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Deputy PM shares Vietnam’s MDG achievements at UN event

Deputy PM shares Vietnam’s MDG achievements at UN event

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has shared Vietnam’s experience in implementing the millennium development goals (MDGs) that the country has achieved most ahead of schedule at a high-level event held at the UN headquarters in New York on September 25.

Ethnic minority poverty rate to be cut by 3-4% annually

Ethnic minority poverty rate to be cut by 3-4% annually

Cutting the poverty rate among ethnic minority groups by 3-4% annually is among the specific targets for 2025 set recently by the Government in its efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in connection with ethnic minorities.

Communities use mobiles to prepare for disasters

Communities use mobiles to prepare for disasters

NGO ActionAid and Microsoft on November 12 launched a pilot project using mobilephones and Microsoft Data Gathering (MDG) tools for use in disaster response in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang.

Lawmakers approve Vietnam’s proposals for IPU-132

Lawmakers approve Vietnam’s proposals for IPU-132

The 131st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-131) held in Geneva, Switzerland, approved Vietnam’s proposal on the main topic for IPU-132 with a focus on the role of parliament and the implementation of the post-2015 sustainable development agenda.

MDG achievements highlighted at UN session

MDG achievements highlighted at UN session

(VOV) -Over the past decade, Vietnam has recorded remarkable progress in giving effect to the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) action programme, resulting in better healthcare services for the country’s citizens.

ASEAN Community targets better health care

ASEAN Community targets better health care

(VOV) -It is imperative to focus expressly on improving access to quality health care within the confines of accelerating socio-economic growth and cultural progress towards realising the ASEAN Community, said Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.

Norway backs Vietnam-EU free trade deal

Norway backs Vietnam-EU free trade deal

(VOV) -Vietnam and Norway have agreed to boost cooperation and work closely together to soon complete negotiations and sign the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (VEFTA).

NA Vice Chairwoman hails Vietnam-Norway ties

NA Vice Chairwoman hails Vietnam-Norway ties

(VOV) -Relations between Vietnam and Norway are developing well in all realms, from politics and diplomacy to trade, investment and development cooperation, Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan told a Norwegian parliamentary delegation.

Whether Vietnam should rely on ODA or not?

Whether Vietnam should rely on ODA or not?

(VOV) - Official Development Assistance (ODA) has been a key source of funds, helping, Vietnam make great socio-economic strides in the comprehensive renewal process.

Vietnam moves closer to MDGs

Vietnam moves closer to MDGs

(VOV) - Vietnam has fulfilled the three major Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets of poverty reduction, universal primary education, and gender equality.