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No computer, no heat: UK’s poorest struggle with homeschooling

Kate Anstey, of Child Poverty Action Group, says some parents were getting up early and writing out worksheets by hand because they do not have a …

by · Saturday, 23 January 2021 · Philippines

Batapa-Sigue: Time to wake up

Sickening poverty. Politicians who have constantly employed money to get themselves seated will most likely get more than their stolen money’s worth …

by · Thursday, 21 January 2021 · Philippines

Duterte on Bangsamoro anniversary: ‘Give full support to the BARMM’

… fighting that had killed thousands and mired the area in poverty. On Jan. 21, 2019, some 1.74 million voters backed the creation of the Bangsamoro, …

by · Thursday, 21 January 2021 · Philippines

World Bank: 1.5m fell into poverty

Around 1.5 million Thais were estimated to enter into poverty in 2020 due to the pandemic, says the World Bank. Thailand’s poor totalled 3.7 million in …

by · Wednesday, 20 January 2021 · Thailand

Transformation programs: A must in making sustainability happen

The CCC lists “poverty reduction” under the “non-negotiable elements” of the NDC program. But this is not fleshed out. As it is, we have seen how in …

by · Wednesday, 20 January 2021 · Philippines

Goho: Sexual exploitations

… are many young and vulnerable men and women exploited as sex workers due to the many harsh realities of poverty and economic difficulties.

by · Wednesday, 20 January 2021 · Philippines

How community-led projects kept the urban poor afloat amid COVID-19

For the estimated 17.7 million living in poverty and more than 4.5 million homeless in the country, though, social distancing was always a privilege.

by · Wednesday, 20 January 2021 · Philippines

COVID-19 Pushes 1.2 Million People into Poverty in Nepal

The pandemic has increased poverty in the country by four percent in the last FY 2019/20. Business. Government. News.

by · Wednesday, 20 January 2021 · Nepal

The path to poverty in Thailand

Until 1975, Thailand did not have a government policy on poverty reduction or mitigation. This is attributed to the fact that Thai society expected the …

by · Tuesday, 19 January 2021 · Thailand

The eternal promise of the Arab Spring

… The Arab Spring that erupted a decade ago was a quest for human dignity whose protagonists sought to overcome decades of repression, poverty, …

by · Tuesday, 19 January 2021 · Nepal