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DOH finalizes universal health care implementing rules

He pointed out that based on the experience of countries with high incidence of poverty in the past, social protection measures like free health care …

by · Sunday, 22 September 2019 · Philippines

Are social protection programs a liability?

A study by the World Bank a few years ago had indicated that for every two Nepali who moved out of poverty, one moves into it. In such a dynamic …

by · Sunday, 22 September 2019 · Nepal

In Cambodia, It’s a Bad Year for Dengue Fever

Although poverty in Cambodia has fallen sharply in recent years, 4.5 million citizens teeter just above the global poverty line, according to the World …

by · Sunday, 22 September 2019 · Cambodia

Made in Cambodia: How women in poverty are supplying America’s market for hair

Pheng Sreyvy wears a hooded sweatshirt as she handwashes her children’s clothing in the sweltering Cambodian sun. The hair that peeks out from …

by · Sunday, 22 September 2019 · Cambodia

Cambodia sees rapid decline in poverty rate in last 15 years: Cambodian PM

The poverty rate in Cambodia has declined rapidly over the last 15 years and the trend will continue in coming years, Cambodian Prime Minister …

by · Sunday, 22 September 2019 · Cambodia

Becky Lynch Praises WWE Storytelling

The Global Citizen Festival is an annual music festival organized by the Global Poverty Project, which in short, does a lot of great things for people in …

by · Saturday, 21 September 2019 · Vietnam

San Miguel eyes unsolicited proposal for Panay-Guimaras bridge

Pursue the twin goals of reducing poverty and achieving high and sustained economic growth. To reduce poverty, we have to provide our people with …

by · Saturday, 21 September 2019 · Philippines

Ex-DOF chiefs seek tax-reform bills’ OK

… packages of the Comprehensive Tax Reform Program, saying the CTRP is crucial to cutting poverty incidence to 14 percent, from 21 percent in three …

by · Thursday, 19 September 2019 · Philippines

Former finance chiefs back tax reforms

The group believes that “All these reforms are necessary if the Philippines is to move forward to a future with no extreme poverty by 2040.” …

by · Thursday, 19 September 2019 · Philippines

Legarda bats for creation of House standing panel on climate change

… that climate change is a clear and present threat to the country’s national security, poverty reduction, and sustainable development pursuit,” Legarda …

by · Thursday, 19 September 2019 · Philippines