear industry, given its high localisation rate and potential for employment generation as well as greater market penetration.The domestic…... [read more]
Students practise at the electricity faculty of Dong An High-Tech College (Photo: VNA) Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said at a Dec. 29 that greatest efforts and drastic measures are needed to implement socio-economic tasks next year. Summing up discussions at a video conference between the Government and local administrations, the PM required that all ministries, sectors and localities continue to focus their attention on removing obstacles and creating favourable conditions for production and trade and accelerating economic restructuring. "Economic growth is the centerpiece of our policy. The Government’s objective is to support businesses and resolve issues that are hindering…... [read more]
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Oct. 20 spoke highly of the assistance given to Vietnam by the Republic of Korea (RoK) and urged the country to provide capital for infrastructure projects in Vietnam. While receiving Kim Dong-soo, President of RoK's Economic Development Cooperation Fund (EDCF) and CEO of the Export-Import Bank of Korea (Korea Eximbank), PM Dung said that both bodies of the RoK are playing an important role in boosting cooperation between the two countries. The PM called on the RoK to early consider providing loans for the development of infrastructure in Vietnam, including highway routes from Hanoi…... [read more]
The Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) has responded positively to Prime Minister Hun Sen's call for dialogue between it and the ruling Cambodia People's Party (CPP) to settle post-election dispute. However, both sides have yet to give their specific plans for the sitting. CNRP spokesperson Yem Ponharith said working groups of the two parties will meet soon to discuss existing issues before their leaders meet. He stressed that only when controversial issues are settled will the CNRP join the National Assembly following the call of PM Hun Sen. Earlier, during a meeting with Surya P. Subedi, United Nations Special Rapporteur…... [read more]