By Norman Bordadora
The Aquino administration is expected to hasten and pour more funds into infrastructure development and poverty alleviation towards the end of its term, a Malacañang spokesperson indicated over the weekend.
By Cynthia D. Balana
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has launched a database to keep track of the progress of all antipoverty projects in the country.
By DJ Yap
A “convergence strategy” is taking shape among 10 government agencies to help improve the quality of life of the Philippines’ most marginalized sectors, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources said on Thursday.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
, Michael Lim Ubac
A top businessman on Wednesday called on Malacañang to include the private sector in mapping out fresh antipoverty programs as lawmakers blamed income inequality for chronic poverty amid robust economic growth.
By Cathy C. Yamsuan
, Leila B. Salaverria
, Norman Bordadora
A government report showing that the level of poverty in the country remained unchanged over the past six years despite robust economic growth drew various proposals from senatorial candidates and their supporters to address the problem.