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Ho Chi Minh city gives preferential loans to over 1.3 million poor families
From 2003 to 2017, Ho Chi Minh city has provided preferential loans for over 1.3 million poor, nearly-poor and beneficiaries’ families through the city Bank for Social Policies, the bank has reported.
Ho Chi Minh city raises fund to support flood victims
23:11 16/10/2017
The Ho Chi Minh city Public Sector Union launched a donation drive on October 16th to support people in the North and Central regions of Vietnam affected by recent natural calamities.
Television program supports the poor
16:16 16/10/2017
A live broadcast television program was organized on October 15th to realise the message “The whole country joins hands for the poor - No one left behind” and mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty and Day for Vietnamese Poor (October 17th).
HCM city sees low enrollment rate in family health plans
10:24 14/10/2017
Two years after the HCM city launched family health insurance plans, family coverage languishes at just 24 percent - a disappointing result that augurs ill for the Government’s bid to achieve universal health care coverage by 2020.
HCM city to host 21st Asian Science Park Association conference
10:23 14/10/2017
Some 400 delegates from 20 countries and territories will attend the 21st Annual Conference of the Asian Science Park Association (ASPA) scheduled for October 19th-21st in Ho Chi Minh city.
Over 2.83 trillion in preferential loans reached beneficiaries
21:44 13/10/2017
In the 2003-2017 period, the Ho Chi Minh city Bank for Social Policies has gained the outstanding balance of over VND2.83 trillion of nearly VND2.85 trillion in social credit, Director of the bank Tran Van Tien has said.
Ho Chi Minh city assists flood-affected people with VND5 billion
21:44 13/10/2017
Over the past days, authorities and people in Ho Chi Minh city have donated nearly VND5 billion to assist people in northern and central localities who have been seriously affected by floods.
Ho Chi Minh city increases hi-tech application in agricultural production
20:59 12/10/2017
According to the Ho Chi Minh city Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, through 2020, the area for agricultural production is expected to remain over 89,800 hectares, including 3,000 for rice production and 10,700 for aquaculture.
Ho Chi Minh city and Japanese prefecture increase cooperation
20:47 12/10/2017
Receiving Governor of Japan’s Yamanashi prefecture Goto Hitoshi on a visit to Ho Chi Minh city on October 11th, Le Thanh Liem, Standing Vice Chairman of the city People’s Committee, expressed his hope that the two localities would increase cooperative activities to benefit both and reinforce Vietnam - Japan relations.
Ho Chi Minh city calls investment into 130 projects
20:46 12/10/2017
Ho Chi Minh city has called on domestic and foreign businesses to invest into over 130 projects, including 116 socialized projects, 11 national projects and six belonging to the Thu Thiem new urban area, the city Investment and Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC) reported during an investment promotion meeting for 2017 on October 11th.