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Born to prevent war, UN faces a deeply polarized world at 75

goals to eradicate extreme poverty and preserve the environment by a 2030 target. “Today, we have a surplus of multilateral challenges and a deficit of …

by · Tuesday, 22 September 2020 · Nepal

Japanese fashionista aiming to put Filipino kids on runway to success

"Poverty does exist in Japan, but it is not that visible," Nishigawa said. "I asked myself what I could do (to help) with fashion." In February 2020, her …

by · Tuesday, 22 September 2020 · Japan, Philippines

China Uproots Ethnic Minority Villages in Anti-Poverty Fight

The ruling Communist Party has announced an official target of ending extreme poverty by the end of the year, ahead of the 100th anniversary of its …

by · Tuesday, 22 September 2020 · Afghanistan, China

Eyewear Firm Hit With $3.5M Fine for Bogus Cambodia Charity Claims

Oscar Wylee’s marketing videos showed scenes of poverty in Cambodia and included slogans such as “For every pair purchased, a pair is donated to …

by · Tuesday, 22 September 2020 · Cambodia

World’s richest 1pc cause double CO2 emissions of poorest 50pc: Oxfam

Oxfam argues that continuing to allow the rich world to emit vastly more than those in poverty is unfair. While the world moves towards renewable …

by · Monday, 21 September 2020 · Philippines

Pandemic pushes additional 150 million kids into poverty

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Save the Children said the number of children living in poverty worldwide soared to nearly 1.2 billion – a 15 …

by · Monday, 21 September 2020 · Philippines

Turkey supports rural development projects in Lebanon

The poverty rate is above 50% and the unemployment rate stands at 35%. Besides, on Aug. 4, a huge explosion in the port of Beirut rocked the capital, …

by · Monday, 21 September 2020 · Lebanon, Turkey

Nueva Ecija farmers tapped to supply ingredients for enhanced nutribun

DAR Undersecretary Emily Padila said EPAHPP is a government initiative addressing hunger and poverty through the synergy and convergence of …

by · Monday, 21 September 2020 · Philippines

1075 Antiqueños to benefit from DOLE’s P4.25M emergency employment assistance

As we empower our workers, who are the backbone of our economy, we are also working towards ending poverty in the province, “ Legarda said.

by · Monday, 21 September 2020 · Philippines

Zimbabwe: Poor good Samaritans rescue homeless children

Yet, amidst poverty, many good Samaritans like Chinowaita do not find it easy to help the nation’s homeless children. “Each time you want to help …

by · Sunday, 20 September 2020 · Turkey