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

Senator Pacquiao vows to help victims of injustice & poverty in the countryside

LUPON, Davao Oriental – Senator Manny Pacquiao traveled all the way from Manila to the remote village in this town to foster peace and listen to the …

by · Saturday, 27 August 2016 · Philippines

RPRH law aims to ensure better quality of life and health of Filipino families, PopCom reiterates

For the UN SDG, number one goal is to end poverty in all its form everywhere. No. 2 is to end hunger achieved food security and improved nutrition …

by · Friday, 26 August 2016 · Philippines

‘Don’t blame PH economic woes on population growth’

Instead of implementing genuine poverty alleviation programs like … according to Atienza, is still blaming the population for the country’s poverty.

by · Friday, 26 August 2016 · Philippines

Groups to Duterte: ‘Look into root cause of illegal drugs in poor communities’

In a statement, Kadamay said the proliferation of illegal drugs in urban poor communities is “symptomatic of the extreme poverty levels being …

by · Friday, 26 August 2016 · Philippines

More than security threat, drug menace also health, poverty issue –Palace

In a press briefing, presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said drug rehabilitation centers and anti-poverty programs are also in the works under …

by · Friday, 26 August 2016 · Philippines

Poverty will hobble Colombia’s anti-drugs push after peace deal

Poverty will hobble Colombia’s anti-drugs push after peace deal. By: Helen Murphy and Luis Jaime Acosta, Reuters August 26, 2016 8:53 AM.

by · Friday, 26 August 2016 · Philippines