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Millennials speak out

… most serious issue hounding the country today followed by poverty (64 percent) and climate change/destruction of natural resources (38.6 percent).

by · Tuesday, 23 August 2016 · Philippines

The poverty of our Olympic harvest in sports

In the recently concluded 2016 Olympics at Rio de Janeiro, we won a solitary silver medal. The last time we won a medal was in the 1996 Atlanta …

by · Tuesday, 23 August 2016 · Philippines

Root cause of poverty

Poverty is often a consequence of so many factors, from genetics to choices our elders made in life to choices we make in life that there often is quite …

by · Tuesday, 23 August 2016 · Philippines

Rebuilding in Ecuador after April quake complicated by enduring poverty

Enma Vera, left, a Catholic Relief Service coordinator in Ecuador, talks with Karina Zeballo outside the tent where she lives because her house was …

by · Tuesday, 23 August 2016 · Laos

UN expert slams China on human rights

He praised China’s commitment to reducing extreme poverty — defined as an income of less than $2.30 per day — but said it faces serious challenges, …

by · Tuesday, 23 August 2016 · China, Thailand

Economic development key to improve religious, ethnic work

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has said economic development, better living conditions and poverty reduction will be key to improve the …

by · Tuesday, 23 August 2016 · Vietnam

In Detroit and across the US, school district borders segregate in a dramatic way

In Detroit, 49 percent of children live in poverty, while the poverty rate in Grosse Pointe is only 7 percent. (Other recent measures of child poverty put …

by · Tuesday, 23 August 2016 · Laos

Samar needs P 4.7 B for isolated community connectivity for peace and development

With Samar’s poverty incidence at 49.50044, the council believes that the national government would want to connect these areas and allow …

by · Tuesday, 23 August 2016 · Philippines

DSWD seeks to improve access to services for solo parents, end discrimination

The DSWD’s own poverty database, the Listahanan, showed that of 15.1 million households assessed, 1.8 million, or 11.9 percent of the total, have a …

by · Tuesday, 23 August 2016 · Philippines

The elusive inclusive growth

The ambitious goal of eradicating poverty 24 years from now through policy intervention is supposedly rooted in the experience of other Asian nations …

by · Monday, 22 August 2016 · Philippines