Philippines

After a year of community quarantines the crisis is far from over for the poor

About seven million Filipinos live in ultra-poverty and struggle to survive on less than US$0.50 (P24.00) per person a day. Before the pandemic hit, the …

by · Friday, 19 March 2021 · Philippines

Fifa’s Infantino offers football’s condolences for the late Tanzania President Magufuli

Fifa president Gianni Infantino has praised departed Tanzania President John Pombe Magufuli for his fight against corruption and poverty.

by · Friday, 19 March 2021 · Philippines

Middle-class PH by 2040 goal still feasible — PCCI

… to catch up with its aspiration to end poverty and be a predominantly middle-class society under the Ambisyon 2040 through frontier technologies, …

by · Friday, 19 March 2021 · Philippines

The other side of the pandemic

The Fund drew global attention to its potential impact on poverty and inequality following the pandemic shock and the quality of public health response …

by · Thursday, 18 March 2021 · Philippines

De Lima seeks cash grants for distressed farmers, fishermen

In 2018, farmers and fisherfolk registered the highest poverty incidence rates among the basic sectors at 31.6 and 26.2 percent, respectively.

by · Thursday, 18 March 2021 · Philippines

Udupi: Thanks to legal hurdles, well-to-do families become ‘poor’

They have slipped from being well-to-do families to below poverty line. Many of them have become senior citizens now and are battered by the …

by · Thursday, 18 March 2021 · Philippines

Pangan: Model for industrial development

… from the new super power China claims industrial development in this thickly-populated region has benefited from policies on reducing poverty.

by · Thursday, 18 March 2021 · China, Philippines

IMF loan to cover 46% of Afghan budget deficit

The latest payable loan comes as poverty and rising unemployment have spread across the country as the prolonged conflicts and fighting in the …

by · Thursday, 18 March 2021 · Philippines

P20 million each for every village: Duterte leads first distribution of BDP ‘bonanza’ today in Eastern …

Poverty. IN a news statement, National Security Adviser and NTF-ELCAC Vice Chairman Hermogenes Esperon said the poverty incidence …

by · Wednesday, 17 March 2021 · Philippines

‘Di takot sa COVID-19: Duterte headed to Eastern Visayas to boost anti-insurgency campaign

To address poverty in the region, Esperon said the National Task Force-ELCAC would implement several development projects, including the …

by · Wednesday, 17 March 2021 · Philippines