Philippines

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GOVERNANCE MATTERS. Former Vice President Jejomar Binay. Most observers have attributed the unprecedented rise in hunger and poverty to the …

by · Wednesday, 24 February 2021 · Philippines

The EDSA spirit never dies

Rampant corruption, grinding poverty, homelessness, hunger, and many other ills continue to plague our country. With the continuing grip on the …

by · Tuesday, 23 February 2021 · Philippines

Presidential traits to look for: honesty and decency

Our people have been banished to poverty and cursed to accept jobs that no one else in the world is willing to do. Once viewed with admiration, we …

by · Tuesday, 23 February 2021 · Philippines

‘Nganga pa rin tayo’: Poorer nations begin COVID vaccine rollout ahead of PH – Binay

Ironically, record-high hunger, poverty and unemployment can be attributed to the administration’s colossal failure to immediately contain the virus early …

by · Tuesday, 23 February 2021 · Philippines

Carvajal: What went wrong?

It has not democratized the economy as demanded by the massive poverty afflicting millions of Filipinos. A political revolution is usually initiated by an …

by · Tuesday, 23 February 2021 · Philippines

Ex-VP Binay lauds national gov’t for deciding not to relax quarantine restrictions

According to Binay, the record-high hunger, poverty, and unemployment can be attributed to the administration’s “colossal failure to immediately …

by · Tuesday, 23 February 2021 · Philippines

SPIC paves way for poverty alleviation in NW China’s Yanchuan

Besides, the SPIC also built rural roads and installed solar street lamps in Yanchuan county, and is attempting to reduce poverty by improving local …

by · Tuesday, 23 February 2021 · China, Philippines

Indonesia wants fewer babies. But is it a good idea?

His goal is to further eliminate poverty and lift the economic growth rate to about 7% a year from the average of about 5% during his first term from …

by · Monday, 22 February 2021 · Indonesia, Philippines

World faces a pandemic of human rights abuses in the wake of COVID-19 – UN Chief

He said the virus thrived because “poverty, discrimination, the destruction of our natural environment and other human rights failures have created …

by · Monday, 22 February 2021 · Philippines

RCEF capable of offsetting Rice Tariffication law income losses

However, the increase in income poverty comes in small increments and diminishes over time,” PIDS said Friday in a policy note, “Does rice tariffication …

by · Sunday, 21 February 2021 · Philippines