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Poverty

Monday, October 6, 2014
The poverty line of US$1.25 per day is far less than is needed to maintain 'minimum welfare' in the Asia-Pacfic region, where two-thirds of the world's poorest people reside. Asia-...
Sunday, August 10, 2014
BANGKOK (Media For Freedom / UN News Centre / Pacific Media Watch): Developing countries in Asia and the Pacific are experiencing yet another year of subdued economic growth, says the United...
Thursday, November 24, 2011
AUCKLAND (Pacific Scoop/ Pacific Media Watch): Mana Party candidate for Manukau East John Minto has accused New Zealand of blatantly discriminating against many Pacific people who have made an...
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Shailendra Singh OPINION: Poverty is proving to be an intractable problem in Fiji. Various reports put poverty at 33 to 47 percent of the population. The Fiji Council for Social Services, which works...