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Duterte: socialists reason for rejecting EU aid

Jan 27, 2018 - 2:46 AM

'The socialists are contributing money for destab(ilization) and all these things which I cannot discuss publicly, 'President Rodrigo Duterte tells reporters

DUTERTE AND EU AID. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his message during the presentation of business agreements following the Philippines-India Business Forum at The Oberoi Hotel in New Delhi, India on January 26, 2018. Malacañang Photo.

WATCH: How Miss Universe, CordAid helped Yolanda-hit village build back better

Feb 08, 2017 - 4:45 PM

Pia Wurtzbach s recent visit to an indigenous community in Palawan showcases the success of a rehabilitation project after Yolanda

Pia Wurtzbach's Coron visit highlights resiliency, IP issues

Jan 22, 2017 - 8:35 AM

All the Calamian Islands are ancestral domains of the Tagbanuas So far there are only 2 communities that have been awarded the title There are 23 barangays still applying for titles a development worker explains

WARM WELCOME. Pia Wurtzbach rides a motorcade around Coron town proper on January 21, 2017. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

WATCH: Pia Wurtzbach brings hope to Yolanda-hit Tagbanua community

Jan 21, 2017 - 7:29 PM

We need to continue working to make sure our communities are resilient the reigning Miss Universe tells an indigenous community in Palawan

ROLE MODEL. Tagbanua kids from Barangay Malawig give Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach a warm welcome. Photo by David Lozada/ Rappler

How Tagbanua communities in Coron recovered from Yolanda

Jan 20, 2017 - 9:01 PM

They have an indigenous structure that is more resilient to typhoons compared to the models that were introduced by other agencies an NGO says

RISK ASSESSMENT. Tagbanua residents map hazards in their community after super typhoon Yolanda with the help of CordAid and Samdhana Institute. Photo courtesy of Samdhana Institute

Dev't aid 'highest ever' under Duterte – Dominguez

Jan 15, 2017 - 11:18 AM

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says the President through his astute diplomatic skills has raised around P890 billion in official development assistance

PH FUND RAISER. President Rodrigo Duterte shakes hands with Davao City businessmen in Marco Polo Hotel in Davao City on January 14, 2017. Photo by Karl Alonzo/PPD

Aid matters

Dec 18, 2016 - 9:30 AM

Is aid wasted? It takes two to tango – the aid giver should ideally be motivated by the development of the recipient while the aid recipient should ideally have a clean government that seeks to maximize the benefits of aid

World donors pledge $15B for Afghanistan

Oct 06, 2016 - 11:37 AM

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is in the Belgian capital seeking aid from officials from 75 countries and more than 20 global organizations

South Korean aid to PH: Realities and possibilities

Jun 11, 2015 - 9:04 AM

[CIRSS Commentaries] To make an impact in the Philippines South Korea’s ODA must continuously complement the development needs of the country

PARTNERS. South Korean President Park Geun-Hye (R) shakes hands with Philippines President Benigno Aquino III (L) during a bilateral meeting at the ASEAN-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit at Bexco in Busan, South Korea, December 11, 2014. Jung Yeon-Je/Pool/EPA

Australian foreign aid cuts to hurt most vulnerable – NGOs

May 13, 2015 - 11:20 AM

Australia s slashing of foreign aid by almost Aus 1 0 billion US 800 million will hurt the most vulnerable people in Asia and Africa and damage the country s reputation aid groups say

A handout picture made available by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) on 30 April 2015 shows Warrant Officer Jamie Auld loading Australian Aid for delivery to Nepal, at RAAF Base Amberley in Ipswich, Queensland, Australia, April 28, 2015. Ben Dempster/Royal Australian Air Force/EPA

US releasing $1.6B in Pakistan aid

Oct 23, 2013 - 8:05 AM

The bulk of the funding made up of 1 38 billion in military aid

TO WASHINGTON. Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is in the US for a visit. In this photo, Sharif speaks to audience during during a graduation ceremony of Pakistan Air Force officers in Risalpur, Pakistan, 10 October 2013. EPA/W. Khan

2B euros for Somalia 'New Deal'

Sep 17, 2013 - 10:32 AM

The New Deal Compact commits the government and its international partners to a series of political security and development goals

NEW SOMALIA DEAL. (L-R) European Council Pres Jose Manuel Barroso, European Union foreign affairs head Catherine Ashton, Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Somali Deputy Prime Minister Fawzia Yusuf Adam during the International conference on Somalia held in Brussels, Belgium, September 16, 2013. Photo (C) European Union

Aid drop hits Millennium goals campaign: UN

Sep 21, 2012 - 2:47 PM

Official development assistance for poor countries falls almost 3 to 133 5 billion in 2011 after hitting a record in 2010 said a UN Millennium Development Goal task force report

Spanish Queen wraps up PH visit

Jul 06, 2012 - 2:08 PM

Queen Sofia visited Spanish ODA projects and called for more PH students to learn Spanish

PNoy hosts dinner for Queen Sofia of Spain

Jul 03, 2012 - 7:23 PM

Queen Sofia is visiting Spanish aid development projects in the Philippines

Spanish Queen Sofia visits PH

Jul 02, 2012 - 6:05 PM

Spain has spent over P6 B since 2006 in development aid projects in the Philippines

Austerity among rich countries hit developing world: OECD

Apr 08, 2012 - 10:52 PM

Rich countries applying budget austerity cut their aid to developing countries by 2 7 in 2011