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PH economy loses P328-B yearly to malnutrition—int’l group

Olney said, “Any investment in reducing childhood undernutrition will reduce suffering and poverty, and will ultimately stimulate economic growth for …

by · Tuesday, 30 August 2016 · Philippines

Senate briefed on P3.35-trillion ‘budget for real change’

She said the Senate intends to attune the budget with the Sustainable Development Goals of ending poverty and hunger, improving health and …

by · Tuesday, 30 August 2016 · Philippines

NEDA ON 4Ps: More cash cheaper than rice subsidy

The World Bank earlier said that the 4Ps has reduced national poverty incidence and food poverty incidence in the Philippines by up to 1.4 percentage …

by · Monday, 29 August 2016 · Philippines

Honeyman: Public sector financing

A key objective is to reduce the poverty rate from its current level of 26 percent to 17 percent by 2022. This is an ambitious target. If achieved, there will …

by · Monday, 29 August 2016 · Philippines

Right solution to drug problem

I THINK the government’s violent approach to solving the drug problem is not the right one and could only be temporary. Poverty is the root cause of …

by · Sunday, 28 August 2016 · Philippines

Target: Faster than 7% economic growth

“Faster economic growth may not guarantee the improvement of the well-being of all those who are in poverty now or provide them with all the jobs …

by · Sunday, 28 August 2016 · Philippines

Global youth unemployment to rise this year – ILO

“The alarming rise in youth unemployment and the equally disturbing high levels of young people who work but still live in poverty show how difficult it …

by · Sunday, 28 August 2016 · Philippines

RH implementation hit

To address the poverty incidence problem, the Neda chief urged Congress and local government units to carry out the “full, rapid and sustained …

by · Sunday, 28 August 2016 · Philippines

Govt to slash jobless to 5%

We would strive to bring that down to 17 percent, perhaps by bringing down poverty incidence every year, between 1 and 1.5 percentage points yearly …

by · Sunday, 28 August 2016 · Philippines

Population growth not cause of economic woes–legislator

Instead of implementing genuine poverty alleviation programs, like employment generation and providing livelihood opportunities for the poor, the …

by · Saturday, 27 August 2016 · Philippines