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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Deputy PM asks for accelerated production in southwestern ethnic region

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Deputy PM asks for accelerated production in southwestern ethnic region

VGP – Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue highlighted the need to boost business production, improve the material and spiritual lives and reduce poverty for the people in the southwestern region’s ethnic minority groups and localities with droughts and saline intrusion.

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Additional poverty reduction budget passed

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VGP – The PM has nodded additional capital for the National Target Program on sustainable poverty reduction in 2016.

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Child hunger here to stay unless world 'dramatically changes course': charity

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Child hunger here to stay unless world 'dramatically changes course': charity

Major progress has been made in curbing the number of children going to bed hungry, but a deadly combination of discrimination and poverty means some groups are being left behind, an international children's charity said on Thursday.

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Gloomy forecast for Cambodia's rice sector

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Gloomy forecast for Cambodia's rice sector

An industry analyst has issued a dire forecast for Cambodia’s rice sector, claiming the long-grain “white gold” that has been credited with lifting millions of Cambodia’s farmers out of abject poverty, and which seems a natural fit for the Kingdom’s agrarian workforce, is on a downward trajectory.

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Young entrepreneurs awarded

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Four entrepreneurs took top honours in their category at the first-ever Cambodian Entrepreneur Awards, held yesterday in Phnom Penh.

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A day with the Mong of Meo Vac

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A day with the Mong of Meo Vac

Vu Thi Sua took me to her house eagerly when I told her I wanted to visit the Mong in Can Chu Phin Commune.

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Gov’t mulls poverty reduction

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Gov’t mulls poverty reduction

Deputy Prime Minister Vương Đình Huệ yesterday said poverty reduction policies should not be too excessive because that would eliminate people’s motivation to improve their lives. Instead, these policies should build up people’s will, he said.

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Poverty in Italy at worst for 10 years in blow for PM Renzi

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Poverty in Italy at worst for 10 years in blow for PM Renzi

The number of people living in poverty in Italy hit its highest level for a decade in 2015, data showed on Thursday, in a report that could hurt centre-left Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

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Multi-nationals in emerging nations fail to tackle corruption, poverty: anti-graft group

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Multi-national companies based in emerging nations are failing to tackle corruption with a lack of transparency allowing unscrupulous practices to continue and exacerbating poverty, a study by an anti-corruption group said on Monday.

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UNICEF vows to support most disadvantaged Vietnamese children

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UNICEF vows to support most disadvantaged Vietnamese children

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and other UN agencies pledge to help Vietnam bring their support closer to the most disadvantaged and vulnerable children, said UNICEF representative in Vietnam Youssouf Abdel-Jelil.

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Dilapidated nursery school remains empty

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Dilapidated nursery school remains empty

For more than 10 years ago, children in a mountainous village of the northern central province of Thanh Hoa had to study in classrooms that seem on the verge of collapsing.

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'We miss the sea': Vietnam village on brink of poverty after fish kill disaster

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'We miss the sea': Vietnam village on brink of poverty after fish kill disaster

Fishing boats in Ha Tinh Province in central Vietnam have stayed on shore for more than two months. Thousands of tons of fish washed ashore in Ha Tinh and nearby provinces for a couple weeks in April and May, and the disaster has turned many fishers jobless as a food safety scare is looming large across the country. Photo credit: Zing.vn

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IMF sees U.S. economy in 'good shape', too many in poverty

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IMF sees U.S. economy in 'good shape', too many in poverty

The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday the U.S. economy was "overall in good shape," with growth set to regain momentum despite an overvalued dollar, but it warned that too many Americans were dropping out of the workforce or living in poverty.

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Vietnamese students create mobile playground for children in poverty

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Vietnamese students create mobile playground for children in poverty

A group of university students in central Vietnam have used recycled materials to create a mobile playground featuring traditional games for poor children.

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