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  1. Homeless sleeps outside the entrance of Termini railway station in Rome

    Poverty in Italy stops growing for first time since 2015

  2. An asylum seeker in Tijuana, Baja California state, Mexico, rests

    Mexico blocks caravan of 1,200 Central American migrants

  3. British-born economist Angus Deaton of Princeton University listens during a news conference after

    Nobel winner warns UK of US-style inequality risks

    Britain risks following the rise in inequality seen in the United States which could weaken democracy, a Nobel Prize-winning economist said on ...
  4. FILE PHOTO: A coal-fired power plant is pictured near a construction site in Beijing

    Commentary: Power plants and poverty - do poor countries pay the price for climate change action?

    The World Bank’s climate focus is at odds with what the world’s poorest citizens want, says economist Bjorn Lomborg.
  5. FILE PHOTO: India's Finance Minister Jaitley speaks on his mobile phone as he leaves after att

    Indian minister says extreme poverty falling, to end by 2031

  6. Booming skyline of Jakarta

    Commentary: Indonesia searches for that elusive broad-based growth

    Indonesia's middle class are the winners of economic growth under Jokowi, says Asep Suryahadi and Ridho Al Izzati, researchers at the SMERU ...
  7. Lin Heung Tea House is one of Hong Kong's oldest teahouses serving traditional dim sum.

    Commentary: A vanishing century-old tea house in Hong Kong, as heritage gives way to wealth

    The tea house is set to close in end February, because the landlord has refused to renew its lease, in a district that increasingly caters to the ...
  8. CFC Myanmar Ma Khin main

    Meet the woman who’s turning Myanmar’s street children into chefs

    Ma Khin started a restaurant to shelter and train street kids, and it has involved the occasional heartache but also fulfilment. She is one of ...
  9. Chinese ice boy

    Commentary: A year on, China’s 'Ice Boy' a media superstar, but a generation of left-behind children remain forgotten

    It is heartwarming to see Wang Fuman living a better life today but the story for others who suffer from the same plight isn’t as warm and fuzzy, ...
  10. people rushing commuting walking to work

    Commentary: Cash-rich, time-poor wealthy are always in a hurry

    It seems that people with more money find more things to do with their time, so feel more time pressure, says Financial Times' Tim Harford.