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GMAC: Pulling rug from under workers’ feet not way to proceed

GMAC said the two sectors have helped lift millions of Cambodians, especially women, out of poverty, with employment exceeding 750,000 workers.

by · Monday, 17 February 2020 · Cambodia

Poor Filipinos’ income growth outpaces rich – Dominguez

Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III said that 5.9 million Filipinos have already been lifted from poverty since 2016 that resulted in the decline …

by · Monday, 17 February 2020 · Philippines

What explains the increase in self-rated poverty in the last quarter of 2019?

The recent survey on self-rated poverty done by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) piqued my curiosity. The Fourth Quarter of 2019 survey (conducted …

by · Sunday, 16 February 2020 · Philippines

PM terms 2nd year of govt as beginning of development

… impressive economic growth, laying the foundation for development, lifting a large population out of poverty and implementing social security fund.

by · Sunday, 16 February 2020 · Nepal

Duterte’s legacy to Philippine agriculture

Another indicator of agriculture in crisis is widespread rural poverty, said IBON. Poverty incidence among farmers (34.3 percent) and fisherfolk (34 …

by · Saturday, 15 February 2020 · Philippines

Government is moving on towards year of achievement: PM Oli

Stating that poverty has decreased by 1.5 per cent, he said the population of poor has dropped to 16.5 per cent. The economic development of the …

by · Saturday, 15 February 2020 · Nepal

Nepal-Australia diplomatic relation enters 60 years

Priority areas for Australia’s development assistance to Nepal are in line with Nepal’s poverty reduction strategy and include basic education, health, …

by · Friday, 14 February 2020 · Australia, Nepal

What drives wildlife poaching?

“There is a common assumption that illegal wildlife trafficking is linked to poverty, but we cannot generalise,” explained Nepali conservationist Kumar …

by · Friday, 14 February 2020 · Nepal

‘China will defeat coronavirus’

Kathmandu, February 12. Minister of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation Padma Kumari Aryal today said China would overcome …

by · Thursday, 13 February 2020 · China, Nepal

Crazy ‘Poor’ Asians: Postscript to the Oscars

It makes poverty and lack of access to wealth funny and distracting. Setting it in the bustling economy of South Korea makes the depiction of squalor …

by · Wednesday, 12 February 2020 · Korea, Philippines