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One new COVID-19 case brings country’s tally to 1,521
One new imported COVID-19 case was recorded between 6pm on January 12 and 6pm on January 13, raising the infection tally in the country so far to 1,521, said the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
Nearly VND9.5 trillion spent on poverty reduction in southern province
17:17 23/12/2020
From 2016 to 2020, the southern province of Tra Vinh mobilized nearly VND9.5 trillion to carry out poverty reduction programs and projects, contributing to reducing the poverty rate from 3.2% in 2019 to 1.67% in 2020.
UNDP, Women’s Union, and local government join forces to support poor ethnic minority populations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in Ha Giang
14:30 23/12/2020
(CPV) - Ha Giang Provincial People’s Committee, UNDP, the Ha Giang Women’s Union, and the Yen Minh District People’s Committee have organized a handover ceremony for a total of 26.5 km of new rural roads connecting 17 hamlets of Na Khe, Lao Va Chai, Huu Vinh, Ngam La and Du Gia communes with the center of Yen Minh district, and connecting 4 hamlets of Lung Tao and Sinh Lung communes with the cen
Can Tho city boosts sustainable poverty reduction
19:22 22/12/2020
Can Tho city basically completed the national target program for sustainable poverty reduction in 2020. Support policies were promptly implemented, creating conditions for poor families and those who live near the poverty line to escape poverty sustainably. Currently, the poverty rate is reduced to only 0.3%.
Nearly VND1.6 billion mobilised to help poor pupils
18:04 22/12/2020
The Hanoi Red Cross on December 12 received resources to support the model of "School to school - Love connection" and the campaign "Tet for the poor and victims of Agent Orange" in 2021.
Support for socio-economic development in ethnic minority-inhabited areas extended to 2025
17:25 22/12/2020
The Prime Minister has just approved the project extending the implementation of the Prime Minister’s decision adopting the project on increasing international cooperation to support socio-economic development in ethnic minority-inhabited areas to 2025.
Free surgeries to bring smiles for children with cleft lips, palates
15:20 20/12/2020
A cleft lip and palate surgery programme kicked off in Dak Lak province on December 18, expected to benefit children with the deformities in seven provinces in the central and Central Highlands regions.
Prime Minister directs provision of seeds to flood-hit provinces
15:20 20/12/2020
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has instructed the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to provide seeds free of charge to four central provinces hard hit by flood this year, to help the localities restore agricultural production.
COVID-19 vaccine volunteers in stable condition after first shot
15:20 20/12/2020
The first three volunteers for human trial of COVID-19 vaccine Nanocovax are still in stable condition after being injected with an experimental vaccine on December 17, the Military Medical Academy announced on December 18.
VBSP: 10 years and big steps forward
10:40 20/12/2020
(CPV) - During the implementation of the Development Strategy, Vietnam faced many difficulties and challenges, especially the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and increasingly complicated and unpredictable natural disasters and epidemics which made the risk of poverty and falling back into poverty always emerge, thus, social policy credit also needed changes in both resources and modes of support.
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