VOV.VN - The government has issued a resolution on encouraging businesses to invest in effective, safe, and sustainable agriculture.
Movitel, Viettel Group's joint venture in Mozambique, has been chosen as one of partners for a World Bank (WB) project to improve living standards and access to financial packages for the poor in rural and remote areas in the African country.
Vietnam’s Central Highlands province of Dak Lak and Cambodia’s Mondulkiri have agreed to maintain their friendship, support each other in socio-economic development, and work together to improve the living standards of their border residents.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recently approved a project to develop sustainable and smart cities for 2018-2025 with a vision to 2030.
VOV.VN - Vietnam spent in excess of US$2.82 billion importing pharmaceuticals for medical treatment and health care last year, up 10% on a year earlier at US$ 2.563 billion.
A conference on Vietnam’s performance across three pillars of the ASEAN Community took place in Hanoi on December 26, gathering 100 representatives from ministries and sectors involved in cooperative activities with the bloc.
The 11th meeting of the Joint Coordination Committee on Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam (CLV) Development Triangle Area was declared a success in Vietnam’s southern Binh Phuoc on December 19.
Increasing the regional minimum wage has raised concerns over a potential trade-off with social allowances that would block the new wages from increasing employees' real income.
For years, ornamental tree planting has helped people in the northern province of Bac Ninh increase their income and improve living standards.
Poverty reduction programmes have had positive impacts on the living standards of ethnic minorities, but the challenge of sustaining the gains remains, experts say.
The northeastern province of Quang Ninh is determined to eradicate extreme poverty in all communes and hamlets by 2020.
The effective implementation of policies on ethnic groups has helped reduce poverty and improved the living standards of ethnic people in Hanoi.
In one of its most ambitious anti-poverty plans yet, Vietnam has set the target of lifting the income for farming communities by the year 2020, as it tries to improve living standards for rural areas.
Outdated wage policy was named a primary cause of bureaucratic corruption in Vietnam by experts at a conference on wage reform in Hanoi on October 12, local daily Thanh Nien (Young People) reported.
The Ho Chi Minh City government has set a goal of lowering the poverty rate to 3.06% by the end of this year as higher living standards require a more comprehensive anti-poverty program.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed with the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL)’s proposal to pilot a project on building residential areas, supermarkets, pre-schools, cultural houses and legal assistance centres serving workers at 15 industrial and processing zones.
Vietnam should build an inclusive growth model that ensures social and economic equal rights of women, according to a report.
Hundreds of Vietnamese and foreign investors interested in business opportunities in Hanoi will be present at a conference slated for June 4 in the capital city.
A Workers’ Month was launched at a ceremony in the northern province of Hung Yen on April 27 on the occasion of the 130th May Day with the focus on improving workers’ living standards.
Over 2,300 households in Na Nghiu commune, Song Ma district in the mountainous northwestern province of Son La were hooked up to the national power grid on January 30, Son La Power Company reported.