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By Sapa | Jul 25, 2013 | COMMENTS [ 24 ]

Philippine family has 5 housemaids!

The Philippines was Asia's fastest-growing economy in the first three months of this year, but not all of the population has benefited equally from the boom.

In recent years the rich have been enjoying significantly faster growth in income compared with people from middle and low income classes, according to an article by the Secretary General of the country's National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB).

The Philippines poverty rate was running close to 28 percent in the first half of 2012 - a figure the current government wants to cut by nearly half.

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Shame pic 12 n 13 there's nothing to save there ke sono while the rich are living comfy hhmm 5 house maids wow some ppl live like kings yong!

Jul 25, 2013 12:34 | 0 replies

DJ-Winner
What do people need 5 maids for?
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If one is so rich to afford it, why not?
These pictures are really sad, nothing angers me more when I drive in Mpumalanga where I see children with containers on wheelbarrows having to walk so far to get water for the house and our government is stealing billions from the people. This is on the road to our Kruger Park, a world renowned destination.

Jul 25, 2013 2:9 | 0 replies

skwamasamabele1

What were you doing there? skhwamasayo?

Jul 25, 2013 2:32 | 0 replies

Diago
skwamasamabele1

What were you doing there? skhwamasayo?
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Distributing vaccinations for new borns

Jul 25, 2013 2:46 | 0 replies

How many maids are there in Nkandlaville and in the Guptas compound

Jul 25, 2013 2:47 | 0 replies

@Lizo
lol Aaroon ke le ben10 ....!!!
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LOL. O stoutu

Jul 25, 2013 2:47 | 0 replies

when it comes to chiildren really no kid should have to go through this hardship, kids should have a fair chance to be kids and enjoy life as kids not be scrapping to make ends meet, kanti what is wrong with these parents, waitsi?

Jul 25, 2013 2:59 | 0 replies

No need to go so far away to metro manila to see the gap between the rich and the poor. Just go the around malboro and see the very contrasting circumstance within a 5 km radius.

On one hand it's the poorest of the poor in Alexandra, with no shelter and no food to eat. On the other hand is the richest of the rich in Sandton, who throw away food they never even ate.

Jul 26, 2013 11:17 | 0 replies

Before we complain about service delivery,lets look @ pics 10,12 & 13,then we`ll know we rnt suffering

Jul 29, 2013 10:19 | 0 replies

life not fair at all

Jul 30, 2013 8:40 | 0 replies

Lord Have mercy

Jul 31, 2013 9:3 | 0 replies