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Asian activists slam rising inequality, call for ‘people’s recovery’ in protest...

The Asian Peoples’ Movement on Debt and Development drew attention to what it described as the “staggering wealth inequality in the world”

9 richest Filipinos have more wealth than half of Philippine population,...

The poor are unable to recover from back-to-back crises as many continue to suffer from the effects of the pandemic

Photos: To address shortage, Philippine church sells onions

The Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Quezon City, in partnership with farmer's welfare advocacy groups, sold onions at 400 pesos per kg

Flowers and face masks as Chinese tourists return to Thailand

Thailand's economy has been battered by Covid-19 ... with officials now hopeful Beijing's decision to reopen could help its recovery

Asian markets enjoy some much-needed festive cheer

"The market is coming around to the notion that we will have a more orthodox 2023"

Climate campaigners protest against AIIB’s support for gas projects in new...

AIIB’s new energy policy facilitates member countries’ transition to a low- or zero- carbon energy system, but retains support for gas projects

EU vows investment in push to boost Southeast Asia ties

The EU billed its first full summit with the ASEAN as a chance to push trade relations with the region's fast-growing economies

Groups opposed to ‘Maharlika’ Fund hold protests, demand withdrawal of bill

The MIF would be seeded with 275 billion pesos from government financial institutions, including two pension funds and two banks

Survey says 30% of Filipinos claim quality of life got better...

Up to 29 percent of the survey’s respondents, however, said their quality of life got worse, while 41% said it was the same

Governments worldwide, including Philippines, fueled ‘inequality explosion’ during pandemic

The country’s performance under “Reducing inequality through progressive spending” dropped from a rank of 99 in 2020 to 106 this year

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