Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 2:56:03

flood hit areas

Flood-hit localities on road to recovery

Society

Flood-hit localities on road to recovery

Local authorities and residents in flood-hit areas in the north are still cleaning up after historic rains and floods claimed many lives and destroyed houses, crops, bridges and other infrastructure.

Mekong Delta enjoys sharp poverty drop

Society

Mekong Delta enjoys sharp poverty drop

As many as 323,200 households in the Mekong Delta got rid of poverty in 2014, exceeding the set target by 3.4 percent, according to the Steering Committee for the Southwestern Region (SCSR).