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LTFRB chairman Delgra urged: Act now on transport situation

"After more than a year, many traditional jeepneys, which should be preferred for their open-air ventilation, are still not allowed to operate. This has tipped many transport workers into extreme poverty," the coalition said. .....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsApr 7th, 2021Related News

NEDA: ECQ alone won’t bring down COVID-19 cases

Imposing the strictest quarantine measure will not be enough to bring down COVID-19 cases in the country and further extension of the quarantine would just sink 350,000 more people into poverty, according to the National Economic and Development Authority......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsApr 6th, 2021Related News

And now… a food shortage

In this time of incredible hardship when nearly a tenth of our workforce is out of a job and one out of every 5.5 of our countrymen is living below the poverty line, the last thing we need is a food shortage......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsApr 6th, 2021Related News

Why is the Food Systems Summit silent on corporate land grabs?

Indeed, there is a need, as the Asia Peasant Coalition puts it, for the farmers “to organize and mobilize for our own people’s summit together with other marginalized and oppressed sectors that suffer the gravest hunger and poverty because of imperialist control and domination over the world’s food and agriculture.” The post Why is the Food Systems Summit silent on corporate land grabs? appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsMar 30th, 2021Related News

Creating a green recovery pathway for the Philippines

Almost a year has passed since COVID-19 hit, causing job losses and increasing poverty levels. Sadly, this has impacted people unevenly, particularly women, youth, the poor and informal sector workers......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMar 22nd, 2021Related News

World Vision, partner firms commit to help uplift children

World Vision, a Christian advocacy group dedicated to lifting children and their families from poverty, is staging a follow-up to the successful virtual Corporate Social Responsibility Summit......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceMar 21st, 2021Related News

ADB backs investments in green businesses

Manila-based Asian Development Bank will support the transformation of food systems in the Asia Pacific region after the COVID-19 pandemic exposed the vulnerability of the global food supply chain, pushing more people to hunger and poverty......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceMar 19th, 2021Related News

Of women painting poverty and struggles

This International Working Women’s Month, it is imperative that we stand with the most marginalized of women: peasant women, poor women, trans women, disabled women, indigenous women......»»

Source: Davaotoday DavaotodayCategory: NewsMar 14th, 2021Related News

Generation threatened as pandemic sets back childhood development: UNICEF

New York, United States— Closed schools, surging poverty, forced marriages and depression — after a year of the pandemic, indicators measuring child and adolescent development have all regressed, a setback that heralds lasting stigma for an entire generation, UNICEF has warned. “The number of children who are hungry, isolated, abused, anxious, living in poverty and […] The post Generation threatened as pandemic sets back childhood development: UNICEF appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMar 12th, 2021Related News

Andanar: Normin poverty incidence drops to 17.3% with ELCAC

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Mar. 5 (PIA)- Prioritizing conflict-affected and poverty-stricken areas, Communications Sec. and Cabinet Officer for Regional Development and Security (CORDS)-10 Martin Andanar.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsMar 6th, 2021Related News

Private citizens fill government’s gaps

Before the pandemic struck, the country was well on its way towards achieving its national ambition of tripling the average annual income of our citizens to $13,000 and achieving zero incidence of poverty by 2040......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMar 2nd, 2021Related News

Worth emulating

Last week, China’s President Xi Jinping officially claimed his country’ victory over poverty, claiming to have lifted the final 98.99 million impoverished rural residents out of destitution......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsMar 1st, 2021Related News

NIA launches anti-poverty convergence initiatives for CagVal

SOLANA, Cagayan, Feb. 24 (PIA) - - The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) has launched the Enhanced Partnership Against Hunger and Poverty (EPAHP) convergence program in Cagayan Valley region.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsFeb 27th, 2021Related News

Wax foreplay

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Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsFeb 27th, 2021Related News

Presidential traits to look for: honesty and decency

Fates of nations come down to the quality of their leaders. Inasmuch as it only takes one transformative leader to set a nation on a path of prosperity and strength, so does it take only one broken leader to relegate successive generations to poverty and struggle......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 23rd, 2021Related News

Is freedom absolute?

Freedom is “the quality or state of being free: such as [from] the absence of necessity, coercion or constraint in choice of action” (Merriam Webster Dictionary). It has always been the aspiration of peoples in history to attain freedom from slavery, racial discrimination, foreign intervention, oppression, want, poverty or government excesses......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsFeb 18th, 2021Related News

ISPs seek power against child porn

Consumer advocacy groups asked the government to empower telecommunications companies and Internet Service Providers to work with all sectors to stop child pornography, instead of imposing more sanctions and regulations......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceFeb 15th, 2021Related News

Sanctions and blame games won& rsquo;t stop child porn

The arrest of Filipinos exploiting their own children to engage in online pornography sparked another knee-jerk reaction from the President to impose sanctions on telcos and internet service providers (ISPs) for failing to stop online child pornography......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2021Related News

Senator urges gov t to step up response to teen pregnancy surge

(Updated 2:24 p.m.) Sen. Win Gatchalian is calling for a more aggressive government response to the surge in teen pregnancies, sounding the alarm over the growing number of young mothers who are trapped in poverty. .....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 12th, 2021Related News

Disfigured by acid: The face of violence against Yemen& rsquo;s women

Married at the age of 12, rejected at 16, and then disfigured in an acid attack, Al-Anoud Hussain Sheryan’s fate is a shocking illustration of abuse in a society beset by war and poverty......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsFeb 12th, 2021Related News