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Refreshing breeze of transparency: a list of ineligible projects
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Refreshing breeze of transparency: a list of ineligible projects

Vietnamnet - A list of all housing projects in which foreign organisations and individuals are not allowed to make purchases is being publicised by local authorities at the urgent bidding of the

VN firms struggle in transparency
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VN firms struggle in transparency

Vietnamnet - Vietnamese enterprises can meet some international standards of transparency, however, large companies still disclose little information about anti-corruption programmes.

Seeking transparency, Congressional Democrats introduce 'Mar-a-Lago' act
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Seeking transparency, Congressional Democrats introduce 'Mar-a-Lago' act

Yahoo News The twin bills, not-so-subtly titled the “Making Access Records Available to Lead Government Openness Act”, or the acronym “Mar-a-Lago” are named after the President’s beachside resort

Experts: Transparency lacking in VN mining sector
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Experts: Transparency lacking in VN mining sector

Vietnamnet - The Vietnamese legal framework and policies regarding transparency in the mining sector is 'fairly comprehensive', however, implementation of such policies leaves a lot to be desired.

One-sentence draft bills criticized for lack of transparency
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One-sentence draft bills criticized for lack of transparency

Yahoo News AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — With the annual return of legislators to the Maine Statehouse comes the predictable pile of one-sentence draft bills that give an idea of what legislators want to do,

Better transparency of SOEs for foreign investors
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Better transparency of SOEs for foreign investors

Authorities will likely change the current equitization method toward more transparency and clearer information for foreign investors, a move that has long been waited for.

Congress moves to increase judicial transparency in D.C.
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Congress moves to increase judicial transparency in D.C.

Congress approves an act to increase D.C. judicial transparency in the wake of a Center for Public Integrity report.

Journalism groups seek transparency from Trump presidency
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Journalism groups seek transparency from Trump presidency

Most of the leading journalism associations in the U.S. penned an open letter to President-elect Trump imploring him to work with them to preserve press freedom.

Experts who quit Panama's transparency commission produce their own report
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Experts who quit Panama's transparency commission produce their own report

Report's authors say that the U.S. and EU have the power to force other nations to embrace transparency reforms.

Policy Prescriptions: Trump and Clinton on transparency
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Policy Prescriptions: Trump and Clinton on transparency

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have both broken from tradition during their campaigns for president by sharing less information with the public than did their predecessors,

With email dumps, WikiLeaks tests power of full transparency
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With email dumps, WikiLeaks tests power of full transparency

LONDON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange first outlined the hypothesis nearly a decade ago: Can total transparency defeat an entrenched group of insiders?

Iran leader urges polls transparency, rejects foreign meddling
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Iran leader urges polls transparency, rejects foreign meddling

Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called on Saturday for more transparency in elections due in May following allegations of electoral fraud in the last polls. State media carried election

Transparency essential to real estate growth
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Transparency essential to real estate growth

It is necessary for housing developers, contractors, banks and State agencies to co-operate in disclosing information about real estate projects to avoid panicking buyers, experts have said.

Vietnam urged to join EITI for mining transparency
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Vietnam urged to join EITI for mining transparency

The Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) has asked Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to consider the participation of Viet Nam in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).

Lack of transparency holds back Vietnam's real estate market
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Lack of transparency holds back Vietnam's real estate market


A national data base is needed to support investors and home buyers.

Vietnam's flexible exchange rate regime needs
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Vietnam's flexible exchange rate regime needs "more transparency": World Bank

Vietnam’s shift to a more flexible exchange rate regime “is the best way at this point” as it would help improve the country’s “relatively low” foreign exchange reserves, said Sandeep Mahajan, lead