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Drilon vows to block term extension scheme

The Senator lamented that “instead of dilligently working on measures to uplift the lives of 25.2 percent of Filipinos living below the poverty line, you …

by · Thursday, 25 July 2019 · Philippines

Mangrove park seen to alleviate poverty in Northern Samar town

LAVEZARES, Northern Samar—Opening the doors of Lalaguna Mangrove Eco-Park to tourists will unlock opportunities in economically depressed …

by · Thursday, 25 July 2019 · Philippines

Indonesia sets to reduce poverty rate to 9 percent

Indonesia has set a target to reduce its poverty rate to 9 percent at the end of this year, from 9.66 percent in 2018.(Photo: indonesia-investments.com).

by · Thursday, 25 July 2019 · Indonesia, Vietnam

Real Life Rocky’ Eddie Alvarez Out To Punch Ticket For Redemption

Much has been said about how Eduard “Landslide” Folayangovercame poverty and hardship to be where he is right now. His opponent, Eddie “The …

by · Thursday, 25 July 2019 · Philippines

Marcos to focus on anti-poverty efforts as chair of Senate panel

THE Senate economic affairs committee will focus on poverty reduction measures, its chairman, Senator Imee R. Marcos, said. Ms. Marcos said she is …

by · Thursday, 25 July 2019 · Philippines

Drilon to block proposals for longer term for congressmen, shorter term for senators

“Instead of diligently working on measures to uplift the lives of 25.2 percent of Filipinos living below the poverty line, you are talking about staying in …

by · Thursday, 25 July 2019 · Philippines

Pangasinan town opens ‘honesty store’ at municipal hall

Valentine Garcia, of the Bayambang Poverty Reduction Action Team (BPRAT), said the social experiment is encouraging honesty that will eventually …

by · Thursday, 25 July 2019 · Philippines

Dominguez pitches PH economic boom to Kyushu bizmen

Dominguez informed Aso that besides focusing on three priorities–which are to reduce poverty, make Filipino citizens more law-abiding like in Japan …

by · Thursday, 25 July 2019 · Japan, Philippines

Former rebels, supporters benefit livelihood programs from gov’t

BUTUAN CITY, July 25 (PIA) — With the aim to put a stop on the insurgency problem in the province of Surigao del Sur, the members of the poverty …

by · Thursday, 25 July 2019 · Philippines

Poverty reduction body for BARMM proposed

DAVAO CITY–The government agency against poverty has formally asked the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) to …

by · Wednesday, 24 July 2019 · Philippines