Philippines

‘Mighty Magulang’ TikTok video discusses how PH became poorer in the Marcos era – Rappler

In 1985, 58% of Filipinos were at the poverty level. Underemployment and unemployment in 1973 was at 10% but reached 33% in 1982.

by · Friday, 24 September 2021 · Philippines

PHL must invest more on social protection–expert | Cai Ordinario – BusinessMirror

At $3.2 per day, the poverty increases to 25 percent or around 27 million people. Widening inequality is also a “stubborn” challenge that can be eased with …

by · Thursday, 23 September 2021 · Philippines

Tiktoker’s quickfire recap of Philippine 70s-80s economy is a must-see – Interaksyon

Magno-Veluz also compared the poverty level and underemployment rates before and during Marcos’ military rule. “In 1965, 41% of the Filipinos lived on the …

by · Thursday, 23 September 2021 · Philippines

Diet of young children not improved over past decade: UNICEF – Manila Bulletin

… rising poverty, inequality, conflict, climate-related disasters, and health emergencies are all contributing to the nutrition crisis.

by · Thursday, 23 September 2021 · Philippines

Dinky Soliman’s legacy: Reducing poverty, responding to calamity – Manila Bulletin

Poverty reduction through the provision of social safety nets was shepherded by the Department of Social Work and Development (DSWD) led by Secretary Corazon ‘ …

by · Thursday, 23 September 2021 · Philippines

Celebrities urge world leaders to help end pandemic – Manila Bulletin

CARE is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to ending poverty. We are known everywhere for our unshakeable commitment to the dignity of …

by · Wednesday, 22 September 2021 · Philippines

Mayor Isko launches 2022 presidential bid | ABS-CBN News

"There is also another lesson I learned in early life: while poverty dehumanizes, it must not take the humanity out of you. Opo, lumaki akong busabos, …

by · Wednesday, 22 September 2021 · Philippines

Minority senators pay tribute to Soliman for service to poor, social work – Politiko

… Soliman’s contributions to public service and honor her exemplary work, dedication, and commitment towards combating poverty and inequality in society.

by · Wednesday, 22 September 2021 · Philippines

From poverty to presidency? The many transformations of Manny Pacquiao – Rappler

His is a story straight out of a movie – dirt poor to billionaire, unorthodox boxer to world champion, and absentee congressman to presidential aspirant. Almost …

by · Tuesday, 21 September 2021 · Iran, Philippines

Leyte farmers stand firm on assertion linking NGO to NPA | Philippine News Agency

We have been active in supporting poverty alleviation projects of the government,” Jerusalem told reporters after the demonstration. On Sept. 10, the Philippine …

by · Tuesday, 21 September 2021 · Philippines