The Philippines has the most persistent poverty in South-East Asia

“JACKFRUIT is really good because you can make proper money from it,” confides Dominador Villasis, an elderly farmer whose fields lie near the town of Inopacan on the island of Leyte.

Read more: https://www.economist.com/news/asia/21731638-government-rodrigo-duterte-paying-poor-some-attention-philippines-has-most

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