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  1. Business - Economy - ANALYSIS

    Clerical error stymies push to end Philippine poverty

    Posted Mar 27th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... William Pesek Catholic Church opposition to contraception is a barrier to higher living standards in the country Clerical error stymies push to end Philippine poverty Philippine President Benigno Aquino faces a huge roadblock in his push to end the poverty weighing on his 106 million people: the Catholic Church. I was in the predominantly Catholic nation earlier this month when ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ANALYSIS

    Controversy over Hong Kong's asylum seekers harks back to Vietnam

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:50am by Christy Choi

    ... more refugees into deeper poverty March 3, 2014: Government officially takes over from the UNHCR and begins to implement its Unified Screening Mechanism ...

  3. News - China - ANALYSIS

    Africa must wait and see on Li Keqiang's ambitious promises, analysts say

    Posted May 12th 2014, 03:50am by Teddy Ng

    ... Economic Forum on Africa held in Nigeria, Li said China would spend half of its overseas aid budget on Africa, focusing on anti-poverty, agriculture and clean-water projects, and disaster relief. ...

  4. News - World - ANALYSIS

    Mursi, Muslim Brotherhood felled by authoritarianism, paranoia

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... spread, petrol queues grew and poverty deepened. The Brotherhood was once respected as the most potent - and brave - opposition to Mubarak's police state. But it had never governed. ...

  5. News - World - ANALYSIS

    Educated with a dead-beat job the unseen legacy of Europe’s crisis

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 03:04pm by Reuters

    ... and Social Research Institute. Bjorn Gustafsson, a professor in the department of social work at the University of Gothenburg, sees underemployment driving people into poverty and ultimately onto welfare. “The process of becoming self-sufficient through employment is taking longer than it did before,” he said. “They get low income, low living standards and end up in poverty ...



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