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Govt boasts of an end to poverty through e-cards

Measures introduced by the government will lift more than 5 million registered poor people above the poverty line, according to a senior Finance Ministry official. Permanent secretary for finance Somchai Sujjaponse said job training and income generate…

by · Monday, 12 February 2018 · Thailand

24 % of the Apartments in Sofia are Uninhabited

The families who are almost under the poverty line or half of all people, 80% of the children under 18 and 595 of those between 16 and 29 live in a home which is considered overcrowded. 82% of the people who are renting their apartment also live with t…

by · Monday, 12 February 2018 · Turkey

24 % of the Apartments in Sofia are Uninhabited

The families who are almost under the poverty line or half of all people, 80% of the children under 18 and 595 of those between 16 and 29 live in a home which is considered overcrowded. 82% of the people who are renting their apartment also live with t…

by · Monday, 12 February 2018 · Turkey

Student intern blows the whistle on poverty centre’s alleged Bt6.9 embezzlement scam

AN ONGOING investigation has found that several officials at the Khon Kaen Protection Centre for the Destitute have allegedly embezzled Bt6.9 million of state funds using forged signatures after an intern exposed alleged wrongdoing at the facility. Pan…

by · Sunday, 11 February 2018 · Thailand

PH holds USD26.3-T untapped oil deposits

MANILA — The Philippines is virtually “sitting on a mountain of gold,” with untapped hydrocarbon deposits estimated at USD26.3 trillion, mostly found in the disputed Spratly chain of islands, more than enough to free the country from the shackles of po…

by · Sunday, 11 February 2018 · Philippines

PH holds USD26.3-T untapped oil deposits

MANILA — The Philippines is virtually “sitting on a mountain of gold,” with untapped hydrocarbon deposits estimated at USD26.3 trillion, mostly found in the disputed Spratly chain of islands, more than enough to free the country from the shackles of po…

by · Sunday, 11 February 2018 · Philippines

One in four Iraqi children in poverty after war on Islamic State

BAGHDAD: One in four Iraqi children are in poverty and four million are in need of assistance as a result of the country’s war with Islamic State militants, the United Nation’s children agency said on Sunday. The UN has verified 150 attacks on education facilities and 50 attacks on health centres and …

by · Sunday, 11 February 2018 · Iraq, Nepal

Micro enterprise development programme for poverty alleviation implemented in Rolpa

LIBANG, ROLPA — The Human Rights Awareness Centre (HURAC), Rolpa has implemented the micro enterprise development programme in Rolpa district for poverty alleviation. The programme is run in eight places including in one municipality and seven rural mu…

by · Sunday, 11 February 2018 · Nepal

Ravanera: Waging Coop Revolution Thru Biyaya Ng Pagbabago

Poverty. Hunger. Ecological disasters. Corruption. Violence. Greed and apathy. Social injustice. Gross Inequities. Violent Extremism. Put together, these are the lethal combination that puts a country in disarray, caused by formidable social structures…

by · Saturday, 10 February 2018 · Philippines

Ravanera: Waging Coop Revolution Thru Biyaya Ng Pagbabago

Poverty. Hunger. Ecological disasters. Corruption. Violence. Greed and apathy. Social injustice. Gross Inequities. Violent Extremism. Put together, these are the lethal combination that puts a country in disarray, caused by formidable social structures…

by · Saturday, 10 February 2018 · Philippines