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More Filipinos undecided on gov’t anti-poverty efforts – Pulse Asia


Interestingly, more Filipinos seemed undecided if the Aquino administration is faring well in reducing poverty in the country, the latest Pulse Asia survey showed.

Posted: April 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Poor should do more in exchange for monthly doles, say solons


The impoverished families who regularly receive financial aid from the government must be made to do more than just send their children to school and have children and pregnant women undergo regular checkups.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DSWD cleans up CCT program

DSWD Secretary Corazon “Dinky” Soliman.  FILE PHOTO

With a whopping P62-billion budget for the Conditional Cash Transfer in 2014, the Department Of Social Welfare and Development cleaned its program of dubious identities, and terminated employees looking to take a bite from the multi-billion peso fund.

Posted: January 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace to use biometric system for dole out program

Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma (Photo from http://pcoo.gov.ph/)

The Malacañang assured the public that the Conditional Cash Transfer program will be improved for the families that benefit from it, the Presidential Communications Operations Office said.

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Beneficiaries of gov’t cash assistance to be hired as tourism workers

Resident of Tacloban City. CDN PHOTO/LITO TECSON

Beneficiaries of the government’s conditional cash transfer program in the Bicol region are to be hired as tourist guides and facility caretakers under a project funded by the Department of Social Welfare and Development, the Department of Tourism and the Department of Interior and Local Government next year.

Posted: December 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »