Vietnam supports the End to Poverty Initiative and the 2030 Agenda of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) as well as millennium initiatives to welcome the 100th founding anniversary of the ILO, said Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) Pham Minh Huan.
VOV.VN - Millions of Vietnamese children are living in and struggling with poverty.
The Prime Minister has decided to launch a national steering committee to implement an action plan to tackle hunger in Vietnam between 2016 and 2025.
A Vietnamese Party delegation attended the meeting of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) Standing Committee, in Jakarta, Indonesia from April 22-24.
The north central province of Nghe An plans to increase financial aid to help members of near-poor families buy health insurance over the next few years.
The Prime Minister of Thailand has urged all Asia Cooperation Dialogue member countries to cooperate actively to tackle common challenges of the region in borderless world, including poverty, climate change, epidemics and conflicts.
Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations, has affirmed the country’s commitment to work closely with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to realise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
President Truong Tan Sang has asked Lang Son province to press ahead with building new-style rural areas and consider this as an important solution to poverty in disadvantaged regions.
Roy Mike Boehm came to Vietnam in 1968 as a soldier to fight in the Cu Chi battlefield on the outskirts of Saigon. He now visits the country as a healer of the wounds that the war has given to Quang Ngai Province.
A credit policy that allows families who have just escaped from poverty within the last three years to receive preferential loans is proving effective in localities nationwide.
(VOV) - Over the past 9 months, Vietnam’s GDP growth rate stood at 6.5%, the highest rate in recent, which shows the national economy has maintained its momentum.
Hanoi is taking in a wide range of steps to better the lives of the elderly, who account for a growing proportion of its population.
(VOV) - October 17 is observed as the Day for the Poor in Vietnam. Much is being done to improve their living conditions and justify their trust in the government’s policy on social security.
The Thanh Hoa provincial chapter of the Vietnam Women’s Union and the Federation of Cuban Women (FCW) have expressed their wish to increase visits and share experiences, contributing to fostering traditional ties between the two countries and their women.
(VOV) -Australian Vietnamese singer Thanh Bui, who was in the top eight of the Australian Idol 2008 contest, and world’s renowned stars including Jennifer Lopez, Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Winslet and the pop boy band One Direction have appeared in “We are the People”- United Nations’ Global Goals video.
The number of people living in extreme poverty is likely to fall for the first time below 10% of the world's population in 2015, the World Bank said on October 4 as it revised its benchmark for measuring the problem.
Germany needs to limit the number of refugees it takes in or even close its borders, conservative allies of German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at the weekend, as the country deals with record inflows of people fleeing from war and poverty.
Pope Francis on September 25 condemned the craving for material gains and power, warning an annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations that greed is destroying the Earth's resources and aggravating poverty.
(VOV) -The Vietnam government and the United Nations have released a report revealing that 43 million Vietnamese have been lifted out of poverty over the past 15 years.
Cutting the poverty rate among ethnic minority groups by 3-4% annually is among the specific targets for 2025 set recently by the Government in its efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in connection with ethnic minorities.