THE GOVERNMENT SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAMIndependence - Freedom - Happiness No. 90/NQ-CP Ha Noi, July 10, 2018 RESOLUTION THE GOVERNMENT’S REGULAR MEETING – MAY 2018 THE GOVERNMENT Pursuant to the Law on Organization of the Government dated June 19, 2015; Pursuant to the Government’s Decree No. 08/2012/ND-CP dated February 16, 2012 promulgating the working regulation of the Government; Based on the discussion of the Cabinet members and the conclusion of the Prime Minister at the Government’s meeting with provinces and the Government’s regular meeting in June 2018, held on July 02 and 03, 2018 DECIDES 1. Regarding the socio-economic situation in the first 6 months of 2018 and the implementation of Resolution No. 01/NQ-CP dated January 01, 2018 The Government unanimously agrees that the socio-economic situation in the first 6 months of 2018 continues positive progress. Macro-economy remains stable. Inflation has been kept under … [Read more...] about The Government’s regular meeting-June 2018
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VietNamNet Bridge - The failure of many of the best university graduates at the 2014 civil-service exam has raised doubts in the public's mind about the value of university degrees and the test. … [Read more...] about Why do the best university graduates fail the civil-service exam?
Passengers can get train tickets shortly before departure The Vietnam Railway Corporation (VRC) has announced passengers could come to a station to collect the tickets they book online around 30 minutes before their departure, instead of four hours as previously. According to a plan for selling electronic train tickets which VRC released on Monday, travelers making online reservations must take delivery of tickets no later than four hours prior to departure. However, this requirement later prompted outcries among passengers. They said it was irrational that online booking and payment were meant to save time but VRC's requirement would force them to wait a long time before boarding their train. … [Read more...] about Social News 21/11
Saigon: Flood fears rise as river levels surge The tide reached 1.4 metres (alarm level 2) at 5pm on Saturday, flooding low-lying areas in Districts 2, 8, Binh Thanh, and Nha Be. It rose to 1.47 metres by 5.30pm. The water level is expected to recede to 1.4 metres this morning before rising at 6pm to 1.51 metre, a centimetre above alarm level 3. The tide would begin to ebb on Tuesday, the station said. Le Thanh Hai, deputy director of the National Hydro-Meteorological Forecast Centre, said though the low pressure that had formed over the East Sea had dissipated, there would be more rain in the south, especially today's evening, which would possibly combine with the high tide to cause flooding. The HCM City Steering Board for Flood and Storm Prevention and Control has urged district authorities in low-lying districts like Binh Thanh, Thu Duc, Cu Chi, and Hoc Mon to reinforce embankments and focus on efforts to cope with the high tide. Twenty illegal air guns seized aboard … [Read more...] about Small change for the working classes
Same-sex marriage fine to be taken off Vietnam will abolish the fine imposed on same-sex marriage from November 11 2013. Currently, homosexual wedding would pay around VND 100,000-500,000 in fine. The new regulation, stipulated at Decision No. 110/2013/NĐ-CP, aims to reduce discrimination against homosexual couples, showing the administration's acceptance of lifestyle variety. Earlier, same-sex marriage is not certified in Viet Nam. Thrift shop for charity in District 2 Thrift shop, an event that aims to encourage citizens to exchange their old stuff, will take place at Saigon Outcast in District 2 on October 19. Thrift shop will help participants to trade their products which could be unwanted goods, new or used with other finds. Anything that people have left over that does not get traded will be donated to local charity Cherri Blossom which aims to offer English and art classes to children of Vinh Long City, and support them in as many ways as possible. The event will have … [Read more...] about Same-sex marriage fine to be taken off in Vietnam