Vietnam is ready to join other UN member states and sides involved in fighting terrorism and organised crime for peace and stability regionally and globally, stated Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Minh Vu.
COVID-19 has had a serious impact on vulnerable households, especially those of ethnic minority groups, those with members working in the non-official sector, or those with immigrants, according to a report released at a conference in Hanoi on July 23.
Even before Vietnam was affected by COVID-19, poverty, economic growth and the environment were top concerns of citizens in the country, reveals the 2019 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) Report released by the UNDP on April 28.
VOV.VN - Y Ty commune in Bat Xat district has emerged as a new tourist destination and is considered the second Sa Pa in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai.
Almost 20 years ago, Vu Tri Long, now 50 years old, was listed as a poor man in Village 5, Song Cau Town, Dong Hy District in the northern mountainous province of Thai Nguyen.
A project to build 2,174 bridges to replace temporary bridges in 50 provinces and cities has progressed more quickly than expected, said Nguyen Van Huyen, Director of the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam.
The Ho Chi Minh City Study Encouragement Association on October 28 granted scholarships worth US$77,400 to more than 500 students.
The multidimensional approach to poverty, which has been adopted by Vietnam for nearly three years, have produced encouraging results, reflected in remarkable improvement in living conditions in disadvantaged areas.
Microfinance, which provides preferential micro-credits with simple conditions, is seen as an effective tool to help women beat poverty, develop business and make contributions to the society.
Microfinance, with easy access to capital, is an effective measure to strengthen the confidence of women and encourage their engagement in production activities, thus improving incomes and reducing poverty, stated Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam Nguyen Kim Anh.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc laid stress on the significance of tourism for socio-economic development in the central province of Quang Binh during a meeting with the locality on August 26.
The Vietnamese Association in Vientiane, Laos reviewed its performance over the past five years and set out orientations for the 2018-2022 tenure during a congress on July 21.
There is still an abundance of opportunities for foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to partner with Vietnam during the country’s development path, even after Vietnam has become a low middle-income country with less outside assistance.
Vietnam has always actively taken part in initiatives and different cooperation fields of the GMS Economic Cooperation Programme, helping to develop the economy, reduce poverty and enhance economic links in the region.
The Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang supported 11,200 households to escape from poverty in 2017.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked for strict implementation of the Zero Hunger Action Programme of Vietnam by 2025 after it is approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
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.
VOV.VN - High-tech applications in agricultural development have been widely promoted in Hai Phong City.
More than US$1.6 million was donated at a fund-raising programme held by the Ho Chi Minh City chapter of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) in collaboration with the Ho Chi Minh City Television on November 26.
The Central Highlands province of Dak Lak is making efforts to reduce the rate of poor households by 2.5-3 percent by 2020.