World Vision International supports poverty reduction in Vietnam

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The World Vision International (WVI) pledges to continue its contributions to poverty reduction, sustainable development, and climate change mitigation in Vietnam, its President Kevin Jenkins assured President Tran Dai Quang during a meeting in Hanoi on September 28.

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Readers help disadvantaged people in Nghe An

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DTiNews' readers have donated over VND72m (USD3,200) to help two families in Nghe An Province that are struggling against illnesses and poverty.

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Artex Saigon exports its products to 23 nations

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SaiGon GP English 6 day(s) ago

The Artex Saigon yesterday held the ceremony to mark the 40th anniversary of its founding and receive the third class Labor Medal awarded by the State President.

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When will Vietnamese farmers escape the sorrow of poverty?

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Báo Thanh Niên English 34 month(s) ago

A farmer harvests rice in a field in a suburb of Hanoi. PHOTO: AFP

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Tet is no longer suitable for Vietnam

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A woman carries home peach blossoms as people do last-minute shopping ahead of the start of the Lunar New Year in downtown Hanoi on February 7, 2013. Vietnamese have a nine-day Tet holiday this year. PHOTO: AFP

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Family struggles against illness and poverty

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Family struggles against illness and poverty

A family in An Phu District, An Giang Province is calling for help to treat the father's heart disease and support four children's education.

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World Bank chief Kim heads for 2nd term

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World Bank chief Kim heads for 2nd term

AFP/Vietnam News' sources from Washington said World Bank President Jim Yong Kim effectively won a second five-year term after nominations to lead the global development bank closed on Wednesday with no other candidates proposed.

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Southeast Asia urged to lift minimum wages, end 'race to the bottom'

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Southeast Asia urged to lift minimum wages, end 'race to the bottom'

Southeast Asian leaders meeting at the 28th ASEAN Summit in Laos this week are urged to push businesses across the region to commit to lifting minimum wages to living wage standards, Oxfam said in a release Wednesday.

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City supports 100 percent of health insurance cost for close-poverty people

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City supports 100 percent of health insurance cost for close-poverty people

The residual fund balance of state-owned HCMC Social Insurance will be used to support the poor and those in close to poverty line, said the insurance company during a meeting on how to use the abundant fund of the insurance company for the poor.

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Gov’t strives for 1-1.5% poverty reduction

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Gov’t strives for 1-1.5% poverty reduction

VGP – The PM has recently passed Decision 1722/QD-TTg on the National Target Program on sustainable poverty reduction.

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Press digest – September 5

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New plan aims to reduce poverty by 1-1.5 percent each year

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New plan aims to reduce poverty by 1-1.5 percent each year

The Prime Minister has approved the National Target Programme on Sustainable Poverty Reduction in 2016-2020, which aims to cut the rate of poverty among households nationwide by 1- 1.5 percent each year based on the multi-dimensional poverty criteria.

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Poverty reduction plan for 2016-2020 announced

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Poverty reduction plan for 2016-2020 announced

The Prime Minister has decided to approve the national target program on sustainable poverty reduction for the period 2016-2020.

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VN requests more preferential capital from UNDP

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VN requests more preferential capital from UNDP

VGP – Viet Nam hopes foreign donors and partners to continue assisting Viet Nam with preferential capital for developing economy, coping with climate change and realising the goals and programmes towards sustainable development.

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Africa's children to account for 40 percent of world's poorest people by 2030: thinktank

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Africa's children to account for 40 percent of world's poorest people by 2030: thinktank

African children will account for more than 40 percent of the world's poorest people in 2030, almost double the current share, unless more is done to improve education and healthcare, a UK-based thinktank said on Thursday.

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