Philippines

Gov’t anti-poverty gains highlight Cebu pre-SONA forum

Social Welfare Secretary Rolando Bautista outlined the Duterte Administration’s human development and anti-poverty programs, while Interior …

by · Wednesday, 10 July 2019 · Philippines

Palace official: Life improved under Duterte

Poverty in the first half of 2018 was reduced to 21 percent from 27 percent in 2015. Self-rated poverty, according to the SWS (Social Weather Stations), …

by · Wednesday, 10 July 2019 · Philippines

Palace official says Duterte gov’t not about to rest despite positive PH economic growth

Poverty in the first half of 2018 was reduced to 21 percent from 27 percent in 2015. Self- rated poverty, according to the SWS (Social Weather Stations) …

by · Wednesday, 10 July 2019 · Philippines

Region 6 forms livelihood cluster to boost EO 70 implementation

ILOILO CITY — Western Visayas has organized its Poverty Reduction, … come together in tackling the problem on poverty and unemployment in the …

by · Wednesday, 10 July 2019 · Philippines

Mexico’s new finance minister, believer in stability, takes charge of choppy economy

Mexico was rich in resources “but is a country with a lot of poverty,” he told Reuters in an interview shortly after he was named deputy finance minister …

by · Tuesday, 9 July 2019 · Philippines

Central Luzon folk get land titles from DENR

… of land titles or patent is the government’s modest contribution in promoting social justice and alleviating poverty in the rural sector,” Esteban said.

by · Tuesday, 9 July 2019 · Philippines

Literatus: Remembering optimism

The next myth involves connecting high population with poverty. Studies had been conflicting on this issue, indicating that the connection is rather …

by · Tuesday, 9 July 2019 · Philippines

It could be better

… in related fields and sectors, such as, frenzied infrastructure spending; foreign policy diversification; and conscious poverty mitigation policies.

by · Tuesday, 9 July 2019 · Philippines

Editorial | Improving children’s health

Countries that failed to achieve some of the goals to halve world poverty are now catching up through the UN Sustainable Goals to improve the …

by · Monday, 8 July 2019 · Philippines

‘Financial aid to farmers to ensure food security’

“If we want to reduce poverty, we need to find ways on how to increase the Filipino farmers’ income. We need to accelerate agricultural productivity, …

by · Sunday, 7 July 2019 · Philippines