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EDITORIAL: Riverbed farming

Thousands of people can be lifted out of poverty within a couple of years, even without distributing land to the poor and landless families, displaced by …

by · Wednesday, 17 April 2019 · Nepal

[ANALYSIS] On poverty lines and counting the poor

We have to get our act together and adopt a whole-of-nation approach to ensure that no Filipino will be in poverty by 2030 or even 2040.

by · Wednesday, 17 April 2019 · Philippines

China’s accountability system offers unique alternative to Western democracy

This is the result of a comprehensive and ever-evolving strategy aimed at improving the quality of life and work, reducing poverty, lowering the tax and …

by · Tuesday, 16 April 2019 · China, Thailand

Belmonte signs covenant with QC’s District 5 homeowners on secured, decent housing

… in the city’s fifth district have signed a covenant that advocates secured housing and decent shelters for the poverty-stricken residents in the area.

by · Tuesday, 16 April 2019 · Philippines

Free sanitary products to be available to girls in primary school to tackle period poverty

Free sanitary products will be available to girls in all primary schools from early next year, the Government has announced. The move follows last …

by · Tuesday, 16 April 2019 · Philippines

Opposition making hue and cry over EVMs as they see defeat: Rajnath

The statement can be loosely translated to "From Indira Gandhi to Rajiv Gandhi to now Rahul Gandhi, they have all made poverty a poll slogan.

by · Monday, 15 April 2019 · Thailand

Poll Buzz

Chhabra said that Congress is committed to ensure poverty free country. Under MNREGA scheme, millions of people were brought above the poverty …

by · Monday, 15 April 2019 · Thailand

Lesser poor Filipinos?

THE release of 2018 first semester poverty statistics by the Philippines Statistics Authority (PSA) last week was met with more negative reactions …

by · Monday, 15 April 2019 · Philippines

The Philippines always pays its debts

Debt-for-equity means the debt service or principal amount will be converted into equities in poverty alleviation projects. This is different from debt …

by · Monday, 15 April 2019 · Philippines

More Filipinos saved from poverty

The steady economic growth in the Philippines over the past three years lifted thousands of Filipinos out of poverty. This to me is a validation that we …

by · Monday, 15 April 2019 · Philippines