SMS campaign launched to support the poor Society

SMS campaign launched to support the poor

The Ministry of Information and Communications, in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and the standing board of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee, launched a text message campaign on August 17 to pool support for the impoverished nationwide.
Deputy PM urges construction of houses for the poor Society

Deputy PM urges construction of houses for the poor

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has suggested using funds from the 2019 Fund for the Poor to replace makeshift residences with brick houses by the end of the year, especially for households with family members that made contributions to the national independence and reunification.
Agriculture insurance saves farmers from crop losses Business

Agriculture insurance saves farmers from crop losses

In spite of being implemented in 2011, the Government-supported agriculture insurance programme which aims to protect farmers against losses of crops and livestock has so far failed to attract farmers due to high premium and complicated procedures.
Hanoi to spend over 5.3 mln USD on poverty reduction Society

Hanoi to spend over 5.3 mln USD on poverty reduction

Authorities of Hanoi have decided to earmark more 124 billion VND (over 5.3 million USD) each year for promoting sustainable poverty reduction in the locality, towards having no poor households by the end of this year.
HCM City aims to have no poor households by end of 2020 Society

HCM City aims to have no poor households by end of 2020

Local authorities need to learn more about the multi-dimensional aspects of poverty and offer solutions to reduce the poverty rate in Ho Chi Minh City, Deputy Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Vo Thi Dung said at a workshop on sustainable poverty reduction held on May 22.