Cambodian garment association urges EU to maintain trade preferences

Cambodia has benefited from the EBA scheme since 2001, and thanks to this, millions of Cambodians have been lifted from poverty and have …

by · Friday, 16 August 2019 · Cambodia, Vietnam

Climate-change adaptation models help farmers escape poverty

Tra Vinh (VNS/VNA) — Many farmers in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh have escaped poverty by adapting to climate change and shifting from …

by · Sunday, 11 August 2019 · Vietnam

Gov’t determined to build houses for country’s revolutionary participants

Noticeably, Mr. Dung said that of 900,000 blind and 1.1 million deaf people currently, about 400,000 have fallen into chronic poverty. Two enterprises …

by · Thursday, 8 August 2019 · Vietnam

Deputy PM urges construction of houses for the poor

The minister said there were currently 900,000 blind and 1.1 million deaf people, of which about 400,000 were in position of chronic poverty.

by · Thursday, 8 August 2019 · Vietnam

Eligible age for social welfare benefits to be reduced to 75

“The current level of social assistance for the elderly and people with disabilities is low, equal to 30 per cent of the urban poverty line and 40 per cent …

by · Wednesday, 7 August 2019 · Vietnam

As Vietnam ages, retiree employment on the cards

… is also lower than the country’s poverty line, amounting to just 30 percent of the poverty line in urban areas and 40 percent in rural areas, he added.

by · Wednesday, 7 August 2019 · Vietnam

Duterte names acting heads of agriculture and budget departments

He added that “the main problem is that the rural poverty incidence in the country is 30%, which is more than two times that of Indonesia, Vietnam, and …

by · Monday, 5 August 2019 · Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam

Poor households eligible for preferential loans for abroad work

Households below the national poverty line in Ho Chi Minh City who register to work abroad are eligible for preferential loans, said Deputy Director of …

by · Sunday, 28 July 2019 · Vietnam

Donated land gives the gift of education

In order to get trust from local people and help them understand that education is a good way to get out of poverty, in 2004, Nay Bim donated land to …

by · Sunday, 28 July 2019 · Vietnam

Indonesia sets to reduce poverty rate to 9 percent

Indonesia has set a target to reduce its poverty rate to 9 percent at the end of this year, from 9.66 percent in 2018.(Photo:

by · Thursday, 25 July 2019 · Indonesia, Vietnam