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Business circle honoured for donation to rural development

Vietnam’s countryside has gained a facelift during the five-year implementation of a national target programme on building new-style rural areas, an achievement greatly contributed by businesses and entrepreneurs nationwide, said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh on July 25.
Rural areas buy up milk formula Business

Rural areas buy up milk formula

Hanoi and HCM City are still the most important cities for milk powder sales, while smaller cities/towns and rural areas also play an equally important role, according to a survey released by Nielsen Vietnam on July 22.
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National grid comes to rural households

As much as 83.9 percent of rural families, or 14.25 million households, across the country gained access to the national electricity grid as of June 2015, according to the Electricity of Vietnam (EVN).
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Quang Nam focuses on modern rural area development

Authorities at all levels in the central province of Quang Nam have devised concrete measures to accelerate modern rural area building in 2015, said Le Muon from the Steering Committee of the provincial programme.
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Lam Dong ensures clean water in rural areas

The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong aims to help 99 percent of its rural population have access to hygienic water by 2020, 73 percent of which will use water that meets the Ministry of Health’s standards.