Development programme reduces poverty in ethnic minority areas Society

Development programme reduces poverty in ethnic minority areas

The percentage of disadvantaged hamlets and communes in eight northeastern provinces has reduced 3 to 4 percent per year since 2016, heard a workshop held in Cao Bang province on November 8 to review the implementation Programme 135 for 2016-2020 period.
Free radio sets for minority ethnic regions Society

Free radio sets for minority ethnic regions

The Prime Minister has approved a project on granting free radio sets to village elders and grassroots officials in mountainous areas, areas inhabited by ethnic minority communities, and border and disadvantaged regions.
Poverty rate to be reduced to below 5 percent by 2015 Society

Poverty rate to be reduced to below 5 percent by 2015

The National Assembly has adopted a resolution on sustainable poverty reduction until 2020, targeting the reduction of the ratio of the country's poor households to below 5 percent and that of poor districts to less than 30 percent by 2015.