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‘New normal’ under pandemic’s shadow cements Philippine inequities

As businesses reopened on June 1, critics warned of state policies that could cement inequities in the country of 110 million people

Poor city workers in Manila troop back home to bet on...

President Rodrigo Duterte expressed hope that a “balanced regional development program” will discourage migration to the cities

Labor group calls for payment of ‘work from home’ expenses

More than 2.7 million workers have already been displaced because of permanent and temporary closure of businesses

Billions in lockdown aid is breadcrumbs to Malaysia’s small businesses

Gov't touts SMEs as backbone of the national economy’, but almost all of them will have to fend for themselves as funding dries up or fails to arrive

Some Philippine Catholic schools face closure, may dismiss workers due to...

Most Catholic educational institutions in the Philippines struggle financially due the closure of schools during the pandemic

More than one in six young people out of work due...

More than one in six young people have stopped working since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic

Philippine legislators approve funds to restart economy

The Defeat COVID-19 Committee in the House approved a 1.3 trillion-peso economic stimulus measure to restart the economy amid the pandemic

Economic justice for all

Economic justice for all may be difficult to achieve, but it's a goal that should be pursued with all the resources we can muster.

Philippine democracy threatened by inequality

The government has to increase efforts in accelerating regional and rural development

Philippines eases quarantine restrictions to help businesses

The Philippines eased quarantine restrictions to allow businesses to resume operations

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