Vietnam congratulates the two Koreas for successfully organizing the first inter-Korean summit in more than a decade.
(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%.
(VNF) - Some 15,000 units of blood are expected to be collected during Red Sunday, a voluntary blood donation festival which will take place on January 25th across 18 provinces and cities.
(VNF) - On January 19th, the Quang Ngai provincial fisheries society and the provincial fishermen’s fund visited and granted assistance worth VND2-20 million for each ship owner and fishermen who met with accidents when fishing in the Paracel Archipelago.
(VNF) - Information released by the Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) on January 19th showed that during the lunar New Year Tet festival it would give gifts to poor families and medical insurance cards to poor women worth VND25 billion.
(VNF) – Over the past 5 years, over 38,000 rural labourers in the southern province of Dong Nai have received vocational training, thus having opportunities to improve their standard of living, according to the provincial Department of Labour, War-Invalids and Social Affairs.
(VNF) - The Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) reported that in 2014, it had lent VND39.654 trillion to over 2.1 million customers, helping 400,000 families escape poverty.