Poverty rate in Indonesia rises due to COVID-19 World

Poverty rate in Indonesia rises due to COVID-19

Indonesia saw the poverty rate rise to 9.78 percent in March from 9.22 percent last September, with 26.42 million people living below the poverty line as of March, according to Statistics Indonesia (BPS).
Vietnam calls for more humanitarian support for Syria World

Vietnam calls for more humanitarian support for Syria

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnam Mission to the United Nations, has shared the concern of UNSC members over security and terrorism challenges in Syria and called for more humanitarian support for the country.
FTAs to bring both opportunities and challenges: Minister Business

FTAs to bring both opportunities and challenges: Minister

Joining new-generation free trade agreements (FTAs) ​​will help Vietnam diversify its economic and trade relations, especially expanding import and export markets, avoiding excessive dependence on a specific region and helping the economy cope better with external fluctuations.
Tet gifts handed out to the disadvantaged in Quang Tri Society

Tet gifts handed out to the disadvantaged in Quang Tri

Over 64,000 gifts worth over 50 billion VND (2.17 million USD) were handed out to poor households and policy beneficiaries in the central province of Quang Tri as of January 22, ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year festival.
PM urges Hai Phong to take lead in agriculture modernisation Politics

PM urges Hai Phong to take lead in agriculture modernisation

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said he expects the northern port city of Hai Phong will take the lead in developing a modern agricultural industry while addressing a conference on October 15 to review the implementation of the national programme on new-style rural building areas in the city in 2010-2020.
Hanoi invests big in developing ethnic areas Society

Hanoi invests big in developing ethnic areas

Hanoi has consistently implemented the policy of allocating large amount of resources to the development of mountainous and ethnic minority areas in the city towards narrowing the gap between those areas and other localities, it was reported at a conference on October 3.