Vietnam to cut civil servants by 5,510 next year

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a plan to reduce the number of civil servants by 2 percent to 259,590. This number would include all civil servants working in state agencies and administrative organizations, as also those working for Vietnam’s diplomatic missions overseas, special associations ...

Viet Tuan

Civil servants’ base salary to increase in July

The monthly basic salary for civil servants, public employees and those working in the armed forces will increase to 1.39 million VND (61.1 USD) from 1.3 million VND (57.2 USD) as of July 1, 2018.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Gov’t offices to trim 4,000 staff this year

As many as 265,106 civil servants will be included in the State payroll this year, a year-on-year decrease of about 4,000, according to a Prime Minister’s decision that takes effect this month. The employment number does not include those working at the Public Security Ministry, Defence ...

VietnamNet Reporter

PM agrees to VND90,000 salary rise from July 2018

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has agreed to increase the monthly basic salary for civil servants from VNĐ1.3 million (US$57.2) to VNĐ1.39 million ($61.16), or a one per cent increase, starting from July 2018. Keep reading ...


Vietnam’s corruption-prone public sector to receive 7 pct pay rise next year

Vietnamese lawmakers have approved a 7 percent pay rise for workers in the public sector, an area critics say is prone to corruption due to low official salaries. The basic wage in the sector will be raised to VND1.39 million ($61.20) a month from July ...

Anh Minh

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