Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said he expects the northern port city of Hai Phong will take the lead in developing a modern agricultural industry while addressing a conference on October 15 to review the implementation of the national programme on new-style rural building areas in the city in 2010-2020.
A new updated poverty line relevant to modern conditions will be submitted to the Prime Minister this September since the existing line is too low, said Minister of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MOLISA) Pham Thi Hai Chuyen on April 15.
(VOV) -The number of elderly people in Vietnam is growing fast, making up 10.2% of the country’s total population.
(VOV) - Prime Minister Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao will pay an official visit to Vietnam from September 3-5 to foster bilateral relations.
(VOV) - Vietnam is striving to improve the quality of poverty reduction to make its poverty line close to the global standard by 2015 and beyond.
(VOV) -Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has decided to offer households exisiting near the poverty line with preferential loans to help improve their living conditions.
(VOV) - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) held a joint conference in Hanoi on January 28 reviewing the 2012–2015 targets of the national programme on clean water and environmental sanitation in rural areas.
(VOV) - Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has decided to offer disadvantaged people relief aid during the coming lunar New Year (Tet) holiday and lean months.
(VOV) - The central city of Danang has earmarked more than VND1,000 billion fora poverty reduction project over the 2013–2017 period.
(VOV) - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh has emphasised reducing poverty rates and protecting social welfare are top priorities.
The online newspaper Eurasia Review last week printed an article entitled “Vietnam: An Asian Miracle?” to share ideas from experts in the University of Paris.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs on July 24 proposed raising the official poverty line to twice its former level.