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Representative Arroyo is proud of her administration’ successes, particularly the 4Ps

4Ps aim to reduce national poverty by providing conditional cash transfer to poor households “to improve the health, nutrition, and education aspect of …

by · Friday, 24 May 2019 · Philippines

Democracy, people of India have won: India’s PM Modi in victory speech | #AsiaNewsNetwork

The PM said that there are only two ‘castes’ in this country – one who is poor and one who works to bring people out of poverty. Modi said that the BJP …

by · Friday, 24 May 2019 · India, Thailand

Former UK army officer jailed for online sex abuse of Filipino children

… slavery and the Philippines has become a global epicenter for the crime, with campaigners saying the abuse is largely fueled by rampant poverty.

by · Thursday, 23 May 2019 · Philippines

The many facets of development

The more modern view embraces the idea of redistribution. Redistribution is measured in terms of actual reduction or elimination of poverty, inequality …

by · Thursday, 23 May 2019 · Philippines

Drilon lauds institutionalization of 4Ps

“The signing into law of Republic Act 11310 is a big push in the government’s objective of reducing poverty incidence to 14 percent by 2022,” he said.

by · Thursday, 23 May 2019 · Philippines

Drilon lauds signing of law institutionalizing 4Ps

“Because I believe that such a very high-impact poverty alleviation program needs to be sustained,” said Drilon, one of the authors of the law.

by · Thursday, 23 May 2019 · Philippines

HCM City aims to have no poor households by end of 2020

HCM City (VNA) – Local authorities need to learn more about the multi-dimensional aspects of poverty and offer solutions to reduce the poverty rate in …

by · Thursday, 23 May 2019 · Vietnam

Report: Vietnam’s Ethnic Minorities Need Connectivity to Catch Up

The ethnic minorities in Vietnam most likely to escape poverty are those who have good infrastructure, sell cash crops besides rice, and look for factory …

by · Wednesday, 22 May 2019 · Vietnam

Duterte signs law institutionalizing 4Ps

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a measure institutionalizing the government’s strategy in reducing national poverty.

by · Wednesday, 22 May 2019 · Philippines

DSWD retains mandate as lead office in 4Ps law implementation

President Duterte has signed into law the measure institutionalizing the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), the flagship poverty alleviation …

by · Wednesday, 22 May 2019 · Philippines