Chairwoman of the Lao National Assembly Pany Yathotou met with Lao students who are studying in the northern province of Son La on July 5.
The Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) aims to offer VND41 trillion (US$1.8 billion) of loans to the southwest region in 2030, up VND13 trillion (US$571 million), or 46 percent, compared to 2016, with average credit growth of 10 percent each year.
VOV.VN - A regional workshop on methods and strategies for implementing public private partnerships in tourism for Cambodia Laos Myanmar and Vietnam plus Thailand transpired in early May in Vientiane.
Authorities of the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan were asked to work harder to improve quality of life for the H’ Mong ethnic minority people in the locality, thus narrowing the development gap and reducing poverty.
The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh aims to send at least 200 workers abroad per year between 2017 and 2020.
Cham Island Biosphere Reserve in Hoi An City, Quang Nam province has become more and more attractive to visitors. Its performance is helping local residents improve their livelihood.
A seminar was held at El Salvador University, Buenos Aires province, Argentina on May 8 to detail Vietnam’s revolutionary achievements and recent socio-economic development.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has instructed Lao Cai province to focus on developing its tourism, which is considered a key economic sector in the fight against poverty and the promotion of cultural identities of ethnic groups in the northwestern region.
VOV.VN - Plum tree is considered a natural endowment for the Mong ethnic group in Moc Chau district, Son La province. With a high economic value, the plum tree has helped them escape poverty and become wealthy.
The World Vision International (WVI) will provide an additional US$2.26 million for existing programmes and projects in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai in 2017.
Deputy Minister of Finance Tran Xuan Ha attended the 40th session of the Governing Council of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), which opened in Rome, Italy, on February 14.
The central province of ThuaThien – Hue has so far supported 14,000 needy households in accessing preferential loans from the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) in 2017.
The capital city of Hanoi will strive to help 10,230 families rise out of poverty in 2017, equivalent to a 0.6 percent reduction in household poverty rate.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc inspected the operation at the Minh Phu Seafood Corporation in the southernmost province of Ca Mau on February 5, one day ahead of a national conference on developing shrimp sector.
The northeastern province of Quang Ninh is determined to eradicate extreme poverty in all communes and hamlets by 2020.
Vietnam has achieved targets on sustainable poverty reduction in disadvantaged areas thanks partly to a project funded by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ireland Embassy, heard a conference in Hanoi on November 22.
President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan praised residents in My Hoa Hung commune of the Mekong Delta province of An Giang’s Long Xuyen city for their efforts to escape from poverty.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved policies to support development in ethnic minority and mountainous areas in 2017-2020, which aim to reduce the poverty ratio in the areas by 3-4 percent annually.
Residents of Mu Cang Chai District in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai are enjoying better lives thanks to their special ethnic fruit called Son Tra.
Vietnamese women spend an average of five hours a day on unpaid work such as household chores and childcare while men spare around three hours.