Philippines

Piñol bares plans for Mindanao

And agricultural productivity can happen to alleviate poverty among farmers when their communities achieve stable peace, he said. “The big dream to …

by · Tuesday, 20 August 2019 · Philippines

Pangilinan bill seeks mandatory insurance for palay, other crops

The PSA’s Family Income and Expenditure Survey and Labor Force Survey revealed that farmers posted the highest poverty incidence in 2015 at 34.3 …

by · Tuesday, 20 August 2019 · Philippines

NEDA urges BARMM to focus on weak economy, poverty

“The new government must address the region’s low economic performance, high poverty incidence, and poor access and delivery of quality services,” …

by · Monday, 19 August 2019 · Philippines

PCSO, sin taxes could be tapped to fund SDG programs

“In this way, the SDG AN2040 fund, created by this measure, ought to be seen as one wholly dedicated for LGUs to implement anti-poverty, …

by · Sunday, 18 August 2019 · Philippines

Bunye: Ayala’s sustainability blueprint

OVER many years now, the Ayala Group has been, in many ways, sensitive to issues relating to improving human lives and protecting the …

by · Sunday, 18 August 2019 · Philippines

4Ps send kids to schools

It is an investment in human capital which aims to break the intergenerational cycle of poverty by focusing on the education and health of the …

by · Sunday, 18 August 2019 · Philippines

A fighting chance through education

Education is the great equalizer. It empowers people, giving them the hope and courage to dream of a better life. However, poverty prevents children, …

by · Saturday, 17 August 2019 · Philippines

Springsteen’s music gives movie ‘Blinded by the Light’ strong heartbeat

“It’s about what we went through in the 80s, there was a lot of racism in Britain in the 80s, there was a lot of poverty, but at the same time with having …

by · Saturday, 17 August 2019 · Philippines

Bato, Albayalde told to stop blaming teachers for student activism

“[It is the fault] of poverty, corruption and human rights violations [which] intensify under the current administration,” she added. Martinez also slammed …

by · Saturday, 17 August 2019 · Philippines

Tell it to SunStar: Online trafficker caught; 3 victims rescued

Poverty is never an excuse to put children in harm’s way. They should never be collateral or payment to any favors. There is always another way to …

by · Friday, 16 August 2019 · Philippines