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Gov’t work double time to reduce poverty rate

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The government is bent on slashing poverty by generating more quality employment, especially during the last two years of the Aquino administration, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda).

Posted: November 15th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

PH wealth gap seen narrowing

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A Filipino boy stands inside their makeshift house under a bridge in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines on Oct. 8, 2014. The gap between rich and poor Filipinos remains wide even as wealth inequality in the country has been rapidly declining in recent years, according Credit Suisse Group.  AP PHOTO/AARON FAVILA

The gap between rich and poor Filipinos remains wide even as wealth inequality in the country has been rapidly declining in recent years, according Credit Suisse Group.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines | Read More »

Belmonte agrees with Bayan Muna on lack of inclusive growth

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Speaker Feliciano Belmonte. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte has agreed with the view of the political opposition that the Aquino administration has failed to spread the benefits of a robust economy in the last four years to majority of Filipinos.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Organ transplant even for the poor

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C. S., A 56-year-old ordinary office employee, was diagnosed with diabetes and hypertension 12 years ago. At the time of diagnosis, he was already told that his kidneys were starting to fail most likely due to his previously uncontrolled diabetes and hypertension.

Posted: September 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

Helping the poor own their homes

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Fifty-four percent of the world’s population—about 3.8 billion—are now living in urban areas. And with almost 200,000 people being added to the world’s cities every day, the United Nations estimates that by 2050 the world’s urban population will stand at over 6.3 billion—nearly double of what it is today.

Posted: September 6th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Property Guide | Read More »

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