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New proposals to reduce poverty rate

Society

New proposals to reduce poverty rate

Local and overseas experts discussed a range of proposals to reduce the number of poor households while ensuring sustainable development over the period 2011-2020 at a seminar in Hanoi on Dec. 28.

They said that Vietnam should select a model that combines growth with reducing poverty to create the right conditions for poor people to improve their capabilities and increase their chances to access to economic sources.

Young targeted in drug addiction prevention

Society

Young targeted in drug addiction prevention

Preventing young people from becoming drug addicts would be a priority in HCM City next year, director of the HCM City Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs Department Le Thanh Tam told a recent conference in the city.

Ministry rings bells over labour imbalances

Society

Ministry rings bells over labour imbalances

A recent report by the Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) shows a wide imbalance in the development of Vietnam’s labour market in terms of economic sectors and different geographical regions.

Law makers visit India

Politics

Law makers visit India

A delegation of the National Assembly’s Committee for Social Affairs, headed by Truong Thi Mai, member of the NA Standing Committee has been on a working visit to India from Dec. 13-21.

Vietnam wants Czech to help boost ties with EU

Politics

Vietnam wants Czech to help boost ties with EU

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong has expressed his wish that the Czech Republic will continue to cooperate with Vietnam in the areas of its strength and help the Southeast Asian nation enhance its ties with the European Union (EU)