HCM City: poverty threshold set at 36 million VND Society

HCM City: poverty threshold set at 36 million VND

The poverty threshold for the 2021-2025 in Ho Chi Minh City will be set at 36 million VND (1,556 USD) in annual income per capita, according to Decision No.995/QD-UBND recently issued by the municipal People’s Committee.
Text message campaign to support TB patients launched Health

Text message campaign to support TB patients launched

A text message campaign to support Tuberculosis (TB) patients was launched on March 22 by the National Lung Hospital, the National Programme against Tuberculosis and the Patients Support Foundation to End Tuberculosis (PASTB) and the National Humanitarian Portal 1400.
Vietnam achieves poverty reduction goals Society

Vietnam achieves poverty reduction goals

Vietnam has gained impressive achievements in poverty reduction in recent years under the leadership of the Party and the Government, but more will be done to ensure these efforts leave sustainable impacts.
PM lauds ethnic minority groups for national development Politics

PM lauds ethnic minority groups for national development

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc lauded ethnic minority groups nationwide for their contributions to the national construction and defence over the past years, while addressing the opening of the second National Congress of Vietnamese Ethnic Minorities in Hanoi on December 4.
Vinh Phuc bolstering effectiveness of social policy credit Society

Vinh Phuc bolstering effectiveness of social policy credit

Together with State investment, capital from social policy credit has been one of the most important factors that help many people in the northern province of Vinh Phuc escape from poverty, stabilise their lives, and earn higher incomes in recent years, contributing to ensuring social welfare.
Over 7,000 aid packages presented to COVID-19-hit families Society

Over 7,000 aid packages presented to COVID-19-hit families

The Saigon Children’s Charity organisation (Saigonchildren) said on September 3 that it has raised over 10 billion VND (434,000 USD) from domestic and foreign entities and individuals, equivalent to over 7,000 aid packages since April.
“Rice ATM” using AI helps the poor in Da Nang Society

“Rice ATM” using AI helps the poor in Da Nang

A “Rice ATM” using artificial intelligence (AI) technology was set up in Da Nang on August 18 to help those facing difficulties due to social distancing measures amid the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in the central city.