Poverty in Vietnam continues to fall, particularly amongst ethnic minorities, who saw their rate of poverty decline significantly by 13 percentage points, the largest decline in the past decade, says a new World Bank report.
The ASEAN Family Day 2015 was held in Mexico on February 14th with a view to fortifying traditional friendship and collaboration between nations in the bloc as well as with the host country.
Vietnam’s macro economy has begun a sustainable recovery period, bringing opportunities on investment and job in the country, said Chief Executive Official of the UK’s Dragon Capital Group Dominic Scriven.
Hanoi granted amnesty to 305 inmates, ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, the largest holiday of the country.
(VNF) - The “New Zealand - Open to the new” season kicked off in Hanoi on February 5th to celebrate 40 years of diplomatic relations between New Zealand and Vietnam.
(VNF) - The Prime Minister has urged the Ministry of Finance to take over VND4,200 tons of rice from the national reserve to distribute to Quang Ngai, Yen Bai, Ninh Binh, Cao Bang, Dak Lak, Ha Nam, Kon Tum and Gia Lai, during the lunar New Year festival (Tet).
(VNF) – Statistics by the southwestern steering committee showed that in January, the Mekong River delta region created jobs for 34,000 labourers, a year-on-year increase of 5.7%.
(VNF) - Over the past 6 years, the Ho Chi Minh city Farmers’ Association has raised nearly VND50 billion from enterprises, agencies and sponsors to support the lives of poor farmers.
(VNF) - The People’s Committee of the northern province of Thai Binh has decided to spend over VND30 billion giving Tet presents to revolutionary contributors, poor people, elderly people and extremely disadvantaged children.
(VNF) - The Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) has launched a program to give Tet presents to islands with a total capital of VND4.75 billion.
(VNF) - The Department of Labour, War-Invalids and Social Affairs of the southern province of Dong Nai has reported that enterprises in the province are expected to recruit over 60,000 labourers in 2015.
(VNF) - The Community-based Poverty Reduction Project (CPRP) under the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) will invest over USD33 million in 30 communes of 5 districts in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang from 2015 to 2020.
(VNF) - On the occasion of the lunar New Year, the provincial Court of the central province of Phu Yen has decided to release prisoners ahead of schedule or reduce duration of imprisonment for 443 prisoners.
From 2010 to 2014, the central province of Quang Nam contributed VND401 billion and tens of thousands of working days to build the rural traffic system.
So far 100% of ethnic minority communes, 95% of ethnic minority villages and 96.8% of ethnic minority households in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak have had access to the national grid, making it one of localities reporting the highest rate of ethnic minorities using national grid in the region, the provincial Power Company reported.
(VNF) - Information announced during an online meeting on labour held by the Ministry of Labour, War-Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) on January 22nd showed that in 2015, the country is expected to create jobs for 1.6 million people, including 1.51 million domestic jobs and 90,000 labourers to be sent to work abroad.
(VNF) - The Hanoi city Department of Labour, War-Invalids and Social Affairs has said in 2015, Hanoi will strive to help 3,500 families escape poverty and reduce the poverty rate to 1.8%.