Philippines

Tell it to SunStar: How to solve poverty

Because they have another kind of poverty. They are poor in mind, body and attitude. They don’t know how to handle their financial wealth because …

by · Tuesday, 12 February 2019 · Philippines

Chinese New Year: Leadership and the people

In 2019, the goal is to raise 10 million rural residents above the poverty line. However, China has already set a world record in eradicating poverty, …

by · Tuesday, 12 February 2019 · China, Philippines

Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian seeks institutionalization of community-based monitoring system versus …

Passage into law of such bill, he said, would greatly help in stamping out poverty in the country by formulating and executing programs that are truly …

by · Monday, 11 February 2019 · Philippines

Roxas on Senate bid: ‘I’m not here to redo 2016’

Mar Roxas says he is once again running for senator to help lift Filipinos out of poverty, not to get back at politicians who left the Liberal Party 3 years …

by · Monday, 11 February 2019 · Philippines

Most Children Globally Lack Social Protection Coverage

The report highlights the impact extreme poverty has upon the lives of children and the societies in which they live. Chief of the U.N. Children’s Fund …

by · Sunday, 10 February 2019 · Philippines

To the Duterte Administration: pay attention to Agriculture!

The recent spike in rice inflation and its harm on the macro-economy and poverty incidence has focused attention to long-standing failures of our …

by · Sunday, 10 February 2019 · Philippines

[OPINION] Poverty and the ‘trapos’

In the Philippines, vote buying is prevalent in poverty-stricken areas such as those alongside skyscrapers, industrial estates, haciendas, and gated …

by · Sunday, 10 February 2019 · Philippines

Freedom

IN A Global Campaign for Action against Poverty in 2005, the late South African president Nelson Mandela addressed the international community in …

by · Sunday, 10 February 2019 · Philippines

Mangudadatu refutes study linking poverty, political dynasties in Mindanao

"There is no connection between political dynasties or having many relatives, and poverty in Mindanao," Mangudadatu said in a mix of English and …

by · Sunday, 10 February 2019 · Philippines

EDITORIAL – Poverty and children

The debate over the age of criminal responsibility should also serve as an opportunity to renew or strengthen the commitment to reduce poverty.

by · Friday, 8 February 2019 · Philippines