A Monk’s act of kindness sparked a desire within Mr Sok Leng to do the same.
With 2020 now upon us, China is on track to achieve a key goal in its 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-20): to end extreme rural poverty.
China is poised to tackle tough tasks in rural development in the coming year.
Since China’s reform and opening up, the country’s impoverished population has dramatically reduced.
Countries in ASEAN have achieved strong economic growth and substantially reduced poverty over the past 20 years. Deep political commitment to effective policies has lifted over 100 million people out of poverty since 2000.
China’s historic campaign to wipe out poverty is drawing inspiration from both the central leadership and many obscure mountain villages.
Germany expresses its latest commitment to help eradicate poverty in Cambodia.
The rise of lending institutions skyrocket.
12 NGos to call on the gov’t to continue to address challenges women are facing.
Prime Minister Hun Sen has tasked the government’s Lawyers Council president to form a legal team under his direct supervision to provide free legal aid to poverty-stricken women in the Kingdom.
Rising poverty and hunger following five years of brutal civil war in South Sudan is driving many families to marry off their young daughters for a dowry to survive, Oxfam said in a report published Monday.
The world’s most infamous cartel boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, is found guilty.
NagaWorld Kind Hearts acknowledges the role of education in eradicating poverty.
More people are living in extreme poverty in Latin America than at any time since 2008.
China will advance poverty alleviation in health care, says the Health Commission.
Up to one million educated Afghans have been suffering from unemployment.
The Everything But Arms (EBA) initiative is a unilateral preferential treatment offered by the EU to least developed economies with the aim of helping them develop their economy and reduce poverty.
Longwangba, literally meaning flatland for God of Rain, carries the most sincere yearning of the generations of people living in the mountains in China’s dry northwest.
Nassaguri Tokhtkurban, 42, has three roles: businesswoman, student and part-time lecturer, but she was better known to many as the head of a startup with 68 skilled local artisans.
It is not a Cambodian tradition to invest in agricultural development, but more to tap into the supply chain of hard working farmers. It is left up to foreign tax payers to contribute, with the argument that it lifts farmers out of poverty.
Over 18 million rural residents have been lifted out of poverty in Guangxi Zhuang.
For more than a decade, Cambodia has had excellent trade ties with the EU, registering some 5.8 billion euros ($6.56 billion) worth of exports in 2017, compared with a mere 837 million euros ($947 million) in 2007.
Unicef has welcomed a reminder issued by the Labour Ministry for businesses to prevent child labour.
PM says any removal of the EBA will result in a setback of decades of poverty reduction.
Cambodia to implement the Decent Work Country Programme’s fifth phase soon.
Poverty in Cambodia has fallen dramatically over the last two decades, and continues to fall at a rapid pace, said a high official of the UNDP to Khmer Times yesterday.
Botswana to redouble its efforts to address unemployment, poverty, crime and AIDS.
Various nations, governments, organisations and individuals have committed to maintain peace and prosperity. The world has made progress in this mission over the decades, that’s for sure.
Yuen Yuen Ang, associate professor of political science at the University of Michigan and the author of ‘How China Escaped the Poverty Trap’, lauded Cambodia’s efforts to revive the traditional silk weaving industry.
Zhao Minghao argues that China’s Belt and Road initiative not only provides development opportunities to countries at a disadvantage in the globalisation process, but also adds impetus to further progress in developed countries.