Philippines

Bataan Gov Garcia boasts of lowest poverty incidence rate

At the 19th Philippine National Immunization Conference on Thursday in Balanga City, Garcia shared Bataan has the lowest poverty incidence in the …

by · Friday, 16 November 2018 · Philippines

5 out of 10 Filipino families deprived of basic education – PSA

The Multidimensional Poverty Index of the Philippine Statistics Authority reveals cracks in the country’s educational system …

by · Thursday, 15 November 2018 · Philippines

5 in 10 Filipino families deprived of basic education —statistics body

The MPI measures poverty across four dimensions, namely, education; health and nutrition; housing, water and sanitation; and employment. It seeks …

by · Thursday, 15 November 2018 · Philippines

Amazon’s NYC home in ‘opportunity zone’ for Trump tax break

Median household income around Amazon’s planned campus is $130,000 a year, poverty is half the city average and new buildings were going up …

by · Wednesday, 14 November 2018 · Philippines

Poverty data vs banking, mobile phones and Internet access

Among the economic phenomena that I am skeptical about is the continued high poverty incidence of the Philippines. I often go to provinces especially …

by · Wednesday, 14 November 2018 · Philippines

‘Shift to federalism, a jump from frying pan to the fire’

A shift to federalism may not resolve poverty issues prevailing in developing countries like the Philippines, according to a discussion paper released …

by · Monday, 12 November 2018 · Philippines

More women in poor countries use contraception, says report

… rises in family incomes and the development of public infrastructure, there are concerns that a population boom may deepen poverty levels for many …

by · Monday, 12 November 2018 · Philippines

Long-term agri productivity gap: The major cause of poverty

Why is national poverty incidence in the Philippines more than twice that of ASEAN peers — Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam? It is even …

by · Monday, 12 November 2018 · Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam

Hidalgo: Mindanao LGUs urged to invest in education

It showed that the likelihood of poverty among families headed by persons with no education is 46.7 percent; elementary graduates is 20.7 percent; …

by · Monday, 12 November 2018 · Philippines

Evils of political dynasties

Statistics show that the average incidence of poverty in provinces controlled by political dynasties is a staggering 29.15% while those not under …

by · Sunday, 11 November 2018 · Philippines