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Economic Boom Lifts More People Out of Poverty in Philippines

A man teaches a dance lesson at the SM Mall of Asia complex in Pasay City, Metro Manila.

A man teaches a dance lesson at the SM Mall of Asia complex in Pasay City, Metro Manila.

Photographer: Hannah Reyes Morales/Bloomberg
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The ranks of the poor in Philippines are moderating as the nation sustains among the fastest economic growth in the region.