Philippines

Macalintal to Locsin: Robredo does not deserve such ‘unkind attitude’ 26-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:02 AM Vice President Leni Robredo does not deserve such “unkind,” “un-gentleman-like’ attitude from Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. even if her remark on diplomatic passports was wrong, election lawyer Romulo Macalintal said Tuesday. “If Robredo’s remark was an
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Pangilinan wants Locsin charged for calling Robredo ‘boba’ 26-Jun-2019 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:02 AM Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. should be charged for calling vice President Leni Robredo “boba” (stupid). Opposition Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan said this on Tuesday, a day after Locsin insulted Robredo on Twitter for her comments on the cancellation
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Across Nigeria’s rural communities, which account for more than 80% of the country’s maternal mortality rates, more than 60% of births are assisted by unskilled attendants. Women routinely give birth on bare floors, risking sepsis. And umbilical cords are severed by rusty blades, exposing new-borns to tetanus. For Adepeju Jaiyeoba, the winner of the Prince
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One challenge we face is getting a regular supply of recyclables in big enough quantities, because most pickers don’t see it as a worthwhile job. So, the turnover is high. We’ve tried various ways to build loyalty. At one point, we gave them gloves and overalls, but they sold them. The extra cash meant more,
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For large companies, digitising payments is an opportunity for a rare double-win. It means they can contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals – including reducing poverty and fostering gender equality – while doing good for the company, distributors and merchants, and consumers. Revenues can be increased through new business opportunities that leverage digitisation. This includes
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My first impression of Calauan, Laguna was that it is such a beautiful place – wide roads, beautiful hills, fresh cool air. Together with my friend Gina Lopez and our kids, we went biking along its resettlement areas. At that time in May 2009, I saw its possibilities. That visit to Calauan was followed by
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