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Unicef boosts DSWD program with unconditional cash transfer

Lotta Sylwander

The United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef), through the Department of Social Welfare and Development, will extend financial assistance to beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in Eastern Samar who were worst affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

California Senate passes higher minimum wage bill

California’s State Senate on Thursday, May 29, voted 21-12 to raise the state’s minimum wage to at least $13 per hour by 2017.

Posted: June 3rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino says anti-corruption drive freed up resources for Filipinos

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President Benigno S. Aquino III . GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III said on Wednesday that anti-corruption efforts by his government freed up resources that were now being used to “invest” on the Filipinos.

Posted: May 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Ethnic seniors in US face increasing money woes

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From Cover of “Beyond Broke: Why Closing the Racial Wealth Gap is a Priority for National Economic Security.”

Black, Hispanic and Asian Americans face an economic “quadruple whammy,” leaving them with little or no financial cushion as they age, finds a new study released Monday.

Posted: May 20th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

What to solve first in Mindanao: Poverty or security?

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Expectations are high for the new peace deal in Mindanao. After more than four decades of struggle and years of negotiations, many are hoping for the best that the Bangsamoro agreement would bring peace and progress in the region.

Posted: May 5th, 2014 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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