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News | Poverty Asia - Part 65

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District 10 has no poor households

HCM CITY — The HCM City’s People’s Committee has recognised District 10 for reaching its target of having no households living under the poverty …

by · Tuesday, 18 December 2018 · Vietnam

‘Continue fight for children’s rights’: Group urges Catriona Gray after Miss U win

Many Filipino children, Salinlahi said, suffers from poverty, hunger, homelessness, abuses, and violence. "This situation has been further aggravated …

by · Monday, 17 December 2018 · Philippines

Finance claims job training success fighting poverty

The overall numbers of participants who earn above the poverty line after the training are awaiting updated data from the Bank for Agriculture and …

by · Monday, 17 December 2018 · Thailand

‘Problematic, romanticized:’ Netizens hit Catriona Gray’s winning answer

For Twitter user @jiatirol, Catriona’s answer was flawed. She said that people should stop romanticizing poverty as “resiliency and gratefulness.” …

by · Monday, 17 December 2018 · Oman, Philippines

‘Romanticizing’ poverty? Miss Universe Catriona Gray’s winning answer draws mixed reactions

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines’ Catriona Gray made her country proud when she bagged the Miss Universe crown but her winning answer …

by · Monday, 17 December 2018 · Oman, Philippines

TRANSCRIPT: Miss Universe 2018 opening statements, Q&A, final word

Working in some of the poorest areas of my country, I found that it was a lack of child support, not poverty, that killed their dreams. A child once told me, …

by · Monday, 17 December 2018 · Philippines

FULL TEXT: Miss Universe 2018 opening statements of top 20 contestants

In her opening statement, the 24-year-old Bicolana beauty said that it is the lack of child support and not poverty that killed the dreams of her …

by · Monday, 17 December 2018 · Philippines

Poverty database bill filed in Senate

SENATE Majority Leader Juan Miguel F. Zubiri filed a bill creating a consolidated poverty data collection (CPDC) system that will serve as the basis for …

by · Sunday, 16 December 2018 · Philippines

Over one million Israeli children live in poverty: NGO

An NGO has found that more than one million Israeli children, or 35.6 percent of all kids in the occupied territories, are living in poverty. The food …

by · Sunday, 16 December 2018 · Israel, Turkey

Gap between rich and poor widener in Vietnam: Deputy PM

Moreover, the poverty-stricken households rate declined by 5.35 percent or a year-on-year decrease of 1.35 percent countryside; of which poor …

by · Saturday, 15 December 2018 · Vietnam