Philippines

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

Villanueva: Food, shelter or education (Part II)

The first economic demand-side barrier is poverty. The Philippines Statistics Authority (PSA) reported a poverty incidence of 21.6 percent in 2015.

by · Thursday, 14 June 2018 · Philippines

Villanueva: Food, shelter or education (Part II)

The first economic demand-side barrier is poverty. The Philippines Statistics Authority (PSA) reported a poverty incidence of 21.6 percent in 2015.

by · Thursday, 14 June 2018 · Philippines

Leyte goverment stresses independence from poverty

By Restituto A. Cayubit. Tacloban City – The governor of Leyte stressed freedom from poverty as he led the 120th Independence Day rites at the …

by · Wednesday, 13 June 2018 · Philippines

Giving workers their fair share

The pay hike must allow low-wage workers to live above the poverty line. Filipino workers, however, do not live in an ideal world, much less in their …

by · Wednesday, 13 June 2018 · Philippines