During more than three decades of boom in Chile, the middle classes reaped the rewards, but just three months of the coronavirus pandemic has already reduced many to poverty.
Pope Francis called on Saturday for a "more just and equitable society" in the post-coronavirus world, and for people to act to "end the pandemic of poverty".
Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) President Domingo Egon Cayosa expressed support to government efforts in pursuing peace.
Malacañang on Thursday attributed the lower hunger incidence among Filipino families to government's arsenal in the fight against hunger and poverty.
Despite the decrease in self-rated poverty nationwide, Malacañang acknowledged that poverty remains a problem in the Philippines.
Kumilos na! Philippines has no serious poverty reduction program, Senator Imee Marcos says.
Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez on Saturday vowed to mobilize the 18th Congress into crafting a roadmap that will complement, through legislation, President Duterte’s war against poverty.
GMA’s Independence Day message: PH’s enemy is now poverty
The Islamic State group's self-proclaimed "caliphate" may have collapsed in the Middle East but Asia provides fertile territory for a resurrection, analysts say, as last month's bloody Easter Sunday suicide attacks in Sri Lanka have shown.
President Rodrigo Duterte is blaming politikos for keeping a “feudal system” which has kept most Filipinos mired in poverty.
Binigyan na trabaho, gusto pa malaki sweldo? Global unemployment down, but too many working poor: UN
The global unemployment rate inched down last year, the UN said Wednesday, warning though that jobs often failed to guarantee decent living, with some 700 million workers wallowing in poverty.
Amid the slow down in inflation, Malacañang on Sunday acknowledged that many Filipinos remain poor.
Ibinahagi ni Pangulong Duterte ang hirap na pinagdaraanan ng mga Pinay domestic helper sa ilang Arab Tribes sa mga Arabong bansa
Amnesty International hit out on Thursday at the repression by Nicolas Maduro's government in Venezuela, saying that more people were murdered in the South American country than in some war zones.
Federalism, solution to poverty, Ex-Chief Justice Reynato Puno says
President Donald Trump weighed in Monday to defend women's "access" to formula milk, after an article accused the United States of seeking to torpedo a World Health Organization resolution on breastfeeding.
The UN's top expert on extreme poverty warned Thursday that contemptful and cruel US policies towards the poor were disenfranchising millions, posing a threat to democracy in the country.
The country’s economic gains must lead to the creation of "more high-paying jobs," Senator Sonny Angara said on Friday.
MANILA -- Malacañang on Monday welcomed the Asian Development Bank (ADB) assessment which showed that the Philippines will be able to reduce poverty incidents to 14 percent by 2022.
A successful business is "a way out" of poverty for many Filipinos.
President Rodrigo Duterte was a no show for the 76th commemoration of the Araw ng Kagitingan or Day of Valor in Mt. Samat, Pilar, Bataan.
China will play its part in defending the international order and combating climate change while working to raise living standards for its own people, President Xi Jinping pledged Sunday in a New Year speech.
EU-style policies are the best-suited to reduce global inequality and poverty, a report by a team of economists said Thursday, warning of catastrophe if the stunning concentration of global wealth is left unchecked.