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Phu Tho to reduce rate of poor households to 5 percent in 2020

The northern midland province of Phu Tho is striving to reduce the percentage of poor households to 5 percent by 2020, as part of its efforts to achieve sustainable poverty reduction and improve living conditions of local people.
 
400 tons of farm-raised fish die en masse after hydroelectric plant discharges its water (Photo: SGGP)

400 tons of fish killed after hydroelectric plant discharges

It is estimated 400 tons of farm-raised fish in the northern provinces of Hoa Binh and Phu Tho were killed after a major hydroelectric plant discharged its water, resulting in heavy losses for local breeders.