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From Smokey Mountain to Poverty Eradication

The current administration targets to lower poverty rate from 21.6% in 2015 to 13% – 15% in 2022. That means lifting 1 million Filipinos every year from …

by · Tuesday, 30 July 2019 · Philippines

Queen, Adam Lambert to play Central Park show for foreign aid

“The policies and progress that we make this year, and into 2020, will determine whether we successfully eradicate extreme poverty by 2030, and …

by · Tuesday, 30 July 2019 · Philippines

Cabsec highlights private sector efforts to reduce poverty

MANILA — Though the government is primarily responsible for anti-poverty efforts, the private sector has shown that it can significantly contribute to …

by · Tuesday, 30 July 2019 · Philippines

Nograles highlights contributions of private sector to poverty reduction

PR. Though the government is primarily responsible for anti-poverty efforts in the country, the private sector has shown that it can contribute …

by · Tuesday, 30 July 2019 · Philippines

Ravanera: What difference do cooperatives make?

We can aptly say that the cooperatives are the new breed of freedom fighters, liberating the people not anymore from colonial rule but from poverty.

by · Tuesday, 30 July 2019 · Philippines

Bitayon ta kamo! Treñas publicly shames erring City Hall execs

To make government departments more efficient and effective, Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas said he would call out erring offices at the regular …

by · Tuesday, 30 July 2019 · Philippines

QR markers to be installed

Anti poverty database … the actual reasons why they are still poor or what are the causes of poverty so that appropriate interventions can be identified.

by · Monday, 29 July 2019 · Philippines

PEZA, MinDA partner for ecozone development

The TWG has already agreed on a criterion for prioritization of economic zone proposals in Mindanao, including poverty incidence in the proposed …

by · Monday, 29 July 2019 · Philippines

Romualdez confident House can pass tax, economic reform bills by year’s end

“Lifting Filipinos out of poverty is the top priority of President Duterte in the next three years and we need everybody’s support for this mission.

by · Monday, 29 July 2019 · Philippines

Romualdez: House to pass PRRD’s tax and economic reform measures by end of the year

Duterte in the next three years and we need everybody’s support for this mission. The numbers now are good. All poverty indicators are at all-time low.

by · Monday, 29 July 2019 · Philippines