Philippines

Naive use of rice to address rural and urban poverty

The clever, discriminating use of rice as a policy instrument to simultaneously address rural and urban poverty as described in the foregoing depends …

by · Saturday, 22 September 2018 · Philippines

De Lima files bill to institutionalize 4Ps anti-poverty program

By Mario Casayuran. Opposition Senator Leila M. de Lima has filed a bill seeking to institutionalize the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) as …

by · Saturday, 22 September 2018 · Philippines

How agribusiness can eradicate poverty

It is the example of Malaysia that can inspire us to implement one of the most effective solutions to rural poverty that the agribusiness sector can offer.

by · Thursday, 20 September 2018 · Malaysia, Philippines
The economic case for investing in road safety

The economic case for investing in road safety

Despite considerable progress in traffic enforcement and medical care, the road crash mortality rate in Thailand remains rather high and has been increasing since 2009. More than 24,000 people lose their lives on the road every year, and traffic inj…

by · Thursday, 20 September 2018 · China, India, Philippines, Thailand

Directors worldwide concerned about “poverty or income inequality”

In the global findings of the survey, social and economic concerns of “poverty or income inequality” were important for 45% of directors. Within the …

by · Thursday, 20 September 2018 · Philippines

Federalism pro-poor, pro-provinces: DILG

“While we’re not discounting the good provisions in the 1987 Constitution, it had more than 30 years to fix the onset of poverty in the country but had …

by · Thursday, 20 September 2018 · Philippines

Unitary government failed to address country’s problems, says Concom member

With this assessment, the DILG has firmly believed that federalism will fix the incidence of poverty and inequality in the country, contrary to claims from …

by · Thursday, 20 September 2018 · Philippines

Report: Extreme Poverty Declining Worldwide

The world is making progress in its efforts to lift people out of extreme poverty, but the global aspiration of eliminating such poverty by 2030 is …

by · Thursday, 20 September 2018 · Philippines

Global goal to end poverty by 2030 unlikely to be met, World Bank says

Without significant shifts in policy, about 480 million people – some 6 percent of the world – will remain in extreme poverty in 2030, the majority in poor …

by · Wednesday, 19 September 2018 · Philippines

Clock ticks for economy’s bid to enter demographic dividend window, Neda’s Pernia warns

However, Pernia admitted that the typhoon and high commodity prices will dampen the government’s efforts in bringing down the country’s poverty rate …

by · Tuesday, 18 September 2018 · Philippines