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Dev’t gaps lead to ‘missing middle class’ — NEDA

“In this regard, the ASEAN has been taking great strides to achieve the 2030 Agenda, from the eradication of poverty, improving maternal health, and …

by · Thursday, 15 August 2019 · Philippines

Whites aren’t as prosperous as Trumpers seem to think

Yet whites represent the largest racial group living in poverty, and the largest group of food-aid recipients under the federal SNAP program. Here are …

by · Thursday, 15 August 2019 · Philippines

Checking lifestyle for unexplained wealth

There is likely to be a negative reaction to conspicuous poverty. Why is the vice-president of a large utility company living in a socialized housing …

by · Thursday, 15 August 2019 · Philippines

Pernia calls for stronger Asean cooperation in dev’t issues

He noted that Asean has been taking great strides to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, from the eradication of poverty, …

by · Thursday, 15 August 2019 · Philippines

Movie review: Even mainstream audiences will enjoy Cannes winner ‘Parasite’

Out of work, driver Kim Ki-taek lived with his wife Choong Sook and two college-age children in a dirty sub-basement apartment in abject poverty.

by · Wednesday, 14 August 2019 · Philippines

Why I’m optimistic we can achieve SDG #1—ending poverty in all its forms, everywhere

The graduation approach provides a sequenced intervention designed to overcome multiple barriers that prevent the extreme poor from breaking out of poverty.

by · Tuesday, 13 August 2019 · Uncategorised

Lawmaker seeks better social services for Metro Manila residents

Lopez said his committee would prioritize Metro Manila’s perennial problems on poverty, lack of access to basic social and health services and …

by · Monday, 12 August 2019 · Philippines

De Lima bats for free tertiary agriculture education for indigent farmers’ children

Citing a Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) 2015 Poverty Statistics for Basic Sectors report, De Lima noted that farmers and fishermen and children …

by · Monday, 12 August 2019 · Philippines

Baka mahikayat magtanim: De Lima wants free college education in agriculture for farmers’ kids

In particular, the poverty incidence for the sector of farmers was recorded at 34.3 percent, noting that the sector of farmers is consistently registered as …

by · Monday, 12 August 2019 · Philippines

NCR has the highest poverty rate in the country

By Ben Rosario. Proximity to the central government is not a guarantee of better and swifter access to social services as majority of the 14 million …

by · Monday, 12 August 2019 · Philippines