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Drilon brings back anti-political dynasty bill in 18th Congress

Unfortunately, we have failed in our duty and, hence, political dynasty still persists and so does poverty,’ says Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon …

by · Tuesday, 2 July 2019 · Philippines

Drilon files bills vs political dynasties, turncoats

Unfortunately, we have failed in our duty and, hence, political dynasty still persists and so does poverty," Drilon said in a statement. Drilon said most of …

by · Tuesday, 2 July 2019 · Philippines

Legarda to Antiqueños: Show concern for our province

She said that Antique’s poverty incidence is the highest on Panay Island with 18.3 percent followed by Iloilo with 15 percent, Aklan 13 percent, and …

by · Tuesday, 2 July 2019 · Philippines

Myths and Reality of Isaan, Poverty and Politics

While ever fewer of Isaan’s residents live in poverty, there are still more of them in Isaan than in any other part of Thailand, according to government …

by · Tuesday, 2 July 2019 · Thailand

DOF bares economic priorities for next 3 years

“All these will help us ensure further GDP growth, lower poverty and provide more opportunities to all Filipinos. They will also complete the President’s …

by · Monday, 1 July 2019 · Philippines

Using data to end open defecation in Cambodia

Every child deserves to grow up in a clean and safe environment. In communities where open defecation is practiced, children are at risk of disease. Newly released data  confirms that Cambodia has made exemplary progress towards improving toilet use. S…

by · Tuesday, 18 June 2019 · Cambodia

What the People’s Republic of China can learn from Japan on population aging

An aging population can have a dramatic impact on a country’s economy but Japan has shown that innovative approaches and policies can help mitigate the effects

by · Wednesday, 3 April 2019 · China, Japan

Digital solutions for financial inclusion

Worldwide, there are 1.7 billion people who are outside of the formal banking and financial system. They struggle with high fees and risky systems to undertake even simple financial transactions. Digital innovations offer new ways to bring them out of …

by · Thursday, 28 March 2019 · Uncategorised

Can infrastructure PPPs help the poor?

Pro-poor public-private partnerships in infrastructure have clear advantages to support poverty alleviation.

by · Thursday, 28 February 2019 · Uncategorised

The future of work means ‘learning to re-learn’

Five steps we can take to ensure that school-leavers are ready to enter the workforce that awaits them in the future.

by · Thursday, 3 January 2019 · Uncategorised