Philippines

Cooperatives key to social transformation : CDA

MANILA– The potential of furthering the cause of "cooperativism" is seen to push back poverty and counter social injustices in the country.

by · Saturday, 6 July 2019 · Philippines

Romualdez cites need for 18th Congress to jive with President Duterte’s war vs poverty

It is time now to focus more on the President’s war against poverty,” Romualdez, one of the frontrunners in the Speakership race, said in a statement.

by · Saturday, 6 July 2019 · Philippines

PRRD opens Leyte’s P1.7-B rice processing complex

The President said he feels sentimental seeing the complex operating in a poverty-stricken rice-producing area of the province. The facility, owned by …

by · Saturday, 6 July 2019 · Philippines

Romualdez: House will join Duterte’s ‘war on poverty

Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez on Saturday vowed to mobilize the 18th Congress into crafting a roadmap that will complement, through legislation, …

by · Saturday, 6 July 2019 · Philippines

Dairy farming for poverty alleviation

A more sanguine assessment of dairy farming as a means of poverty alleviation can be found in a paper written by Ms. Sally Bulatao, former …

by · Friday, 5 July 2019 · Philippines

In the House, Inday Loren comes ‘home’

Deprivation, poverty have challenged me to help our people. Being in Antique inspires me to make my laws of three senate terms work. I love my …

by · Thursday, 4 July 2019 · Philippines

Singh: We need to act on overpopulation

Such cases are not uncommon at all for those living in poverty in the Philippines. In fact, during his tenure at the hospital, my cousin said that he once …

by · Thursday, 4 July 2019 · Philippines

NAPC, BARMM gov’t tackle anti-poverty strategy with 5 provinces in the Bangsamoro region still …

THE NATIONAL Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) and the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) government met this …

by · Thursday, 4 July 2019 · Philippines

SSF to enhance century-old pottery industry in Iloilo town

… pottery industry in a far-flung village of Iloilo’s Lambunao town calls for the convergence of government efforts to address poverty in the countryside.

by · Thursday, 4 July 2019 · Philippines

Imee Marcos pushes for review of anti-poverty programs: Napag-iiwanan na tayo!

Marcos noted that the lives of the country’s poor have remained stagnant despite the billions of pesos of fundings and the many poverty programs of …

by · Thursday, 4 July 2019 · Philippines