MFIs extend reach with branchless banking

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MFIs extend reach with branchless banking

Branchless banking, including mobile banking, is one of the hottest trends in Cambodia’s microfinance industry, helping financial institutions deliver their products conveniently and affordably to people living in rural areas, industry insiders said yesterday.

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Workers in pollution-hit areas to receive help in labor exports

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Workers in pollution-hit areas to receive help in labor exports

People living in coastal areas affected by the pollution from Taiwan’s Formosa Steel Plant (FHS) at the Vung Ang Industrial Zone in north-central Ha Tinh province will receive support in vocational training and be prioritized in labor exports, Deputy Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Doan Mau Diep has said.

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Climate change threatens 10 million lives in southern Vietnam

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Climate change threatens 10 million lives in southern Vietnam

Climate change is expected to challenge the lives and productivity of the 10-million people living in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, delegates have said at a conference.

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An uncertain future for residents living along the railway to National Road 6

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VietStock FI English 3 month(s) ago

Ever since Prime Minister Hun Sen’s announcement calling for the City Hall to evaluate the railway from Boeung Kak to National Road 6, and develop a new road connection, the hundreds of residents along the railroad seem to be keeping mum and resigning to their fate.

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WB helps farmers in Mekong Delta adapt to climate change

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WB helps farmers in Mekong Delta adapt to climate change

The World Bank approved a US$310 million credit on June 11 to help Vietnam build climate resilience and ensure sustainable livelihoods of 1.2 million people living in nine Mekong Delta provinces affected by climate change, salinity intrusion, coastal erosion, and flooding.

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World Bank approves US$310 million for climate change response in Vietnam

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World Bank approves US$310 million for climate change response in Vietnam

The World Bank has approved US$310 million to help Vietnam build climate response programmes and ensure sustainable livelihoods of 1.2 million people living in nine Mekong Delta provinces affected by climate change, saline intrusion, coastal erosion, and flooding.

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WB okays US#310 million for building climate resilience in Vietnam

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors yesterday approved US$310 million to help Vietnam build climate resilience and ensure sustainable livelihoods of 1.2 million people living in nine Mekong Delta provinces affected by climate change, salinity intrusion, coastal erosion, and flooding.

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Vietnam gives priority to HIV/AIDS prevention, control

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Vietnam gives priority to HIV/AIDS prevention, control

Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam asserted that HIV/AIDS prevention and control are regarded as the Vietnamese Government’s prioritized task in his speech at the UN General Assembly high-level meeting on HIV/AIDS in New York on June 9.

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Pilot models help early detection of HIV

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Department of HIV/AIDS Prevention has been piloting a series of models to provide consultations and tests for HIV, through local-level medical establishments in some provinces and cities nationwide from 2015-2017, heard a conference in Hanoi on June 3.

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Vietnam seeks international assistance to avoid AIDS resurgence

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Vietnam seeks international assistance to avoid AIDS resurgence

Vietnam is seeking international assistance with HIV/AIDS prevention and control to avoid a resurgence of the disease.

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Indonesia in top five for countries with diabetes: WHO

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Indonesia is ranked one of the world's top five worst affected nations for people living with diabetes.

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Ministry urges more HIV/AIDS patients to have health insurance

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Ministry of Health April 15 held a seminar over the health insurance for HIV/AIDS patients in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Grocery boats on Da River

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Grocery boats on Da River

People living along the banks of the Da River in the north have been familiar with large grocery boats loaded with various types of goods, from daily necessities such as rice, sugar and salt to household appliances, agricultural and fishing tools for sale to ethnic minority people.

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Music show raises $625,000 for people in drought-hit areas in Vietnam

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Music show raises $625,000 for people in drought-hit areas in Vietnam

A Tuoi Tre-backed fundraising music show was held in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday, raising a total of VND14 billion (US$625,000) to help people living in Vietnam’s drought-hit regions.

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Tuoi Tre holds fundraising show for drought-hit regions in Vietnam

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Tuoi Tre holds fundraising show for drought-hit regions in Vietnam

A music show will be held Friday night in Ho Chi Minh City to raise funds for people living in regions affected by the worst drought and salinization to hit Vietnam’s central provinces and southern Mekong Delta in nearly a century.

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