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HK raises P66M for ‘ultrapoor’ Filipinos

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The 10th International Care Ministries Hong Kong banquet had raised HK$11.5 million (P66.4 million) that will go to ICM programs for the estimated seven million “ultrapoor” Filipinos who live on less than P22 a day.  JOAN BONDOC

This banquet raised millions of pesos for Filipinos who can’t even afford a plate.

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

The risks PH faces due to climate change

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The Philippines could face more food and water shortages, more poverty, and more droughts and floods if climate change persists.

Posted: September 24th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Rebecca Bustamante: The maid who made it

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She was born poor. But for Rebecca Bustamante, it was the beginning of a journey that was to be inspired by a promise she made to her late mother: To improve herself so that she can provide education and the life her siblings deserved.

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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 »

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