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VN lto reach poverty reduction target by 2010

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VN lto reach poverty reduction target by 2010

Despite worries over the CPI and the global economic crisis, it is believed that Vietnam will reach its target of reducing the poverty rate to 10-11 percent by 2010.

Representatives from the Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) and UNDP revealed this at a meeting to release a mid-term review of the National Targeted Programme for Poverty Reduction between 2006 and 2010 on Oct. 2.

Chief activist joins nation in flood relief aid

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Chief activist joins nation in flood relief aid

The chief of the nation’s largest mass organisation has transferred 700 million VND into the fund for flood victims in Central Highlands Kon Tum province, where floods have claimed 33 lives and left four others missing.