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POVERTY

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  1. Even before COVID-19 there were an estimated 47 million children under five who were moderately or

    COVID-19 pandemic to bring surge in child wasting cases: UN

    The unprecedented social and economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic will see nearly seven million more children experience stunting as ...
  2. A child is seen in Karachi, Pakistan -- the majority of children at risk of poverty live in South

    Commentary: This is the face of Generation COVID-19

    As international aid dries up, the world’s most disadvantaged students may find themselves left behind when it comes to education, say Abiy Ahmed ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a "Vaccine COVID-19" sticker and a

    Commentary: We have much to learn from COVID-19 and the lockdowns

    We need to use the lessons gained from the pandemic to reshape international development, rather than returning to the status quo, say Iqbal ...
  4. A2 food insecurity 23

    Pulling together in creative ways, to better feed food insecure Singaporeans

    There are over a hundred food assistance groups helping the needy. But why are good intentions sometimes falling short of meeting needs – and can ...
  5. (kd) Poverty flood 1

    Cycle of poverty in Malaysia's Kelantan state amid annual floods

    Putrajaya has pledged to upgrade the infrastructure under a new five-year plan to tackle the flooding.
  6. Workers walk across London Bridge as they head for the City of London

    Commentary: How the West lost its way and what can be done to restore social mobility

    What many advanced economies need are comprehensive programmes that enhance economic security and social engagement, says Helmut K Anheier.
  7. China's vast worker pool has powered the explosive growth of its export-driven economy

    Commentary: China lifted 850 million people out of poverty but now faces bigger challenges

    China created the world's largest middle class by pursuing industrialisation, liberalising the private sector, welcoming foreign investment and ...