Social security must be guaranteed: PM

The guarantee of constantly improved social security is a major task for the Party and the State, says Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung in an appraisal of Vietnam's draft Socio-economic Development Strategy 2011-20.

Joyous New Year festival for An Giang Khmer

The Khmer of the Mekong Delta province of An Giang rang in the New Year, Chol Chnam Thmay, with extra joy thanks to a bumper crop and benefits from Party and State social welfare policies.

NA wants new poverty standard built quickly

Senior National Assembly members urged relevant agencies to quickly work out new criteria for classifying poor households on the first day of their 30th meeting in Hanoi on April 12.
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Khmer people celebrate traditional New Year

The Khmer ethnic people in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang welcomed in their New Years festival, Chol Thnam Thmay, with extra joy as they have had a bumper winter-spring crop as well as the Party and State paying them more attention in their recent social welfare policies.

UNHCR, Vinacapital assist disadvantaged children

Resident Representative of the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) Vietnam , Vu Anh Son, has pledged 150,000 USD in funding for the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak to build three kindergartens there.

Irish Aid director receives friendship insignia

Director of Irish Aid Vietnam, John Thomas Hoy, has received the “For Peace and Friendship among Nations” insignia for his contributions to promoting friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and Ireland.