Duterte pushes SC Sea code; Poverty drops by 12% — SWS

PUNCHLINE. By FRED M. LOBO. Fred M. Lobo. President Duterte has pushed for the speedy completion of the Code of Conduct in the South China …

by · Friday, 28 June 2019 · China, Philippines

China’s Qu Dongyu elected as new FAO general director

Prior to the vote, Qu said he aims to focus on hunger and poverty eradication, tropical agriculture, drought land farming, digital rural development and …

by · Sunday, 23 June 2019 · China, Philippines

PH, China see tourism as key player in poverty alleviation

Mingchang, however, said China’s rapid development is not totally inclusive as there are still millions of Chinese who live in poverty, especially those …

by · Monday, 10 June 2019 · China, Philippines

Vietnam boosts cooperation with China’s southwestern localities

… work together in agricultural trade, transport connection, logistics, tourism and education, as well as exchange experience in poverty alleviation.

by · Thursday, 30 May 2019 · China, Vietnam

N.Korean women tell of slavery and gang rape in Chinese cybersex dens

… trafficked into sexual slavery in China as they try to flee poverty and oppression in their homeland, experts on the reclusive state said on Monday.

by · Tuesday, 21 May 2019 · China, Korea, Philippines

Laos, China sign more deals | # AsiaNewsNetwork

One of the notable successes which the Lao president was briefed on by Mr Yu was the achievements of provincial authorities in implementing poverty …

by · Friday, 3 May 2019 · China, Laos, Thailand
A broader view of poverty in East Asia and Pacific

A broader view of poverty in East Asia and Pacific

Economic progress in East Asia and Pacific (EAP) has greatly contributed to the global reduction of extreme poverty. The more prosperous countries in the region – China, Thailand, and Malaysia – now have poverty rates of less than 1 percent measure…

by · Tuesday, 30 April 2019 · China, Malaysia, Thailand, Timor-Leste

Pakistan announces ‘next phase’ in mega-deal with China

"Together, Pakistan and China are entering the next phase of CPEC, with greater emphasis on socioeconomic uplift, poverty alleviation, agricultural …

by · Friday, 26 April 2019 · China, Pakistan, Turkey

WB sees opportunities in China shift to consumption-led economy

Mr. Mason said that policymakers should pursue a path that “not only… reduces poverty but also… protects households from falling back to poverty,” …

by · Wednesday, 24 April 2019 · China, Philippines

Xi Jinping’s plan to eradicate poverty in China is ingenious!

I have good news for any ardent Sinophiles reading this page. Xi Jingping has announced he is determined to end all poverty in China by 2020.

by · Sunday, 21 April 2019 · China, Thailand