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Figures and Events Review


No 54 Nguyễn Chí Thanh - Đống Đa- Hà Nội




Nguyễn Thị Thanh Hương


024.37 344 921

Deputy Director:

Bùi Bích Thuỷ


024.37 344 970

Deputy Director:

Nguyễn Thị Phương Lan 


024.37 344 971









Ha Noi, June 24, 2013


On Specifying functions, duties and organizational structure

for the Figures and Events Magazine



Based on the Press Law (PL) approved by the National Assembly on December 28, 1989 and Amendment Law on some articles in the Law of Press, which was approved by the National Assembly on June 12, 1999;

Based on Decision No 54/2010/QD-TTg dated August 24, 2010 by the Prime Minister specifying functions, duties, powers and organizational structure of the General Statistics Office (GSO) directly under the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI);

Based on Decision No.676/QD-BKH dated May 25, 2009 by the Minister of MPI on the decentralization of management for cadres, civil public workers and employees working in the public administration and service sectors under MPI; 

Considered requests from Director of the Figures and Events Journal and Director of the   Personnel Department,


Article 1- Position and functions

Magazine“Figures and Events” is an organ of public opinion of GSO, which implements the function of publicizing and disseminating GSO’s policies, programs, work plans and actions; disseminating socio-economic information, exchanging experience, researching and popularizing information on science of statistics in accordance with rules.

It is a public service unit with revenues, which by itself covers a part of operating costs, implementation of the autonomy, responsibility in accordance with law.

It has a legal status, its own seal and can open accounts at the State Treasury and Bank to run its work in accordance with law.

International name: Figures and Events Magazine, abbreviated to FEM.

Its head office is located in 54 Nguyen Chi Thanh Street, Dong Da Strict, Ha Noi and a representative office in 101 Pasteur, District 1, HCM City.

Article 2- Duties and powers

The Magazine’s operation is according to the guidelines and purposes provided in the establishment license granted by authority agency and in accordance with law.

Publicizing and disseminating policies and lines of the Party and Government; GSO’s long- term and annual work plans and activities.

Socio-economic information in and out of the country; information on statistical censuses and surveys.

Disseminating and exchanging experience in the field of statistics, theory and methodology; scientific works of individuals and organizations in and out of the country.

Implementing services of propaganda in accordance of law, which is appropriate to the running nature of the press agency (services of printing, publication, release of printed products and other related services).

The Magazine shall act as a focus pointfor coordinating with mass media agencies to popularize important events in the Statistics industry;

Scientific research, application of information technology and international cooperation for the unit’s operation  in accordance with the law;

Management of the organizational machinery, workforce; implementation of salary regulations, policy of treatment, reward, punishment and other rules for employees and workers under management of the unit  in accordance of  law and the decentralization defined by the General Director of GSO;

Control over finance, assets and construction invested projects in accordance of law;

Performance of other duties assigned by the General Director;

Article 3- Organizational structure

The organizational structure of the Magazine consists of:

Editorial Section


Management Section

Representative Office in HCM City

The establishment of new section(s), dissolution, separation and merger of sections and the representative office (generally called Section) under the Magazine shall be decided by the GSO General Director.

Every section has a head; section(s) with 4 employees and above shall have one head and one subhead.

The section head shall be responsible to the Editor-in-chief and to the law for all activities of the section. The subhead shall be liable to the head and to the law for assigned tasks.

Functions, duties and relations among sections shall be specified by the Editor-in-chief of the Magazine.

Article 4- Leaders of the Magazine

he Magazine has one editor-in-chief and deputies. Editor-in-chief and deputies shall be appointed or dismissed by the GSO General Director in accordance of law.

The Editor-in-chief is responsible to the GSO General Director for all activities within the business. Deputies are liable to the Editor-in-chief for their assigned tasks.

Editor-in-chief shall decide to nominate/dismiss/appoint the section head/subhead of the business in accordance with law and the centralization defined by the General Director of GSO.

Article 5- Effect and execution responsibility

This Decision shall take effect from the date of signing. Decision No 871/QD-TCTK dated 01/12/2004 by the General Director of GSO specifying functions, duties and organizational structure for the Figures and Events Magazine is abolished.

Editor-in-chief of the Magazine “Figures and Events”, Director of the Personnel Department, Chief of the Administration Department, Director of the Finance-Planning Department and Heads of related units shall be responsible for execution of this Decision./.




- As said in Article 4 Do Thuc (signed)

- MPI Minister (for reporting)

- GSO General Director

- GSO  Deputy General Director

- Newspaper Department, Information & Communication Ministry

- Press Publication, Central Committee for Propaganda & Instruction 

- Personnel Department of MPI

- Units of GSO

- Website of GSO

- Archive in Document & Letter Section, Personnel Department