Society

Social welfare measures in place for ethnic minorities

Legislators responsible for the ethnic minorities have heard proposals for better care for the targeted population in the areas classed as the poorest of the poor to help lift them out of poverty as soon as possible.
Culture - Sports

Vietnam, Mexico discuss indigenous people’s development

Vice Chairman of the Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs (CEMA) Son Phuoc Hoan has discussed with Mexican government officials policies for indigenous people’s relating to education, culture, health, hunger eradication, poverty reduction and women and children’s issues.
Society

Lam Dong ethnic people get power

Electricity of Lam Dong (ELD) connected an additional 5,000 village ethnic households in the Central Highlands province to the national grid, the power company said in an announcement on September 2.
Central Highlands endeavours to call on investment Business

Central Highlands endeavours to call on investment

A forum to promote investment in the Central Highlands wrapped up in Buon Ma Thuot city on September 5 with more than 120 projects in various industries in the region sealed.

Almost 60 projects were inked in farm-forestry processing, 24 in tourism, 20 in industry, eight in urban development and 10 in health care, education and transport at the Forum on Investment Promotion for the Central Highlands, initiated by the Central Highlands Steering Committee, the Ministry of Planning and Investment and Central Highlands provinces.
Society

UNDP raises capacity of female Vietnamese officials

Ten women from Vietnam ’s public sector have been awarded scholarships and research grants by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Cambridge Overseas Trust foundation to undertake postgraduate training at Cambridge University in England.
Society

‘Twinning’ model for Highland women praised

Twelve collectives and 12 individuals have been awarded with certificates of merit for their brilliant achievements in developing and implementing the ‘twinning’ model between Kinh and minority women.
Forum to call for investment in Central Highlands Business

Forum to call for investment in Central Highlands

A total of 120 projects calling for an estimated 100 trillion VND (5.6 billion USD) in investment will be put forth at a forum slated for Sept. 5 in Buon Ma Thuot city, in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak .
Business

More Khmer people to get access to power

The Electricity Group of Vietnam ’s Power Company No. 2 on August 6 launched a project to bring power to Khmer ethnic minority people in the Mekong delta province of Soc Trang.