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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

Surprise hospital bills

“Millions of families are just one medical bill away from poverty. It is deeply immoral that the one bill that could send your family into poverty is inflated …

by · Tuesday, 19 January 2021 · Philippines

Billions In Aid Needed To Help Afghan Children This Year, Says Charity

Afghans are suffering from a combination of violent conflict, poverty, and the coronavirus pandemic. “It’s a desperately bad situation that needs urgent …

by · Tuesday, 19 January 2021 · Afghanistan

Pandemic reveals hidden poverty in wealthy Japan

Pandemic reveals hidden poverty in wealthy Japan. published : 19 Jan 2021 at 09:45. writer: AFP.

by · Tuesday, 19 January 2021 · Japan, Thailand