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HCM City aims to have no poor households by end of 2020

HCM City aims to have no poor households by end of 2020

Local authorities need to learn more about the multi-dimensional aspects of poverty and offer solutions to reduce the poverty rate in Ho Chi Minh City, Deputy Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Vo Thi Dung said at a workshop on sustainable poverty reduction held on May 22.

HCM City aims to have no poor households by end of 2020

HCM City aims to have no poor households by end of 2020

Local authorities need to learn more about the multi-dimensional aspects of poverty and offer solutions to reduce the poverty rate in HCM City, Vo Thi Dung, deputy secretary of the city’s Party Committee, said at a workshop on sustainable poverty reduction held on May 22.

Hanoi: Poverty rate down to 1.16% in 2018

Hanoi: Poverty rate down to 1.16% in 2018

Some 12,000 households in Hanoi escaped poverty this year, bringing the local poverty rate down to 1.16%, a goal achieved two years ahead of schedule, heard a conference on December 26.

ADB helps Vietnam improve health care in disadvantaged areas

ADB helps Vietnam improve health care in disadvantaged areas

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved 100.6 million USD in financing to support the Vietnamese Government’s reform effort to improve health service delivery and the quality of health care providers, especially in poor, border areas.

US$31.1 bln under Prog 135 for Central, Central Highlands regions

US$31.1 bln under Prog 135 for Central, Central Highlands regions

Localities in the Central and Central Highlands regions have been allocated over VND718 trillion (nearly US$31.1 billion) under the Programme 135 in 2018, according to Nguyen Xuan Duc, head of the Department of Locality II under the Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs.

Binh Thuan should raise tourism’s stake in local economy: PM

Binh Thuan should raise tourism’s stake in local economy: PM

The south central province of Binh Thuan needs to fully tap its tourism potential and increase this industry’s proportion in the local GDP to at least 15 percent, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told provincial officials on April 18.

HCM City looks to bring down poverty rate

HCM City looks to bring down poverty rate

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.

Fiber factory to be built in HCM City

Fiber factory to be built in HCM City

The Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex) plans to build a garment and fiber factory in Ho Chi Minh City's rural district of Can Gio in an effort to reduce the poverty rate.

Vietnam strives to reduce poverty rate

Vietnam strives to reduce poverty rate

(VOV) - It is essential to review all mechanisms and policies on sustainable poverty reduction to achieve the set target of reducing annual poverty rate by 1-1.5% in the 2016 – 2020 period, affirmed Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh.

Voters satisfied with NA’s social welfare policies

Voters satisfied with NA’s social welfare policies

Voters in central Ha Tinh province’s Cam Xuyen district stated on October 3 that the National Assembly (NA)’s social welfare policies aimed at workers and communities in rural areas had helped improve living standards.

Poverty rate drops to new low of 7.8%

Poverty rate drops to new low of 7.8%

The rate of poor households has dropped from 22% in 2005 to 7.8% last year, reports the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

Mekong Delta strives to cut poverty rate

Mekong Delta provinces will strive to help more than 44,000 households escape poverty this year, bringing the region’s poverty rate down to 6% from 7.2% at the end of 2013.