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Leyte eyes single-digit poverty incidence in 2022

TACLOBAN CITY — The Province of Leyte aims to achieve a single-digit poverty incidence percentage in 2022 with the strengthened economic …

by · Saturday, 25 January 2020 · Philippines

Neda eyes sustained poverty reduction in Central Luzon

Neda Regional Director Leon Dacanay Jr. said data from Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) revealed that the region’s poverty incidence among …

by · Friday, 24 January 2020 · Philippines

ILO: Income inequality higher in recent years

Christian Viegelahn, labour economist at ILO, says more than 630 million workers worldwide still live in poverty as a result. Share. Save. Facebook …

by · Friday, 24 January 2020 · Philippines

True freedom means fighting drugs, corruption, insurgency: mayor

“If we beat corruptions in government as well as criminalities and other illegal activities including poverty problems and insurgencies in our society, …

by · Friday, 24 January 2020 · Philippines

Documentary caries Macedonian beekeeper out of poverty

After taking the lead role in Oscar-nominated documentary Honeyland, Hatice (Atidze) Muratova left behind her previous life of poverty. In an interview …

by · Thursday, 23 January 2020 · Turkey

Canadian leader lauds INC for anti-poverty programs

By Roy Mabasa. A ranking leader of the House of Commons of Canada has cited the “very positive impact” that the Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ) …

by · Thursday, 23 January 2020 · Philippines

More Filipinos considered themselves poor in 4-Q 2019 – SWS survey

Moreover, during the same survey period, SWS asked the opinions of Filipinos regarding self-rated poverty (SRP) threshold or the minimum monthly …

by · Thursday, 23 January 2020 · Philippines

MinDA sees Lanao Sur town as province’s rice granary

… provide drinking and irrigation water in the town would eventually change the lives of the residents and eventually curb poverty incidence in the area …

by · Thursday, 23 January 2020 · Philippines

More Filipino families rate themselves poor, says SWS

Self-rated poverty was 41% in Metro Manila, 47% in the rest of Luzon, 67% in the Visayas, and 64% in Mindanao. SWS interviewed 1,200 adults in …

by · Thursday, 23 January 2020 · Philippines

Maranao cultural town Taraka chosen as showcase area for poverty reduction program

THE SMALL lakeside town of Taraka, considered an important Maranao historical and cultural preservation area, has been chosen as a showcase site …

by · Thursday, 23 January 2020 · Philippines