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Poverty in Philippines, High for Asia, Falls as Economy Strengthens

Poverty in the Philippines, a chronic development issue that makes the country an outlier in Asia, is declining because of economic strength followed …

by · Monday, 29 July 2019 · Philippines

Duterte administration’s target: 90 percent approval rating

The former broadcaster attributed the survey results to the fulfillment of President Duterte’s promises in terms of poverty alleviation, infrastructure, and …

by · Monday, 29 July 2019 · Philippines

WV cops on alert vs ‘bookies’ operations

Police in Western Visayas are on alert against “bookies” operations following the suspension of Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office …

by · Monday, 29 July 2019 · Philippines

Villar SIPAG honors 11 youth groups

MANILA, Philippines — The Villar Social Institute for Poverty Alleviation and Governance through its program, the Villar SIPAG Awards, honored on …

by · Sunday, 28 July 2019 · Philippines

Expert: Refine multidimensional poverty data

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) should first resolve questions concerning the indicators used in its multidimensional poverty (MP) statistics …

by · Sunday, 28 July 2019 · Philippines

Señor Moments | “SONA”-ma-GUN!

I believe poverty alleviation should be the focus because this will lead to securing PEACE and winning the war on DRUGS, CRIMINALITY and …

by · Sunday, 28 July 2019 · Philippines

Poor households eligible for preferential loans for abroad work

Households below the national poverty line in Ho Chi Minh City who register to work abroad are eligible for preferential loans, said Deputy Director of …

by · Sunday, 28 July 2019 · Vietnam

Donated land gives the gift of education

In order to get trust from local people and help them understand that education is a good way to get out of poverty, in 2004, Nay Bim donated land to …

by · Sunday, 28 July 2019 · Vietnam

Dutertenomics and economic prospects for the second decade

And it was dramatically inclusive: In October 27, 2016, the Philippine Statistics Authority announced that poverty incidence for 2015 dropped to 21.6 …

by · Saturday, 27 July 2019 · Philippines

TIEZA to finance P177M San Juanico bridge light show, baywalk

Sharee Ann Tan, the project proponent during her term as governor last year, said it would transform the image of Samar from being poverty- and …

by · Saturday, 27 July 2019 · Philippines