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UN: Global unemployment is down, but workers remain poor

… the UN said on Wednesday, warning though that jobs often failed to guarantee a decent living, with some 700 million workers wallowing in poverty.

by · Friday, 15 February 2019 · Uncategorised

Nepal PM Employment Programme draws mixed reactions | #AsiaNewsNetwork

The country’s 21.6 percent population is still below the poverty line and the … is facing, unemployment is the biggest, which further leads to poverty.

by · Friday, 15 February 2019 · Nepal, Thailand
چگونه برنامه ملی میثاق شهروندی سبب تغییرات مثبت در شهر جلال گردیده است؟

چگونه برنامه ملی میثاق شهروندی سبب تغییرات مثبت در شهر جلال گردیده است؟

 

باشندگان شهر جلال آباد هنگام بحث روی پروژه های انکشافی محلی در جلسه شورای انکشافی. عکس: شرکت مشورتی رومی/ بانک جهانی

by · Thursday, 14 February 2019 · Afghanistan
How has Citizens’ Charter brought positive change in Jalalabad, Afghanistan?

How has Citizens’ Charter brought positive change in Jalalabad, Afghanistan?

Residents discussing their community development projects in a Community Development Council meeting in Jalalabad city. Photo Credit: Rumi Consultancy/ World Bank
The Citizens’ Charter Afghanistan Project (Citizens’ Charter) is a national program to p…

by · Thursday, 14 February 2019 · Afghanistan
د ولسي تړون پروګرام په جلال آباد ښار کې څرنګه د مثبت بدلون لامل ګرزیدلی؟

د ولسي تړون پروګرام په جلال آباد ښار کې څرنګه د مثبت بدلون لامل ګرزیدلی؟

 

د جلال آباد ښار اوسیدونکې د پراختیایی شورا په یوه ناسته کې د خپل سیمې پراختیایی پروژو باندې د خبرې په حال: انځور: رومی شرکت/ نړیوال بانک

by · Thursday, 14 February 2019 · Afghanistan

700-million people employed but mired in poverty – ILO

ILO Director of Research Damian Grimshaw said this resulted in 700 million people living in extreme or moderate poverty despite having employment.

by · Thursday, 14 February 2019 · Philippines
How South Asia can become a free trade area

How South Asia can become a free trade area

Women knit handicrafts for export at Everest Fashion Fair Craft in Lalitpur, Nepal. Photo: Peter Kapuscinski / World Bank
The South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) agreement has been in effect since 2006—with little success.
This is in sharp contrast to …

by · Thursday, 14 February 2019 · Nepal

Abellanosa: Who to vote for?

I will not vote for a candidate who keeps on talking about poverty. That person does not know what poverty is all about. A politician who keeps on …

by · Thursday, 14 February 2019 · Philippines

Poverty is not a political commodity

As the election is drawing near, most if not all political parties are making eradicating poverty and closing the economic gap their flagship policy, …

by · Wednesday, 13 February 2019 · Thailand

‘PHL must spend more for social protection’

The ADB said that, for one, increasing social insurance coverage to 55 percent, from 32 percent in 2015, will lead to significant poverty reduction.

by · Wednesday, 13 February 2019 · Philippines