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A fresh loan.
More loans are coming in for the Philippines. Recently, our government had been granted a new $500-million loan by the World Bank, in hopes of strengthening the county's financial sector, as well as for our climate and disaster risk reduction efforts.The Philippines ...
The World Bank still noted the Philippines' progress over the past three decades.
The World Bank published its "Overcoming Poverty and Inequality in the Philippines: Past, Present, and Prospects for the Future" report recently. While the country has made strides to reduce poverty in the past three decades, it still has one of the widest wealth ...
We have an education crisis.
Suffice to say, the Philippines' education sector is going to need a lot of work. The country has one of the highest learning poverty rates in East Asia and Pacific region, as well as of lower-middle income economies, according to a new report ...
The World Bank predicts 60 million people may fall into extreme poverty because of the COVID-19 crisis.
Apart from its devastating toll on life, the COVID-19 crisis is now estimated to plunge up to 60 million people into extreme poverty, according to the World Bank.“The pandemic and shutdown of advanced economies could push as many as 60 million people into ...
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