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Ebola's Other Impact

Author: Kenny Wu

By now, most of us who stay current with the news have heard of the outbreak of an alarming and deadly disease– 516 more words

Global Development

TUCP blames World Bank for 23,000 retrenchments

WE are daring to criticize the revered and mighty World Bank again.

The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines-Nagkaisa (TUCP-Nagkaisa) has rebuked the World Bank (WB) during its shareholder consultation last Thursday “for excluding core labor standards in its project and policy loans intended for so-called development programs in the country amid the static unemployment and underemployment statistics.” 532 more words


Eliminating Child Marriage to Boost Girls’ Education

by Quentin Wodon

Child marriage in developing countries remains pervasive. One-third of girls are married before age 18. That’s 39,000 girls each day, with 1 in 9 marrying before age 15. 869 more words

Supporting Education

China, India launch new Asia Infrastructure Bank

October 24, 2014 Gary Warder

In a landmark achievement, 21 Asian nations including China and India on Thursday signed on a new infrastructure investment bank which would rival the World Bank. 363 more words

News And Politics

[Press Release] CSOs reject diluted World Bank safeguards

CSOs reject diluted World Bank safeguards

Frustrated and angered by the lack of right-upholding provisions – this was the general disposition of non-government organizations (NGO) and civil society organizations (CSO) to the World Bank (WB) draft safeguard as they walked out from the World Bank consultation and staged a protest outside Astoria Plaza in Ortigas. 1,171 more words

Human Rights

China Sets Up Bank Rival to ADB, World Bank

As Japan and the US do not allow China to increase its stake in Asian Development Bank (ADB) and World Bank, China set up a multinational rival bank the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). 951 more words

the Lebanese Financial System

The financial system is the system that allows the transfer of money between savers and borrowers. It comprises a set of complex and closely interconnected financial institutions, markets, instruments, services, practices, and transactions. 2,144 more words