In this Sept. 5, 2010 photo, men push a cart to transport chairs and a couch in the Quezon city suburb of Manila, Philippines. As the U.N. holds a September 2010 summit to review progress in helping ... more 
In this Sept. 5, 2010 photo, men push a cart to transport chairs and a couch in the Quezon city suburb of Manila, Philippines. As the U.N. holds a September 2010 summit to review progress in helping the world's have-nots, the good news is a sharp decline in Asian poverty rates, thanks largely to robust economic growth in China and India. But gains are patchy, and millions still await relief. And poverty rates have actually risen in parts of the Middle East and Eastern Europe. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Bullit Marquez
Sat, Sep 18, 2010 11:52 AM EDT