VietNamNet Bridge - More than 3,800 candidates have registered to take online examinations to become civil servants of Ha Noi, starting on Monday. The candidates will complete online tests in foreign languages, computer science and other major subjects which will last through October 23. Scores for the test will be received as soon as the examination is finished. This is the first time this kind of exam will be held in Ha Noi, with the aim of ensuring that recruitment is conducted transparently and publicly while also improving the quality of public servants, said Vice Chairwoman of the municipal People's Committee Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc. All test rooms are equipped with cameras to strictly supervise the testing process, she - who doubles as chairwoman of the recruitment council - said at the opening ceremony for this year's exam last Sunday. Nearly 500 qualified candidates will be chosen to work for the People's Committees and departments of the city and districts. Deputy … [Read more...] about Hanoi launches online exams to recruit civil servants
Civil servant recruitment
VietNamNet Bridge - The recruitment of civil servants will be computerized, in the form of tests and the contestants will know the result right after the test, says the Minister of Home Affair, Nguyen Thai Binh. Hanoi officials make "shocking statement" on civil servant recruitment On March 24, in the TV program "People ask - Ministers reply," Interior Minister Nguyen Thai Binh admitted that in recent years the organization of examinations for civil servant recruitment has been step-by-step innovated and improved, but that there are still some issues with that task. The Ministry of Home Affairs has researched and applied some solutions. One of them is recruiting public servants through tests on computers. The first test of this type was held recently. Accordingly, computers selected the exam questions from a data base with around 400 exam questions. The tests were conducted automatically on computers, with the results being released right after the test. Contestants immediately … [Read more...] about Civil servant recruitment to be computerized
VietNamNet Bridge - When getting negative information on corruption related to public servant recruitment in Hanoi, the Hanoi authorities must inspect immediately, said Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the meeting to announce the public administrative reform index on December 17. Hanoi officials make "shocking statement" on civil servant recruitment Earlier, in the discussion of the Hanoi People's Council on December 7, Mr. Tran Trong Duc, Chairman of the Inspection Commission of the Hanoi Party Committee, said that to become a public servant in Hanoi, people have to pay around VND100 million ($5,000). Mr. Duc also pointed out that the heads of the Home Affair Divisions of districts are those who did this. At the meeting yesterday, when it came to the quality of civil servants, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said that when they got information on corruption related to public servant recruitment, Hanoi officials must immediately inspect for … [Read more...] about Deputy PM requests to inspect public servant recruitment in Hanoi
VietNamNet Bridge - Immediately after the "shocking speech" of the Chairman of the Inspection Commission of the Hanoi Party Committee on December 7 about the "price" of VND100 million ($5,000) for becoming a civil servant, Director of the Hanoi Department of Home Affairs Tran Huy Sang also "revealed," Hanoi plans to recruit civil servants with the regular university diplomas. At the morning session on December 7 of the Hanoi People's Council, which concentrated on considering and adopting a resolution on Hanoi's administrative personnel in 2013, Mr. Tran Trong Duc, Chairman of the Hanoi Party Committee's Inspection Commission spoke frankly about negative aspect of Hanoi's civil servant recruitment. … [Read more...] about Hanoi officials make “shocking statement” on civil servant recruitment
With $1 billion, Vietnam can change its system of bureaucratic civil servants into a contingent of enthusiastic and qualified people, said a senior expert from the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM). The comprehensive administrative reform program was implemented in 2001-2010. During this period, the government's number of agencies reduced from 48 to 30, including 22 ministries and ministerial-level agencies. The number of departments felt by 28, but the number of general departments rose by 18 and the number of bureaus increased by 22. Le Viet Thai, head of the CIEM's Economic Institution Department, who chairs the research project entitled "Strategic vision on governmental institute and implementation roadmap", says that the administrative apparatus is cumbersome and ineffective because tasks and responsibility are not clearly defined. Thai tells Tien Phong Daily about the project. What does your group discover after researching the government apparatus? … [Read more...] about US$1 billion enough to renovate Vietnam’s civil servants?