Philippines

Philippine sports medicine specialist setting up center in Davao

… hometown in Magpet, he has been supporting Manobo scholars, determined to give them the push that saw him defeat poverty and hopelessness.

by · Monday, 15 April 2019 · Philippines

Poverty and taxes

Today, April 15, is the deadline for payment of 2018 income taxes. There is no extension — better file your income tax returns (ITR) or else, for even …

by · Sunday, 14 April 2019 · Philippines

Are we richer or poorer?

The food and poverty thresholds are 10.9 higher than in 2015. Those who are subsisting barely above the thresholds are still considered poor, the …

by · Sunday, 14 April 2019 · Philippines

Priorities for P4.1-T outlay for 2020 set, as budget’s fate for 2019 is awaited

“The Duterte administration will prioritize the acceleration of infrastructure, anti-poverty and pro-employment spending through strategic infrastructure …

by · Sunday, 14 April 2019 · Philippines

Catriona Gray asked: Are you willing to play Darna?

That was what Catriona Gray, the 2018 Miss Universe winner whose main advocacy is to eradicate poverty, was asked about during her launch as the …

by · Saturday, 13 April 2019 · Philippines

Ravanera: Sustainability (Part 2)

If the present socio-economic and ecological scenario portraying a scenario of doom that have imprisoned humanity in poverty bringing forth the twin …

by · Saturday, 13 April 2019 · Philippines

Government’s ‘unrealistic’ poverty statistics hit

MANILA – A think tank and the head of a survey firm have slammed the latest Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) report which found that poverty …

by · Saturday, 13 April 2019 · Philippines

Game of poverty

Poverty has become so normalized that society tends to believe that the only solution to get out from it is hard work – as if being poor is the lack of an …

by · Saturday, 13 April 2019 · Philippines

Duterte’s ‘Build, Build, Build’ — 6157 km of roads, 2403 bridges, 3066 flood mitigation structures

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), poverty incidence among Filipinos has decreased by 6.6 percentage points, from 27.6 percent in …

by · Friday, 12 April 2019 · Philippines

To be young and Filipino

I’m taking cognizance of these changes because it is important for us not only to adapt to them but also to recognize the reasons for our abject poverty …

by · Friday, 12 April 2019 · Philippines