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The poor fight, not wait for inclusion

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BE IT EVER SO HUMBLE  This is a portrait of a country wallowing in poverty: A family finds refuge in a pushcart painted like the Philippine flag. Merlisa Villoga, 23, and her children Jerico, 5, and Luigi, 2, stay together in a tiny place they call home on Agham Road, Quezon City, while her husband Larry is away doing part-time work. EDWIN BACASMAS

President Benigno Aquino III apparently owes Bernadette Sabalza and Susan Ladan an explanation.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’

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SKYLINE OVER POVERTY LINE  The towering buildings are at the heart of Makati City, while the shanties are along an estero in Pasay City.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Philippines remains a fragile democracy despite the Aquino administration’s gains that have not been enough to make up for “nearly a decade of regression” during the previous administration.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Pagcor closing down Airport Casino

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The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) is set to close down Airport Casino Filipino, one of the biggest casinos it operates, because it has started to incur losses.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Aquino administration should be alarmed by recent survey, says Casiple

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Political analyst Ramon Casiple. INQUIRER file photo

The Aquino administration should be alarmed by the Pulse Asia survey saying most Filipinos claimed the quality of life has worsened in the past years, a political analyst said Tuesday.

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Calamities may push more Filipinos into poverty–Neda

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Supertyphoon “Yolanda” and other natural calamities that have struck the Philippines may not drag down the country’s overall growth but they could push more households into “transient” poverty, the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) said Friday.

Posted: November 10th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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