Philippines

Promise of Deliverance

That’s about three out of every five households that wallow in poverty, which is considered “severe” by government standards, in the sense that the …

by · Saturday, 25 January 2020 · Philippines

Leyte eyes single-digit poverty incidence in 2022

TACLOBAN CITY — The Province of Leyte aims to achieve a single-digit poverty incidence percentage in 2022 with the strengthened economic …

by · Saturday, 25 January 2020 · Philippines

Neda eyes sustained poverty reduction in Central Luzon

Neda Regional Director Leon Dacanay Jr. said data from Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) revealed that the region’s poverty incidence among …

by · Friday, 24 January 2020 · Philippines

Inflation for poor households eases to two-year low in 2019

For the entire year, self-rated poverty rate was at 45%, three points lower than in 2018. The PSA uses the 2012 base year in computing the headline …

by · Friday, 24 January 2020 · Philippines

ILO: Income inequality higher in recent years

Christian Viegelahn, labour economist at ILO, says more than 630 million workers worldwide still live in poverty as a result. Share. Save. Facebook …

by · Friday, 24 January 2020 · Philippines

President Duterte offers olive branch to Leyte communist rebels

The President also underscored the importance of education to help people get out of poverty, advising his audience to send their children to school to …

by · Friday, 24 January 2020 · Philippines

True freedom means fighting drugs, corruption, insurgency: mayor

“If we beat corruptions in government as well as criminalities and other illegal activities including poverty problems and insurgencies in our society, …

by · Friday, 24 January 2020 · Philippines

Canadian leader lauds INC for anti-poverty programs

By Roy Mabasa. A ranking leader of the House of Commons of Canada has cited the “very positive impact” that the Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ) …

by · Thursday, 23 January 2020 · Philippines

More Filipinos considered themselves poor in 4-Q 2019 – SWS survey

Moreover, during the same survey period, SWS asked the opinions of Filipinos regarding self-rated poverty (SRP) threshold or the minimum monthly …

by · Thursday, 23 January 2020 · Philippines

MinDA sees Lanao Sur town as province’s rice granary

… provide drinking and irrigation water in the town would eventually change the lives of the residents and eventually curb poverty incidence in the area …

by · Thursday, 23 January 2020 · Philippines

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