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Hanoi aims to mobilise US$4.07 billion for new-style rural area building by 2025

The capital city of Hanoi plans to mobilise about VND92.7 trillion (US$4.07 billion) to complete all targets in new-style rural area building by 2025, including VND83.7 trillion from the State budget and nearly VND9 trillion from social sources.

Unemployment rate in urban areas almost doubles that in countryside

The unemployment rate among those aged 15 and above in Vietnam stood at 2.05 percent last year and the figure in urban areas is almost double that of rural areas, the 2019 population and housing census reveals.

Rural residents in Mekong Delta need access to clean water

All residents in rural areas of the Mekong Delta must have access to clean water, Nguyen Hoang Hiep, deputy minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, said at a seminar held in Soc Trang Province on Wednesday (May 27).

Making traditional lanterns to gift children in rural areas

Phan Lac Viet Hoa, seven, along with his younger brother and father were keenly sticking coloured cellophane sheets on their star lanterns made out of bamboo.

Students build bridges in rural areas with love

The HCM University of Science and Technology has become familiar with residents in the southern province of Ben Tre.

Rice aid reaches over 520,000 impoverished people ahead of Tet

More than 520,000 impoverished people across the nation have received rice aid ahead of Tet.

Rural incomes see strong gains: Report

Over the past ten years, rural areas in Vietnam have been thriving as households’ income and per capita income all witnessed a marked increase, helping to reduce poverty and improve quality of life in the countryside.

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Domestic rubbish keeps piling up

 VietNamNet Bridge – Domestic waste management and treatment has been a pressing issue for rural areas in Viet Nam for many years.

Environment in rural areas seriously polluted, but poorly treated

VietNamNet Bridge - The pollution in rural areas is reaching alarming levels, but not much work has been done to settle it because of the lack of money

Rural areas aim to reduce development pollution

Big changes have been recorded in socio-economic development in the Vietnamese countryside. One of the leading factors for change is the rapid modernisation of the country’s primary industry - 

Rural areas in transition need land consolidation, new training for farmers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Rural decline has emerged as a worldwide phenomenon as urbanisation and globalisation have dominated the world’s development during the past decades, 

Almost half the world will be online by end of 2016; poorer countries will lag, report shows

 By the end of 2016, almost half of the world's population will be using the internet as mobile networks grow and prices fall, but their numbers will remain concentrated in the developed world,

Hanoians worry about clean water supply

VietNamNet Bridge - Water supply companies have committed to supplying clean water to households for daily use, but the water has not been clean as promised.

Rural, agricultural and fishery census to begin in July 1

 VietNamNet Bridge – A census for rural areas, in agriculture and fishery will be carried out nationwide over 30 days, beginning from July 1, heard a conference in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on April 4.

Push for clean water, sanitation in rural areas needs $3.4b investment

 VietNamNet Bridge – Ha Thanh Hang, permanent chief of the National Target Programme for Rural Water and Sanitation, spoke to Nong thon ngay nay (Countryside Today) newspaper about targets for the upcoming period.

Alarm bell sounded over environmental pollution in rural areas

 VietNamNet Bridge – Environmental pollution in rural areas has worsened due to farmers’ overuse of fertilizers and pesticides and their discharge of untreated wastewater from livestock farms.

The fate of the banks born in the “bank rush” period (part 2)

VietNamNet Bridge - Eleven banks were upgraded from rural banks with a small operating scale into urban banks with a larger scale. In order to become urban banks, they had to raise chartered capital within a short period. 

Traffic accidents on rise in rural areas

 VietNamNet Bridge – An online meeting organised by the National Traffic Safety Committee in Ha Noi on Tuesday highlighted a rise in traffic accidents in rural areas.

Provinces develop waste master plans

 VietNamNet Bridge – As many as 45 of the nation's 63 cities and provinces have come up with their own master plans to manage solid waste, said a senior official at a workshop held in Ha Noi on August 11.