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Policy dialogue seeks to support poor households in production

Policy dialogue seeks to support poor households in production

The Department of Cooperatives and Rural Development under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) recently held a policy dialogue in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang to support poor households to develop production.

POSCO gives over 100 new homes to southern poor households

POSCO gives over 100 new homes to southern poor households

More than 100 new steel-frame houses were presented to low-income families in Tan Hoa commune, Tan Thanh district, southern Ba Ria – Vung Tau province on June 13 as part of the project “Vietnam POSCO Steel Village”.

Front leader gives Tet gifts to poor households in Son La

Front leader gives Tet gifts to poor households in Son La

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan visited and presented gifts to poor households and welfare policy beneficiaries in the northern mountainous province of Son La on January 14-15, ahead of the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

Latrines for poor households

Latrines for poor households

As many as 35,000 poor households in the rural areas of five provinces will gain access to hygienic sanitation by building new latrines at their houses over the next two years, a recent conference heard.

Hanoi tackles poverty

Hanoi tackles poverty

Hanoi is attempting to reduce the rate of poverty by 1.3%, equivalent to 27,000 poor households, in 2016, with preferential policies.

Extension of flood-proof house construction programme proposed

Extension of flood-proof house construction programme proposed

The Ministry of Construction has proposed to the Government on the extension of a programme to build floodproof residential clusters and houses in areas highly vulnerable to flood in the Mekong Delta region to another period from 2016 to 2020.

Storm-proof housing programme benefits 11,253 needy families

Storm-proof housing programme benefits 11,253 needy families

A Government programme on assisting poor households in central region build flood and storm-proof houses has reached 11,253 needy families as of the end of the second quarter this year, said the housing and real estate market department under the Ministry of Construction.

Social insurance to offer new incentives

Voluntary social insurance participants will enjoy more benefits including government subsidies of up to 30 per cent of premiums, more choices in payment terms, and no age limit on participants, said a Government resolution.