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A league of her own

This is none more obvious in her carrier single “Mindset: War On Poverty,” which she did in collaboration with rappers Loonie, Aklas, and Shanti Dope. Lou allowed us an impromptu live performance of the song recently at Casino Español de Manila, and su…

by · Thursday, 15 February 2018 · Philippines

Xi stresses difficulty, urgency of poverty alleviation

Chinese President Xi Jinping (C, rear), also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, addresses a symposium on poverty alleviation in Chengdu, capital of southwest China’s Sichuan Province, Feb. 12, 2018. (Xinhua/Xie …

by · Wednesday, 14 February 2018 · China, Turkey

Vietnam attends IFAD Governing Council’s meeting

Poverty can be the cause of instability and conflict, Houngbo said, noting that many conflicts and humanitarian crises happened in 2017, forcing many … They also set a goal of backing a nonrefundable assistance and loan programme of IFAD worth 3.5 bi…

by · Wednesday, 14 February 2018 · Vietnam

Vaccines Can Stem Poverty, Not Just Disease, Study Suggests

TUESDAY, Feb. 13, 2018 Vaccines can provide major health and economic benefits for people in low- and middle-income countries, according to a new study by Harvard researchers. It estimated that increased spending to ensure wider distribution of 10 vacc…

by · Tuesday, 13 February 2018 · Turkey

Bill Gates Addresses ‘Tough Questions’ On Poverty And Power

Bill Gates Addresses ‘Tough Questions’ On Poverty And Power … You traveled this year throughout the American South looking at poverty. Can you … We gathered a panel of 25 experts — one expert on eviction, one expert on economic mobility, and so on — to look at poverty, and they went out to those …

by · Tuesday, 13 February 2018 · Turkey

Low-income baby grants scheme needs fine-tuning

In its attempt to eradicate poverty from Thailand, the Prayut Chan-o-cha government has come up with a number of aid schemes for the poor. One of them is the child support grant — a programme that provides a subsidy as basic welfare for newborn babies…

by · Tuesday, 13 February 2018 · Thailand

Low-income baby grants scheme needs fine-tuning

In its attempt to eradicate poverty from Thailand, the Prayut Chan-o-cha government has come up with a number of aid schemes for the poor. One of them is the child support grant — a programme that provides a subsidy as basic welfare for newborn babies…

by · Tuesday, 13 February 2018 · Thailand

Conglomerate helping shepherd MSMEs to digital marketplace

“We want to be the operating system of the digital microeconomy. PLDT also wants to contribute in democratizing the economy in digitizing the microdigital microeconomy. It is disrupting poverty in the country,” Orlando Vea, president and CEO of Voyager…

by · Tuesday, 13 February 2018 · Philippines

Dope

“Mindset: War Of Poverty” is the promotional song off Lou’s fifth album “Chameleon” under her US-based company, Timeless Entertainment. The song touches on the core elements of patriotism namly hope, love and trust. The final mix of the track was done by Haguy Mizrahi, a top music producer who …

by · Tuesday, 13 February 2018 · Philippines

PSC chief talks about leadership, character

Ramirez told some 300 student writers that they may be facing hardships and difficulties in life but they must not complain, saying, “Poverty was a step to a better life. It was difficult and enjoyable. That’s life for me.” The PSC chief is a product of Padada Elementary School in Davao del Sur and completed …

by · Monday, 12 February 2018 · Philippines