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Negosyo Para sa Bayan

I’ve been witness to the strength of character and passion of many Filipinos and their eagerness to lift themselves out of poverty. However, despite …

by · Wednesday, 19 February 2020 · Philippines

Urban centers need better infrastructure to boost growth–ADB team

The first district saw poverty increase by 0.91 percentage points to 5.7 percent in in the first half of 2018 from 4.8 percent in the same period of 2015.

by · Wednesday, 19 February 2020 · Philippines

PH July 2019 labor force up, unemployment rate at 5.4%

‘Yung pag-reduce ng poverty natin, TESDA has big part on that because when you address poverty, you have to train first,” TESDA Secretary Isidro …

by · Wednesday, 19 February 2020 · Philippines

Poverty and Duterte BBB

The 2018 poverty data is significant because the Family Income and Expenditure Survey (FIES) 2018 on which it was based, has a huge sample size …

by · Wednesday, 19 February 2020 · Philippines

Every child under ‘immediate threat’ from climate, poor diet: UN

Around 250 million under-fives in low- and middle-income countries risk being stunted due to malnutrition and other impacts of poverty, the authors …

by · Wednesday, 19 February 2020 · Philippines

Every child under ‘immediate threat’ from climate, poor diet: UN

Around 250 million under-fives in low- and middle-income countries risk being stunted due to malnutrition and other impacts of poverty, the authors …

by · Tuesday, 18 February 2020 · Thailand

Egypt’s population boom is no boon

While over 30 million Egyptians live in poverty, only 9.4 million receive means-tested cash transfers from the government’s welfare programs.

by · Tuesday, 18 February 2020 · Philippines

Put a stop to economic growth? Huge mistake

Although much of the world has escaped extreme poverty, some remains, and it’s concentrated in countries such as Nigeria, which struggles with slow …

by · Tuesday, 18 February 2020 · Philippines

Gov’t welcomes back 25 former rebels in Zambo Norte

Poverty causes this vulnerable sector that are mostly indigenous peoples to be exploited and used in machinations perpetrated against the …

by · Tuesday, 18 February 2020 · China, Philippines

Vote of confidence

The combination of rapid economic growth and stable consumer prices likely lifted more Filipinos out of poverty last year following an already …

by · Monday, 17 February 2020 · Philippines