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Bishop expresses solidarity with the poor – Manila Bulletin

Bishop Mercado said poverty is being experienced even by many residents of bigger cities like Manila, Davao and Cebu City.

by · Tuesday, 18 January 2022 · Philippines

‘Water-food-energy nexus vital in poverty‘ | Cai Ordinario – BusinessMirror

ERADICATING hunger and poverty will require governments to explore ways to merge its initiatives in water, food, and energy, according to an …

by · Monday, 17 January 2022 · Philippines

Super-rich thrive as COVID-19 pushes millions into poverty – Rappler

… since the coronavirus pandemic began, while more than 160 million people are estimated to have been pushed into poverty during the health crisis.

by · Monday, 17 January 2022 · Philippines

World’s 10 richest men’s fortune more than doubled in pandemic: Oxfam – Yeni Şafak

Incomes of 99% of world population drop in same period, and over 160M people slip into poverty, charity says in report.

by · Monday, 17 January 2022 · Turkey

India’s richest more than double their fortunes during pandemic — Oxfam – BusinessWorld Online

… have more than doubled their fortunes during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis that’s ravaged the country and worsened poverty, …

by · Monday, 17 January 2022 · India, Philippines

Vietnam Social Security’s programme brings warm Tet to poor people

… those who have escaped poverty but do not have health insurance, people from near-poor households living just above the poverty line who have …

by · Monday, 17 January 2022 · Vietnam

Group: Tax rich to fund vaccines for poor hit by Covid-19 pandemic | The Associated Press

LONDON—Anti-poverty organization Oxfam called Monday for governments to impose a one-time 99-percent tax on the world’s billionaires and use the …

by · Monday, 17 January 2022 · Philippines

Super-rich thrive as COVID-19 pushes millions into poverty – BusinessWorld Online

LONDON — The world’s 10 wealthiest people more than doubled their fortunes to $1.5 trillion during the pandemic as poverty rates soared, …

by · Monday, 17 January 2022 · Philippines

World’s 10 richest men doubled their wealth during pandemic, Oxfam reports – VnExpress …

The world’s 10 wealthiest men doubled their fortunes during the first two years of the coronavirus pandemic as poverty and inequality soared, …

by · Monday, 17 January 2022 · Vietnam

World’s 10 richest men doubled wealth during Covid: report | Philstar.com

A confederation of charities that focus on alleviating global poverty, Oxfam said the billionaires’ wealth rose more during the pandemic more than it …

by · Monday, 17 January 2022 · Philippines