Standard level of social assistance to be raised from July 1 Society

Standard level of social assistance to be raised from July 1

The standard level of social assistance will increase from 270,000 VND (11.72 USD) to 360,000 VND (15.63 USD) per month from July 1, 2021, according to Decree No.20/2021/ND-CP providing social support policies for those entitled to social protection.
UNFPA offers aid to support the elderly amid COVID-19 Society

UNFPA offers aid to support the elderly amid COVID-19

The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) handed over COVID-19 personal protective equipment meant to support the elderly to the Social Protection Department under the Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs in Hanoi on January 14.
Vietnam does well on inequality reduction commitment Society

Vietnam does well on inequality reduction commitment

Vietnam has done well on the Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index (CRII), coming second within ASEAN, and ranking 77 out of 158 countries this year, according to a new analysis from Oxfam and the Development Finance International which was released on October 8.
EU assists Cambodia in post-COVID-19 economic recovery World

EU assists Cambodia in post-COVID-19 economic recovery

The European Union (EU), its member states and their financial institutions and agencies are mobilising 443 million EUR (503 million USD) in grants and loans to work with Cambodia in fighting COVID-19 and mitigating its socio-economic impacts.
Vietnam attends UN social development commission session Society

Vietnam attends UN social development commission session

Dinh Nho Hung, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Vietnam Mission to the United Nations, has affirmed the importance of social protection in dealing with homelessness while attending a UN Commission for Social Development session.