Weekly press digest – October 13-19

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Greater support for the poor amid economic difficulties

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Greater support for the poor amid economic difficulties

(VOV) - The poverty rate as of the end of 2013 dipped to 7.6% thanks to Party and State policies for boosting socio-economic development along with the contribution of the whole society.

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Month for the Poor launched in Hanoi

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SaiGon GP English 2 day(s) ago

A ceremony launching “The Month for the Poor” was held in Hanoi yesterday by the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee (VFF).

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Month for the Poor launched

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A “Month for the Poor” was launched in Hanoi on October 17, with organisations and enterprises pledging to donate over 3.4 billion VND (162,000 USD) to the fund for the poor just after the launching ceremony.

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Day for the Poor: Time to think of the future

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VOV News English 3 day(s) ago

Day for the Poor: Time to think of the future

Today is the United Nations’ International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, which provides an occasion to reflect on Vietnam’s record and its long-term agenda for poverty reduction and inclusive growth.

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Poverty reduction policies questioned

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Poverty reduction policies questioned

Viet Nam's current poverty reduction policies have failed to motivate self-reliance among target beneficiaries and made them over-reliant on Government support, some officials warn.

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Can Gio not do well to reduce poverty households

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People’s Council in Ho Chi Minh City October 15 toured to Can Gio District to oversee the government’s poverty reduction implementation program for the period 2014-2015.

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Campaign launched for the poor in Hanoi

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Campaign launched for the poor in Hanoi

A total of 52.433 billion VND (2.5 million USD) was raised to support needy households in Hanoi at the launch of the campaign “Days for the Poor” Month on October 15.

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Ministry gathers ideas for future poverty standards

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs collected ideas from organisations and individuals for a set of multi-dimensional poverty standards that will be applied from 2016 to 2020, said Minister Pham Thi Hai Chuyen.

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Result-oriented poverty reduction policies needed

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago 2 related news

Provinces and cities should categorise poor households accurately to ensure all people living with difficulties will equally benefit from social welfare policies, Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) Pham Thi Hai Chuyen has said.

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FAO praises VN’s poverty reduction achievements

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FAO praises VN’s poverty reduction achievements

VGP – Viet Nam is a typical success story in the development of agriculture, rural modernisation, effective poverty reduction, and national food security, said officials from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).

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Result-oriented poverty reduction policies needed: MoLISA

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Provinces and cities should categorise poor households accurately to ensure all people living with difficulties will equally benefit from social welfare policies, Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) Pham Thi Hai Chuyen has said.

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Result-oriented poverty reduction policies needed: MoLISA

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Result-oriented poverty reduction policies needed: MoLISA

Provinces and cities should categorise poor households accurately to ensure all people living with difficulties will equally benefit from social welfare policies, Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) Pham Thi Hai Chuyen has said.

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Bolivia's Morales declares re-election victory, says it a triumph for socialism

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Bolivia's Morales declares re-election victory, says it a triumph for socialism

Bolivian President Evo Morales declared a landslide re-election victory on Sunday, hailing it as a triumph for socialist reforms that have cut poverty and vastly expanded the state's role in the booming economy.

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Poverty ensnares 1-in-7 Australians even after decades of growth

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Poverty ensnares 1-in-7 Australians even after decades of growth

One in seven Australians live below the poverty line, even after more than two decades of economic growth, an Australian Council of Social Service report showed.

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