Friday, December 15, 2017 - 5:44:47

Vietnam Bank for Social Policy

Hanoi tackles poverty

Society

Hanoi tackles poverty

Hanoi is attempting to reduce the rate of poverty by 1.3 percent, equivalent to 27,000 poor households, in 2016, with preferential policies.

Rural areas lack funding

Business

Rural areas lack funding

Rural areas and the agriculture sector have provided the main impetus for the nation's rapid growth in the post doi moi (renewal) period, but the sector has not received sufficient investment or help from the Government, experts say.