Philippines

Afghan capital’s air pollution may be even deadlier than war

In the capital, Kabul, five of his children died, not from violence or bombings, but from air pollution, worsened by bitter cold and poverty.

by · Wednesday, 13 November 2019 · Philippines

Malacañang hopes to sign the 2020 national budget by mid-December

Nograles cautioned that any delay in the budget approval might disrupt government initiatives to fight poverty and hunger. “We saw the negative …

by · Tuesday, 12 November 2019 · Philippines

Nograles expects 2020 budget signed by mid-December

"We are fully expecting that Congress would support the expansion of programs that would address poverty concerns in 32 priority provinces targeted …

by · Tuesday, 12 November 2019 · Philippines

Quick approval of 2020 budget needed for swift implementation of govt projects — Nograles

“We are fully expecting that Congress would support the expansion of programs that would address poverty concerns in 32 priority provinces targeted …

by · Tuesday, 12 November 2019 · Philippines

Community-based rehab more effective vs drug problem: group

The addiction problem is really a poverty problem." There are currently 16 community drug rehab programs in Caloocan, with around 15,000 drug …

by · Tuesday, 12 November 2019 · Philippines

Infrastructure can ease ‘time poverty‘ of women, says ADB president

INFRASTRUCTURE can help empower women and reduce their “time poverty,” according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB). In an Asian …

by · Monday, 11 November 2019 · Philippines

Domoguen: Cords matters, the falling prices of chayote, and donations to earthquake victims in …

… development focus that generates livelihoods and addresses poverty in implementing the "End Local Communist Armed Conflict (Elcac) program of …

by · Monday, 11 November 2019 · Philippines

5 Antique towns welcome gov’t convergence program

“The convergence could help us address poverty in our municipalities … can contribute to inclusive growth and poverty reduction in the countryside, …

by · Monday, 11 November 2019 · Philippines

Senate hurries 2020 budget okay

“Indeed, it would have helped many Filipinos in their struggle against poverty if the government’s poverty reduction efforts weren’t derailed,” Angara …

by · Sunday, 10 November 2019 · Philippines

Solons chide NAPC for crafting 41-page IRR for 10-page Magna Carta of the Poor

By Ellson Quismorio. Caloocan City first district Rep. Dale “Along” Malapitan has directed the National Anti-Poverty Commission’s (NAPC) to fix its draft …

by · Friday, 8 November 2019 · Philippines