Source Pravda.Ru

Hunger hits record high in the Philippines - Comments

The number of Filipinos who said they went hungry rose to a record high with nearly 17 percent of people surveyed saying they had nothing to eat at least once over a three-month period, a survey group said Friday. Of the Filipino households queried, 16.7 percent reported experiencing hunger in the last quarter of 2005, the independent Social Weather Stations survey group said, a record high since it began hunger surveys in mid-1998

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