Philippines

The ABS-CBN shutdown and democracy

Since “it does not produce goods or food,” no one should mourn the network shutdown because “it did not diminish poverty.” Describing the network …

by · Thursday, 28 May 2020 · Philippines

[ANALYSIS] Free money for every Filipino, at least during emergencies

That’s as straightforward a solution to poverty as one could get.’ JC Punongbayan. Published 12:34 PM, May 28, 2020.

by · Thursday, 28 May 2020 · Philippines

Pandemic puts up to 86mn children at risk of poverty: study

By Agence France-Presse. The economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic could push as many as 86 million more children into poverty by …

by · Thursday, 28 May 2020 · Philippines

Fernando: The danger in our kind of faith

Filipinos in emphasizing faith, believe that there is no problem in suffering and poverty because we feel that God is closer to us or perhaps God favors …

by · Wednesday, 27 May 2020 · Philippines

Fernando: The danger in our kind of faith

Filipinos in emphasizing faith, believe that there is no problem in suffering and poverty because we feel that God is closer to us or perhaps God favors …

by · Wednesday, 27 May 2020 · Philippines

In Spain, food aid queues grow as poverty outpaces 2008 crisis

MADRID, Spain – Accepting food handouts for the first time has become reality for thousands in Spain where poverty has soared during the epidemic, …

by · Wednesday, 27 May 2020 · Philippines

PH gets $400-M new ADB loan

… strengthen its domestic capital markets and reach the nation’s development goals of high, sustained economic growth and poverty reduction.

by · Tuesday, 26 May 2020 · Philippines

Young women driven to self-harm by poverty and debt, study finds

Poverty, debt and the inability to pay household bills are driving young women to self-harm, new research has found. Sixteen-to-34-year-olds from the …

by · Tuesday, 26 May 2020 · Philippines

Young women driven to self-harm by poverty and debt, study finds

Poverty, debt and the inability to pay household bills are driving young women to self-harm, new research has found. Sixteen-to-34-year-olds from the …

by · Tuesday, 26 May 2020 · Philippines

ADB OKs $400-M loan to support PH capital market dev’t

… efforts to strengthen domestic capital markets and reach its development goals of high, sustained economic growth, and poverty reduction.

by · Tuesday, 26 May 2020 · Philippines