Foreigners in Vietnam to get visa online

Foreigners in Vietnam to get visa online

Visa for foreigners living in Vietnam will be issued online via the National Public Service Portal in 2021.
Preventing a race to the bottom in corporate taxes

Preventing a race to the bottom in corporate taxes

Southeast Asia is experiencing unprecedented economic inequality, with unsustainable tax policies losing a significant amount of potential tax revenues which could be invested into public services. Talking to VIR’s Nguyen Huong, Oxfam Vietnam’s country director Babeth Ngoc Han Lefur evaluated how ASEAN can overcome interrelated challenges such as climate change, widening inequality, and high levels of poverty.
Fighting inequality in ASEAN to defeat the coronavirus pandemic

Fighting inequality in ASEAN to defeat the coronavirus pandemic 1

Against the backdrop of pain and suffering caused by the coronavirus pandemic, ASEAN governments are being encouraged to invest adequately into public services to guarantee the quality of people’s life.
Embracing digital governance for upgrading public services

Embracing digital governance for upgrading public services

On its way to establishing its digital government, Vietnam is looking to take some examples from nations like Estonia, which managed to bring public services to a level that serves the public and emanates trust.
HCM City seeks faster switch to cashless payment

HCM City seeks faster switch to cashless payment

HCM City is on course to build a smart city, so building a cashless society is among its main goals, said Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen.
Public services on national portal reach 725

Public services on national portal reach 725

Six more public services are now available on the National Public Service Portal, raising the total number to 725.
Insurance sector to supply more online services at level four

Insurance sector to supply more online services at level four

The Prime Minister has approved a project on accelerating the supply of level-four online services in the field of insurance and other public services based on data sharing between the Vietnam Social Security and related sectors.
National Public Service Portal to save $185 million a year for Vietnam

National Public Service Portal to save $185 million a year for Vietnam

The National Public Service Portal is estimated to save VND4.222 trillion ($183.5 million) each year.
Work needed on non-cash payments for public services

Work needed on non-cash payments for public services

Governor of the State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) Le Minh Hung has asked relevant agencies to help implement non-cash payments for public services, including tax, electricity, water, hospital and education fees.
255 online public services at level 3, 4 to be launched in 2018-2019

255 online public services at level 3, 4 to be launched in 2018-2019

The PM has issued the list of online public service at level 3 and 4 for ministries, agencies and localities in the phase from 2018-2019.
Framework to drive PPP forward

Framework to drive PPP forward

The Vietnamese government had issued the trial public private partnership investment form,  which will commence on January 15, 2011.