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Vietnam attends 105th International Labour Conference

Vietnam attends 105th International Labour Conference

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.

Thai PM calls on all sectors to address global threats

Thai PM calls on all sectors to address global threats

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.

Vietnam continues to work with UNDP to realise SDGs: Ambassador

Vietnam continues to work with UNDP to realise SDGs: Ambassador

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).

Preferential loans helping low-income families

Preferential loans helping low-income families

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.

High GDP growth – positive economic sign

High GDP growth – positive economic sign

(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.

Vietnam reduces poverty sustainably

Vietnam reduces poverty sustainably

(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.

Thanh Hoa, Cuba women expect to share experience via visits

Thanh Hoa, Cuba women expect to share experience via visits

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.

Thanh Bui in UN's Global Goals video

Thanh Bui in UN's Global Goals video

(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.

43 million Vietnamese escape poverty

43 million Vietnamese escape 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.

Ethnic minority poverty rate to be cut by 3-4% annually

Ethnic minority poverty rate to be cut by 3-4% annually

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.