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Government social protection policy falls short: survey

Government social protection policy falls short: survey

The Government's social protection support policy has struggled to prevent vulnerable people from falling into poverty and to protect those already poor from descending deeper into poverty due to COVID-19 pandemic, a survey has found.

Australia to provide additional funding to PAPI survey in Vietnam

Australia to provide additional funding to PAPI survey in Vietnam

VOV.VN - Australia is set to offer a further AUD9.7 million, equivalent to US$6.75 million, between 2021 and 2025 for the funding of the Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) survey, as conducted by the UN Development Programme.

Strict measures enable Thailand to effectively control spread of COVID-19

Strict measures enable Thailand to effectively control spread of COVID-19

Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai has informed the high-level video conference on belt and road international cooperation: ‘Combating COVID-19 with solidarity’ of Thailand's strict and cautious measures that have enabled Thailand to effectively control the spread of COVID-19.

Poverty tops concerns of Vietnamese citizens: 2019 PAPI Report

Poverty tops concerns of Vietnamese citizens: 2019 PAPI Report

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.

UNDP assists Mekong Delta in drought response efforts

UNDP assists Mekong Delta in drought response efforts

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Partnership for Disaster Risk Reduction under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) signed an agreement on March 17 to support the Mekong Delta’s response to drought and saltwater intrusion.

Closing inequality gaps to secure long-lasting progress

Closing inequality gaps to secure long-lasting progress

Alongside its socio-economic development process, Vietnam has been enhancing its human resource development policies. Caitlin Wiesen, United Nations Development Programme resident represen­tative in Vietnam, writes about the country's progress in ensuring human development.

Revised GDP in line with international practices

Revised GDP in line with international practices

The revision of the size of Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) for 2011-2017 is in line with international practices and serves as a foundation for the country's development path in the next 10 years, an official has said.

New policy needed for young start-ups

New policy needed for young start-ups

Building the correct legal framework is one of the major challenges holding back start-up businesses and now the Government is looking at easing red-tape and giving an easier ride to both young companies and the private sector.