The household poverty rate is set to reduce further this year, but the wealth gap is still widening, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
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.
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.
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.
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.
The poverty rate among households in the country is expected to drop to under 6 percent at the end of this year from 6.7 percent in 2017, the National Assembly Standing Committee heard at its 27th session on September 17.
Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on August 6 presented gifts of the National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC) to policy beneficiaries, families of Agent Orange/Dioxin victims and poor children in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre.
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.
VOV.VN -70% of Vietnamese people have been economically guaranteed with 13% categorized into the middle income group, up 20% in the past 7 years.
Poverty rate in the Central Highlands dropped by 2.8 percent annually over the past 15 years, the Steering Committee for the Central Highlands said on June 30.
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.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan noticed the relatively big and diverse potential for development of Nam Nhun while visiting this border district of the north-western province of Lai Chau on March 11.
Ho Chi Minh City People’s Council has set the target of a gross regional domestic product (GRDP) growth of 8.4% - 8.7% in 2017.
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.
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.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung chaired the Government’s monthly meeting on June 29, requesting ministries, sectors, and localities employ concrete measures to increase socio-economic performance in the last half of 2015.
(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 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.
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 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.