Vietnam strives to eradicate poverty


People in poor households receive support from the government to escape poverty (Photo: B.Long) Vietnam is striving to shrink the rate of poverty struck households by two percent per year, said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh at a live meeting with leaders of 63 provinces and agencies  The meeting discussed implemented programs on reductionContinue reading “Vietnam strives to eradicate poverty”

1 in 3 Americans Think Most Hispanics Are Undocumented


A new poll released by the National Hispanic Media Coalition andLatino Decisions found that more than 30 percent of non-Hispanics believe that the majority (more than half) of Hispanics are undocmented. The truth? Around 18 percent of Hispanics in the U.S. are undocumented, while only 37 percent of U.S. Hispanics are actually immigrants, according to findings by NBC Latino.Continue reading “1 in 3 Americans Think Most Hispanics Are Undocumented”

German Survey:Women Living Alone more likely to have top job


The Local Women who live alone are more likely to have leadership positions at work than those who live with others, while for men it is the other way around, a German survey shows.  Of middle-aged women who live alone in Germany, 17 percent have good jobs, while just 13 percent of those who liveContinue reading “German Survey:Women Living Alone more likely to have top job”

Buttondown Brits and Modest Americans beware: Naked Germans are wet and friendly


It’s enough to make some choke on their choc ice – a new survey shows that not only are plenty of Germans happy to go naked on the beach, a worryingly high proportion may even try to strike up conversation with other holidaymakers. State-siders, 98 percent of whom have never stripped off on the sand,Continue reading “Buttondown Brits and Modest Americans beware: Naked Germans are wet and friendly”