AIPA: Vietnam proposes building AEC with equal development Business

AIPA: Vietnam proposes building AEC with equal development

Vietnam proposed a resolution on strengthening intra-regional cooperation to build an ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) of equal development and inclusive growth at the second plenary session of the 38th ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) General Assembly in the Philippines on September 19.
HCM City adopts poverty measures Society

HCM City adopts poverty measures

The HCM City People's Council has recently approved adoption of a multi-dimensional poverty measure in the city's 2016-20 poverty reduction programme.
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Poverty reduction policies to be reviewed

Members of the Central Steering Committee on Sustainable Poverty Reduction have suggested policymakers review assistance policies on the issue carefully to support Vietnam ’s long-term comprehensive poverty reduction and growth strategy.
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Vietnam strives for better social security

Despite economic difficulties and limited resources in 2013, Vietnam has ensured social security thanks to the government's efforts to allocate sufficient resources to poverty reduction programmes and social policies, reported Radio the Voice of Vietnam.
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Hanoi’s poverty reduction efforts hailed

The capital city of Hanoi is taking the lead nationwide in poverty reduction with local poor households cut by half to 40,000 over the last five years, said a report by the municipal People’s Committee.
Poverty reduction plans until 2015 announced Society

Poverty reduction plans until 2015 announced

Poverty reduction is a priority policy for Vietnam to improve poor people’s living conditions, narrow the development gap and implement the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), a senior Government official has said.