Vietnam

Measures sought to develop agriculture in northwestern region

Australian Ambassador to Vietnam Craig Chittick stated that Vietnam is among the leading countries in poverty reduction. However, the poverty rate remains high in the northwestern region. Therefore, the Australian Government has been making efforts to …

by · Thursday, 23 November 2017 · Australia, Vietnam

What does 6.9% economic growth mean for ordinary people?

Could it be that the Philippines will finally go the way of Vietnam, which dramatically reduced its poverty rate from 58 percent to 29 percent between …

by · Monday, 20 November 2017 · Philippines, Vietnam

Vietnam urges building of vision for responsible ASEM

The official also suggested the collaboration cover sustainable and inclusive growth, poverty eradication, climate change, disaster risk reduction, sustainable management of natural resources, food – water – energy security, and development of global v…

by · Monday, 20 November 2017 · Vietnam

‘Natural’ disasters turn ‘princes’ into paupers

Many households who have worked hard to escape poverty are pushed back below the line by flooding. Sơn La is one of the provinces in the region that has a high rate of poor households. The poverty gets worse after each flood or storm that hits the prov…

by · Monday, 20 November 2017 · Vietnam

‘Natural’ disasters turn ‘princes’ into paupers

Many households who have worked hard to escape poverty are pushed back below the line by flooding. Sơn La is one of the provinces in the region that has a high rate of poor households. The poverty gets worse after each flood or storm that hits the prov…

by · Monday, 20 November 2017 · Vietnam

Bac Kan urged to boost its growth

Bac Kan has developed from a war resistance base to become a role model and a vanguard in poverty reduction and sustainable development, the PM said, adding that the province is a symbol of the close relationship between the Party and the people. Prime…

by · Monday, 20 November 2017 · Vietnam

PM asks Bac Kan to consider poverty reduction a political task

NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the mountainous northern province of Bac Kan to launch a widespread poverty reduction …

by · Sunday, 19 November 2017 · Vietnam

PM asks Bac Kan to consider poverty reduction a political task

Bac Kan (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan to launch a widespread poverty reduction … PM pointed out that the province’s multi-dimensional poverty rate stands at 26 percent, which still remains high as compared with the national average.

by · Sunday, 19 November 2017 · Vietnam

Sharing brings happiness: cheap meals for the poor

Understanding the difficulties of poverty, Dung long wanted to help other poor people, especially as his own life has become better. Dung himself helps cook at the restaurant and said he is happy to see people enjoy the meals. Since July 2017 when the …

by · Sunday, 19 November 2017 · Vietnam

APEC 2017: Jakarta Post praises Vietnam’s role

… globalization, and economic reform. The paper said Vietnam is undergoing a transformation from an agricultural country to an export-oriented economy, and a country of industrialisation and modernisation. The nation’s progress in poverty alleviation has been shown in the poverty rate reduction from …

by · Friday, 17 November 2017 · Vietnam