developing economies - updates

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What Duterte development plan ignores: Local industry, accessible social services

Jun 11, 2017 - 4:31 PM

Under the Philippine Development Plan 2017 2022 PH s agriculture and mining industry cater to foreign economies while its people look for jobs abroad according to IBON Foundation

Abusive work conditions in PH hold back growth – UNDP report

Jan 19, 2016 - 3:36 PM

Work not just jobs contributes to human progress and enhances development

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT. Photo by Bea Orante/Rappler

ADB cuts 2014 PH growth forecast to 6%

Dec 17, 2014 - 4:22 PM

In its latest report the regional lender reduces the growth forecast due to the country s laggard economic performance in the first 9 months of 2014

ADB: Specter of inequality to haunt strong PH economy

Sep 25, 2014 - 3:25 PM

Economists at the multilateral financial institution pose a challenge to the Philippines: how can the robust economy give back to the jobless and the poor?

Little city, big science

Jul 19, 2014 - 1:00 PM

We take the pulse of Singapore s science and technology community through some of its prominent institutions and centers to see how far the country has come in terms of R D – and what lies ahead

ADB cuts Southeast Asia growth outlook, blames tensions

Jul 18, 2014 - 3:17 PM

UPDATED The Asian Development Bank downgraded its 2014 economic outlook for Southeast Asia citing political tensions in Thailand and Vietnam and soft external demand in Indonesia

DOWNGRADED. The Manila-based lender says it expected gross domestic product to grow 4.7% for the year, compared with its April projection of 5%. File photo by EPA

World Bank growth forecasts for PH unchanged

Jun 11, 2014 - 7:56 PM

The Washington based agency lowered its projections for the global economy and other developing countries