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Singson calls on winning against poverty to gain freedom

CANDON CITY, June 14 (PIA) – Candon City Mayor Ericson G. Singson has called on winning a battle against poverty to achieve a tangible freedom in …

by · Tuesday, 19 June 2018 · Philippines

Insights into the World Bank’s Insights

The World Bank has come out with a Philippine poverty assessment report titled Making Growth Work for the Poor (2018). It works on the assumption, …

by · Monday, 18 June 2018 · Philippines

Can the Philippines eradicate poverty? (Part I)

The bad news is that the Philippines is still notorious for having the highest poverty incidence in East Asia, with more than 20% of its population living …

by · Monday, 18 June 2018 · Philippines

Faithful urged to donate 10% of income to the poor

… executive director Rev. Fr. Anton Pascual encourages the faithful to share to help produce more graduates and help a household get out of poverty.

by · Monday, 18 June 2018 · Philippines

“Even God detests loiterers, `idle hands’”

Idle hands bring poverty…” (Proverbs 10:4, the Holy Bible). -ooo-. DIGONG’S TRUE INTENTION VS.“ISTAMBAYS”: It amazes me no end that some …

by · Sunday, 17 June 2018 · Philippines

Caritas Manila to launch ‘Tithing for the Poor’ on Monday

YSLEP is one of the Church’s responses to poverty reduction. It extends financial assistance to poor but deserving youth, trains and hones them not …

by · Sunday, 17 June 2018 · Philippines

Poverty extremes

Re: "Time for new chapter in tackling poverty," (Opinion, June 14). I found the article by Wichit Chantanusornsiri very interesting and depressing.

by · Saturday, 16 June 2018 · Thailand

PM issues national plan to eradicate hunger

Funding will be sourced from the national programme on poverty reduction, and is expected to cost over 545 billion VND (23.7 million USD), including …

by · Saturday, 16 June 2018 · Vietnam

PM kicks off nationwide plan to eradicate hunger

Funding will be sourced from the national programme on poverty reduction, and is expected to cost over VNĐ545 billion (US$23.7 million), including …

by · Saturday, 16 June 2018 · Vietnam

Gazans mark Eid holiday under Israel’s 10-year blockade

GAZA CITY, Palestine. Palestinians in the Gaza Strip will celebrate the first day of the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday on Friday amid rising poverty rates and …

by · Friday, 15 June 2018 · Israel, Palestinian, Turkey