On the morning of April 28, the provincial Labor Federation held the 2008 meeting summation of the patriotic emulation movement among workers and civil servants and of the labor union activities. Simultaneously, it launched the 2009 emulation movement. The meeting was attended by Ms Bui Ngoc Thanh - Head of the Commission for People Mobilization Work of the provincial Party Committee, Ms Nguyen Thi Kim Lien - Chairwoman of the provincial Fatherland Front Committee, Mr. Dinh Quoc Thai - Vice chairman of the provincial People's Committee, Mr. Huynh Tan Kiet - Chairman of the provincial Labor Federation and the representatives of the Party committees, labor unions and staffs at grass-roots levels across the province. Ms Bui Ngoc Thanh - Head of the Commission for People Mobilization Work of the provincial Party Committee - awarded the certificates of merit of Vietnam Labor Federation to the collectives Over the past years, the patriotic emulation movement among Dong Nai province's … [Read more...] about The 2008 summation meeting of the patriotic emulation movement among workers and civil servants and of the labor union activities
Vietnam is becoming an industrialized and modernized country but the planned minimum salary for civil servants by 2018 is only VND3 million ($150) per month. It is too low, commented VietNamNet’s readers.Vietnam’s salary reform in the eye of UNDP expertDeputy Minister explains about salariesSalary absurdity A hundred readers sent their feedback to VietNamNet after reading our news about the scheduled minimum salary for civil servants by 2018. The Prime Minister-approved administrative reform plan for 2011-2020 says that by 2020, salaries of civil servants will be enough to ensure their living standards a little higher than the medium level. However, Ms. Nguyen Thi Bich Thu, vice head of the Ministry of Home Affairs’ Salary Department, recently said that by 2018, the government would try to increase minimum salary of civil servants to around VND3 million per month. “I’m a civil servant. The current salary is too low compared to the common level. If the … [Read more...] about Future minimum salary for civil servants too low, say readers
Pensioners in Malaysia (Photo: AFP/VNA)Kuala Lumpur (VNA) –Millions of Malaysian civil servants and pensioners on January 8 receivedspecial payment from the government, as previously announced in October 2017.Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razakstated that the special payment will be 1,000 MYR (about 270 USD) for civilservants and 500 MYR (135 USD) for government pensioners.According to Malaysia’s 2018 Budget,1.6 million civil servants of the country will also receive additional 500 MYRin the Hari Raya festival (June 15) while government pensioners will receive250 MYR (67 USD).-VNA … [Read more...] about Malaysian government supports civil servants, pensioners
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?
Experts cast doubt on number of incompetent civil servants Truc Diem HANOI – Local experts have delved into the low labor productivity of State employees at many forums and seminars, but the specific number of incompetent staff at government agencies remains unfathomable, said the Ministry of Home Affairs. Bui Sy Loi, deputy head of the National Assembly (NA) Social Affairs Committee, recently caused public concern when he announced that Vietnam is annually spending VND17 trillion paying for 700,000 civil servants, or 30% of the total State payroll, who are barely working. However, the figure was deemed as incorrect. Speaking at a seminar on civil servant assessment and classification in Hanoi on December 19, Ngo Thanh Can, deputy director of the Department of Organization and Human Resource Management of the National Academy of Public Administration, said the figure was projected by experts when discussing labor productivity issues at seminars. It was not the official number … [Read more...] about Experts cast doubt on number of incompetent civil servants