Deputies discuss poverty reduction in ethnic, mountainous regions Politics

Deputies discuss poverty reduction in ethnic, mountainous regions

Deputies offered opinions on national target programmes on new-style rural development and sustainable poverty reduction as well as incentives for ethnic minority and mountainous residents, during the ongoing 10th session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) in Hanoi on November 4.
PM approves 500 billion VND to support flood-hit localities Society

PM approves 500 billion VND to support flood-hit localities

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to temporarily allocate 500 billion VND (over 23 million USD) from the central budget’s reserves of 2020 to support five central provinces of Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien – Hue, Quang Nam, and Ha Tinh in carrying out rescue tasks, social security work and overcoming consequences of floods.
Red Cross Society supports the needy in flood-hit localities Society

Red Cross Society supports the needy in flood-hit localities

The Vietnam Red Cross Society Central Committee said on October 10 that it had offered relief aid to households affected by torrential rains and floods that hit the central provinces of Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Quang Nam with goods worth over 476 million VND (20,583 USD)