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Did you know: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

/ 01:10 AM October 17, 2013

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is celebrated every Oct. 17. In a report released in April, the National Statistical Coordination Board said poverty incidence in the country stood at 27.9 percent in the first semester of 2012, a level practically unchanged from the same period in 2009 (28.6 percent) and 2006 (28.8 percent). Poverty incidence among families in Metro Manila was at 3.8 percent in the same period in 2012. Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

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