UNDP: Progress in Vietnam poverty reduction impressive

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

UNDP: Progress in Vietnam poverty reduction impressive

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has reduced its poverty rate from 58.1% in 1992 to 17.2% in 2012, lifting some 30 million people out of poverty, according a United Nations Development Program (UNDP) report.

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Philippines to gain 3.1 million jobs as part of AEC

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

The Philippines could generate an additional 3.1 million jobs as a member of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), which is expected to come into being in 2015.

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PM urges efforts to spur growth

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

PM urges efforts to spur growth

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said yesterday that drastic measures are needed to deal with aggregate demand, spur production and ensure social protection.

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Global human development report launched

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Global human development report launched

The 2014 Human Development Report was launched in Vietnam on September 11 by the UN Development Programme in collaboration with the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS).

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PM Dung calls for APEC co-operation

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PM Dung calls for APEC co-operation

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung called for members of the Asia-Pacific region to strengthen co-operation and experience connectivity in human resources development at the 6th APEC Human Resources Development Ministerial Meeting in Ha Noi on Saturday.

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Bo De Pagoda orphans transferred to social centres

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Bo De Pagoda orphans transferred to social centres

On August 22, Hanoi authorities transferred the first 17 children and 14 elderly people to Thuy An Centre following the child-trafficking case at Bo De Pagoda.

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Kind readers help little girl recover from traffic accident

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Kind readers help little girl recover from traffic accident

DTiNews has transferred VND175 million (USD8,300) donated by readers to support a two-year-old girl who was in critical condition after a traffic accident.

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Pagoda probe reveals multiple problems

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

Bo De Pagoda, which made headlines following the arrests of two female residents for alleged child trafficking, failed to provide decent living conditions to residents.

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Bo De Pagoda orphanage to be closed

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Bo De Pagoda orphanage to be closed

An official from Hanoi's Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs said that the orphanage at Bo De Pagoda would be closed following recent accusations of child trafficking.

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Bo De Pagoda orphanage to be closed

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Bo De Pagoda orphanage to be closed

An official from Hanoi's Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs said that the orphanage at Bo De Pagoda would be closed following recent accusations of child trafficking.

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Social assistance needs revamp

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

Vice head of Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs Dang Kim Chung spoke with the Hai quan ( Customs) newspaper about Viet Nam's social-assistance scheme.

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Police look into scam claims at pagoda

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Police are investigating rumors that a pagoda in Long Bien District is selling children for adoption.

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National Assembly passes revised environment law

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National Assembly passes revised environment law

More than 86 percent of National Assembly deputies approved a draft revised Environment Protection Law on June 23 afternoon during the NA’s ongoing seventh session.

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UN labour body denounces global austerity measures

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VietNam News English 6 month(s) ago

The United Nation's labour agency on Tuesday denounced "premature" austerity measures brought in by governments around the world during the financial crisis, saying they have hurt the world's most vulnerable people.

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Donations to fund centre for AO/Dioxin victims

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Donations to fund centre for AO/Dioxin victims

The Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange and Dioxin (VAVA) on May 16 received nearly 12 billion VND (571,400 USD) from donors to help construct a centre for the social protection of the victims.

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