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Picture The Straits Times  (WORLD)  18/10/2018
aarlina@sph.com.sg Dr Ma'ruf Amin (above) has vowed to help President Joko Widodo reduce Indonesia's poverty gap and income disparity as well as continue with infrastructure projects such as the development of airports and ports.
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Article Indonesia's V-P candidate aims to be unifying Islamic figure
By: ARLINA ARSHAD REGIONAL CORRESPONDENT,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (WORLD)  18/10/2018

He vows to help Mr Joko reduce the poverty gap and income disparity as well as continue with infrastructure projects such as the development of airports and ports.
Indonesia, a country where Muslims make up 90 per cent of the 260 million population, will also go big on halal issues, he said.   (934 words)
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Picture The Business Times  (REAL ESTATE)  16/11/2018
The relative poverty gap between Europe's east and west remains stark. World Bank numbers show gross do mestic product per capita in Poland and Hungary remains significantly be low half the EU average, albeit before adjustments for the cost of living.
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Online Ma'ruf Amin, President Joko Widodo's running mate in 2019 polls, sees himself as uniting figure
By: ARLINA ARSHAD,   The Straits Times Online  The Straits Times Online  (ASIA)  17/10/2018


He vows to help Mr Joko in reducing the poverty gap and income disparity and continue with infrastructure projects such as the development of airports and ports. Indonesia, a country where Muslims make up 90 per cent of the 260 million population, will also go big on halal issues, he said.   (1084 words)
Article A China that's averse to political reforms – for now
By: BENJAMIN KANG LIM GLOBAL AFFAIRS CORRESPONDENT IN HONG KONG,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (WORLD FOCUS)  04/06/2019
"One man one vote is not the answer to China's long list of problems," the source told The Straits Times, referring to chronic corruption, an economic slowdown, millions still mired in abject poverty, wealth gaps, food and drug safety, water scarcity, an ageing population, environmental degradation and bad loans.   (1361 words)
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Article Public foundation gives poor kids a leg up
By: LIM YAN LIANG,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (INSIGHT)  09/12/2018

"(Rural) parenting methods directly impact the development potential of a child, and solidify the social gaps, passing poverty on to the next generation," he said.
This is where Ms Gu, one of more than 300 home educators working with CDRF, comes in.   (457 words)
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Picture The Straits Times  (WORLD FOCUS)  04/06/2019
"One man one vote is not the answer to China's long list of problems," the source told The Straits Times, referring to chronic corruption, an economic slowdown, millions still mired in abject poverty, wealth gaps, food and drug safety, water scarcity, an ageing population, environmental degradation and bad loans.
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Online Non-governmental groups give poor children in China a leg-up
By: LIM YAN LIANG,   The Straits Times Online  The Straits Times Online  (ASIA)  07/12/2018


URBAN-RURAL GAP MAY PERPETUATE POVERTY

Qirui is one of 60 million "left-behind" children in China - young people who grow up in the care of illiterate grandparents in rural areas as their parents have left for the cities for better jobs there.   (1064 words)
Picture The Straits Times  (INSIGHT)  21/06/2020
Suddenly, America was laid bare for all to see.How could it be generous when so many Americans live in poverty and the income gap keeps widening?How can the CEO of a Fortune 100 company earn in one year what it would take an American with a median-level salary more than 500 years?
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Picture The Business Times  (GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY)  14/01/2020
Yanfei Zhou, a researcher at the Ja-pan Institute for Labor Policy & Train-ing and author of a book on the sub-ject, Japan’s Married Stay-at-Home Mothers in Poverty, contends there’s a gap of 200 million yen in lifetime in-come between women who work full-time and women who switch from full-time to part-time at the age of 40.
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