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9 ubiquitous items students have in Vietnam's northern mountains

They may be very basic but actually go a long way in ensuring poor ethnic children get education.

Hunger stalks Asia's booming cities: UN agencies

Hundreds of millions of children and adults in Asia's rapidly expanding cities are undernourished, United Nations officials said on Friday.

Vietnam launches Zero Hunger program

National action program seeks to reduce malnutrition, increase food security.
June 19, 2018 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Deadly typhoon that struck Vietnam among world’s most neglected crises of 2017

70 million people were trapped in the 10 least covered disasters of 2017, from hunger in North Korea to flooding in Peru, says CARE.
January 23, 2018 | 02:14 pm GMT+7

PM wants to transform Vietnam from ‘beautiful girl’ to ‘economic tiger’

The prime minister added that no one should be left behind as he envisions Vietnam as a happy and prosperous country.
January 16, 2018 | 11:44 am GMT+7

1,000 days into Yemen's 'forgotten' war, NGOs urge action

Three quarters of the Yemeni population now rely on aid to survive.
December 20, 2017 | 09:51 am GMT+7

Hundreds of thousands of children in S. Sudan hungry as drought bites

The United Nations has declared a famine in some parts of South Sudan, where nearly half the population - some 5.5 million people, face food shortages. South Sudan has been hit by the same east African drought that has pushed Somalia back to the brink of famine.
March 28, 2017 | 08:29 am GMT+7

World faces worst humanitarian crisis since WWII: UN

'Without collective and coordinated global efforts, people will simply starve to death.'
March 13, 2017 | 01:41 pm GMT+7

1.4 million children face famine in four countries: UNICEF

The children's agency has been appealing for quick action saying 'many lives' can be saved.
February 21, 2017 | 10:39 am GMT+7

Going hungry in South Sudan

The United Nations World Food Program warns hunger in South Sudan can almost double due to drought and a collapsing economy.
May 12, 2016 | 11:46 am GMT+7

Provincial governance performance improves "insignificantly": 2015 PAPI

Findings from the 2015 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index or PAPI Report, released today, show declines at the national level in five out of the six governance dimensions the survey measures including participation at local levels, transparency, accountability, corruption control, public administration procedures and quality of public services.
April 12, 2016 | 10:08 am GMT+7
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