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POVERTY

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  1. FILE PHOTO: An employee collects items ordered by Amazon.com customers through the company's t

    Commentary: The worker in the US is getting poorer while working harder

    Many low-wage workers in the United States who rely on public benefits may lose access to some or all of those benefits if they earn more, says ...
  2. Bereavements are often a double tragedy for an increasing number of poverty-stricken families in

    Commentary: Think like a spy when working with aid agencies to end poverty

    Project managers and economists should think like spies in trying to predict the future on how to better manage poverty in developing countries, ...
  3. Ricky Yu built a tenancy model driven by family development and neighbourly cohesion.

    In Hong Kong, the man with a novel solution to its housing, poverty issues

    Ricky Yu found decent homes for low-income Hongkongers, by rallying people to rent out their places at below market rates — in the world’s most ...
  4. Homeless sleeps outside the entrance of Termini railway station in Rome

    Poverty in Italy stops growing for first time since 2015

  5. 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 ...
  6. 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.
  7. 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

  8. 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 ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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 ...