Presidential candidates were able to tackle a few issues during the debate, but they weren't asked about two key matters supposedly on the agenda
The United Nations proposes a specific list of targets for achieving gender equality
Only 62 of 195 countries met targets they adopted 15 years ago, says a study which measures the world's performance in one of the 8 so-called Millennium Development Goals
John Michael Pio Roda, the Filipino-Canadian arrested for allegedly swindling an Iglesia Ni Cristo company, says there is already an agreement to repay the amount lost from Chris Brown's cancelled 2014 concert
With Millennium Development Goals expiring by the end of 2015, how will the battle for gender equality continue?
With 2015 as the millennium development goals deadline, the UN sets a development agenda anew
The most expensive ticket for Madonna's concert is worth P57,750, beyond the reach of the average Filipino
In 2013, about 289,000 mothers died worldwide. That's 800 women dying each day due to preventable causes.
About 16,000 children under 5 die every day in 2015 due to preventable causes such as pneumonia, diarrhea, and malaria
Only Eastern Asia and Northern Africa have reached universal or nearly universal enrollment in primary education
The attainment of the Millennium Development Goals set by the United Nations in 2000 is expected to pave the way for the adoption of the new sustainable development agenda
On the International Day of Action for Women's Health, advocates urge the Philippine government to address the country’s 'grave and systematic violations of women’s reproductive rights'.
This target is still higher than the country's 2015 Millennium Development Goals, which is to halve the poverty rate to 16.6% from 33.1% in 1991
The Philippines should join the UK and Japan in calling for a more focused development agenda. Otherwise, we may not able to prioritize actions to ensure that 'no one is left behind.'
Current investments in the social sector need to be sustained and deepened so government can help ensure that no one is left behind
Cooperation and camaraderie need to be fostered among ASEAN member-states to attain goals
There are 8 Millienium Development Goals that the country can achieve with the help of mothers who breastfeed their children exclusively in the first 6 months
How can Filipinos 'move' toward a better 2015 and beyond?
With 500 days left to meet the UN Millennium Development Goals, Save the Children urges the government to address issues of inequality and its causes
Unsafe water kills more people than wars each year. Have you ever thought of how many people lack access to toilets and safe drinking water?
With the coming deadline, the next issue is how to sustain the achieved Millennium Development Goals
Is it possible to end hunger for generations to come? The answer is a big yes, advocates say. How? Governments should step up.
The health department's roadshow aims to visit 3 provinces every month until June 30, 2016, with a budget of P1 million per region
Foreigners are surprised that the Philippines has a hunger issue, considering that it is an agricultural country, says World Food Programme ambassador KC Concepcion
(UPDATED) Reproductive health advocates hail the 'big victory' for women and young people, and say they are ready for the next battle: to ensure its implementation
Not all children can make it to their 5th birthday. The lack of access to basic needs such as food, water, and medicine lowers their chances of surviving.
World Vision encourages those who have the means to take many small steps to save more children's lives
Why is agriculture important for the future and food security of the Philippines?
The UN Millennium Development Goals targets an end to extreme hunger and poverty by 2015. Time is running out.
Aside from affecting physical growth and development, the claws of hunger also rip children of their confidence and sunny disposition
Through Brazil's government program Fome Zero, a well-informed public becomes the country's greatest weapon against hunger
With the 2015 deadline fast approaching, health experts are already making plans to replicate and sustain the progress made over the last 13 years
'You will not feel it immediately. Much of the work will have to be a massive national information campaign,' says Rep Edcel Lagman
Despite having a Conditional Cash Transfer program in place, achieving the Millennium Development Goals will require more innovations and efforts from Local Government Units
UN official says "weak" institutions holding country back from achieving development goals.