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World Bank cites need to address ‘poor quality of jobs’ to...

THE WORLD BANK has labelled the poor quality of jobs in the Philippines as the "missing link" to reducing poverty and inequality in the...

WB approves $170M funding for PHL rural projects

THE World Bank has approved $170 million in additional funding for programs that seek to develop provinces Philippines by building more roads, bridges, and...

WB holds PHL up as possible model for migrant worker policy

THE PHILIPPINE approach to migrant labor is viewed as a benchmark for other Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)-member states, the World Bank said. “The...

ODA loan use better in first half

THE GOVERNMENT improved its use of official development assistance (ODA) loans last semester from a year ago, according to the National Economic and Development...

Percentage of population aged 65 or older in East Asian and...

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How does climate change make people poorer?

BARCELONA -- A new report from the World Bank finds that the poorest people are more exposed to climate-related shocks such as floods, droughts...