Lacson says if he’s elected president, peace talks with communist rebels to resume | ABS-CBN News

Without the development projects, he said continued poverty may push rebels who have surrendered to take up arms again.

by · Monday, 24 January 2022 · Philippines

World Vision Lauds New Philippine Law Prohibiting Child Marriage | PAGEONE

For families living in extreme poverty, child marriage can help alleviate their poor economic conditions and even offset debts or settle conflicts. In …

by · Monday, 24 January 2022 · Philippines

Income inequality, a social timebomb – BusinessWorld Online

With the poverty line being a household income of P10,481 per month for a family of five, PIDS reported that 22% of Filipino households are …

by · Monday, 24 January 2022 · Philippines

Poorest elderly should get more pension–PIDS | Cai Ordinario – BusinessMirror

THE poorest senior citizens should receive more under the country’s monthly social pension for the elderly in order to lift them up from poverty, …

by · Sunday, 23 January 2022 · Philippines

Villar seeks to boost livestock industry |

… livestock sector comprising of cattle, hogs, poultry and dairy should be able to guarantee food security and reduce poverty in the countryside …

by · Saturday, 22 January 2022 · Philippines

Moment Tory minister is told about man so hungry he has to eat toothpaste – Yahoo News

Kwarteng was then played a clip of writer and anti-poverty campaigner Jack Monroe, who has been speaking with those living on the breadline. Monroe …

by · Friday, 21 January 2022 · Philippines

BARMM head cites gains as region marks 3rd anniversary | Philippine News Agency

COTABATO CITY – Poverty incidence in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) has significantly decreased over the past three …

by · Friday, 21 January 2022 · Philippines

Oro’s poverty incidence at 17.4% for 1st semester of 2021 – SUNSTAR

THE poverty incidence in Cagayan de Oro in the past three years went up to 17.4 percent for the first semester of 2021, according to the …

by · Thursday, 20 January 2022 · Philippines

World Bank chief takes swipe at Microsoft’s 3,548.60 PHPB gaming deal as poor countries …

… of capital at a time when poor countries are struggling to restructure debts and fight coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and poverty.

by · Thursday, 20 January 2022 · Philippines

OPINION: Taxing extreme wealth could lift 2.3 billion people out of poverty – CNN Philippines

The pandemic has shone a spotlight on how inequality kills. As inequalities in income, wealth and access to health care have accelerated, …

by · Thursday, 20 January 2022 · Philippines