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Telcos urged to address slow Internet speed for distance learning in provinces

“Education is key in lifting people out of poverty. Keeping them deprived of Internet services is akin to condemning them to poverty,” Poe said in a …

by · Thursday, 24 September 2020 · Philippines

Fuga Island residents remain faithful despite widespread poverty

Fuga Island residents remain faithful despite widespread poverty. By Gerg Cahiles, CNN Philippines. Published Sep 24, 2020 7:36: …

by · Thursday, 24 September 2020 · Philippines

Nigerian pop star Yemi Alade wants to help women in new UN role

“Climate change and poverty go hand-in-hand, and neither is gender-neutral. Women in developing countries, such as my homeland Nigeria, are …

by · Wednesday, 23 September 2020 · Philippines

NAPC bats for composting to sustain urban gardening

THE National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) is pushing for the propagation of composting to sustain urban gardening as a means to produce food …

by · Wednesday, 23 September 2020 · Philippines

Reds ‘on the decline’: Gapay

Gapay was referring to poverty and injustice used by the communist terrorists in furthering their propaganda and recruiting new members, especially …

by · Wednesday, 23 September 2020 · Philippines

Here’s how we used satellite data to map poverty in Thailand and the Philippines

Innovative, new methods are needed to estimate poverty due to the high costs and long time frame of traditional methods.

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by · Wednesday, 23 September 2020 · Philippines, Thailand

PH committed to reaching Sustainable Development Goals: PRRD

Duterte said the country was able to reduce the poverty rate to 16.6 percent; and a sustained economic growth rate of 6.4 percent between 2010 and …

by · Wednesday, 23 September 2020 · Philippines

Duterte affirms PH’s commitment to UN goals despite COVID-19, recession

“With the poverty rate reduced at 16.6 percent; and a sustained economic growth rate of 6.4 percent between 2010 and 2019, the Philippines was on …

by · Wednesday, 23 September 2020 · Philippines

Marcos proposes overhaul of 4Ps

The 4Ps is the national government’s poverty reduction strategy since 2007 providing conditional cash grants to “poorest of the poor” households.

by · Tuesday, 22 September 2020 · Philippines

DSWD to release updated list of poor households in October

… or the so-called National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) will be posted in every barangay for the public to know.

by · Tuesday, 22 September 2020 · Philippines