Inequality

Inequality

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Sarawakians ‘poorest in Malaysia’

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Going by the figures for the e-Kasih programme, a government scheme to combat poverty, Sarawak has taken over Sabah as the state with the...
Malaysia PM promises to improve living standards

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Malaysia's 2015 budget, scheduled to be tabled in parliament in October, will continue to stimulate growth, and improve fiscal position and the people’s standards...
Poverty still rampant in Myanmar, says UN report

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Some 95 per cent of adults in Myanmar live on under $10 a day, with 10 per cent preferring to save money in gold...
Philippines announces plan to fight poverty

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The Philippine government on April 14 announced plans to spend more on infrastructure and introduce other reforms to try to lift millions out of...
Malaysia: Bumiputera, poor hit most by subsidy cut

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The Malaysian government's subsidy cuts may lead to a higher incidence of poverty among Malays and Bumiputera in Malaysia, with the urban poor expected...
Microfinance in Cambodia surged 44% in 2013

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Cambodia's 38 microfinance institutions reported a 44 per cent increase in loan disbursements in 2013, according to a report of the National Bank of...
IMF urges Myanmar to focus on poverty reduction

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged Myanmar to "urgently prioritise" tackling widespread poverty. "As Myanmar opens up and expands, it needs the structural foundations...
Group farming a way out of poverty (video)video

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Lo Thi Tiep, 28, lives with her husband and two kids in a mud thatch house in Bung Lao commune, Dien Bien Province in...
Nationwide strikes in Indonesia for higher salaries

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Workers across Indonesia have begun a two-day strike demanding higher salaries, the latest industrial action to hit the South East Asian economy, BBC reported. The...
Worldwide concerns over Thailand’s overlooked slavery issue

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“I saw others beaten with different instruments, with things like a wooden rod or things like that… the senior crew attacked workers with knives....
OECD takes Philippine hype down a peg

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The Paris-based Organisation of Economic Cooperation and the Development, a rich club of nations, has reported that the Philippines – despite its unexpectedly high...