Philippines

Livelihood issues top SONA interest

Malacañang said earlier that the SONA will likely dwell on peace and order, infrastructure building and poverty reduction. The President has also said …

by · Saturday, 20 July 2019 · Philippines

A report on last year’s SONA

The government’s peace and order efforts, poverty alleviation program, anti-corruption drive, and West Philippine Sea policy are likely among the key …

by · Saturday, 20 July 2019 · Philippines

PCOO: Duterte’s 4th SONA to reflect Philippines’ ‘future’

The "Duterte legacy" for the next 3 years, according to Andanar, will address the issues of poverty alleviation, infrastructure, and peace and order.

by · Saturday, 20 July 2019 · Philippines

TESDA continues to reach special clients in regions

MANILA — The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) has been reaching more clients and regions through the Poverty …

by · Saturday, 20 July 2019 · Philippines

Pinoy families considering themselves poor up in Q2 — SWS

Results of a June 22-26 SWS poll of 1,200 adults showed self-rated poverty jumped to 45% in the second quarter, up 7 percentage points from the …

by · Saturday, 20 July 2019 · Philippines

Target to reduce poverty to 14 percent ‘doable’ for Duterte administration – Marcos

By Mario Casayuran. The Duterte administration’s aim to reduce poverty to 14 percent is ”doable,” neophyte Senator Imee R. Marcos said Saturday.

by · Saturday, 20 July 2019 · Philippines

Inclusive

Both official figures and the self-rated poverty reported by polling organizations show a significant reduction in poverty incidence. This should soon …

by · Friday, 19 July 2019 · Philippines

‘Tireless’ President has ‘countless’, ‘incomparable’ feats for past 3 years – Palace

“As a result, poverty incidence fell from 27.6 percent in the first half of 2015 to 21 percent in the first half of 2018, which has also been validated by …

by · Friday, 19 July 2019 · Philippines

How a Payatas trip inspired Reese Fernandez to build a label that saves lives

During a post-college immersion trip to Payatas, Quezon City, Fernandez quickly noticed the high degree of poverty and struggling workers that were …

by · Friday, 19 July 2019 · Philippines

The evil that men do

He claimed drunkenness, not drugs, not poverty, not insanity, as the reason for the evil he committed against one who did not even know what evil was …

by · Thursday, 18 July 2019 · Philippines