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Father Shay Cullen: How to save the Philippines and the planet

The dependence on coal, gas and oil has to be changed. This is the great challenge facing every government official of good conscience.

‘You cannot survive’: Inflation bites as Thai election looms

In a bid to ease the pain for struggling Thais, the government has approved a proposal to raise the daily minimum wage

Pope Francis: Young people are missing the ‘spiritual capital’ that gives...

“Technology can do much: it teaches us the ‘what’ and the ‘how’: but it does not tell us the ‘why’"

Cheap mealboxes a taste of Hong Kong’s economic woes

Small shops selling inexpensive two-dish mealboxes have mushroomed across one of the world's least affordable cities

Troubled Waters: Philippine fisherfolk suffer poor catch as gov’t dredging project...

A project meant to help restore a major river in Aparri has wreaked havoc on the livelihood of local fisherfolk

Asia-Pacific: Two out of three workers employed in the informal sector

A report published this week revealed that the workers in Asia are not “productive, protected, and healthy” enough

Asian activists express solidarity with debt-burdened Sri Lankan people

The worsening condition in Sri Lanka can also happen in the Philippines and other Asian countries, which are dependent to foreign debts

Fuel price hikes, scarce rice add to hardship in Myanmar

The economy tanked following a military coup last year and has been further rattled by the junta's attempts to seize foreign exchange

Recovery in youth employment after pandemic still lagging, says ILO

The report finds that the pandemic has exacerbated the numerous labor market challenges facing those aged between 15 and 24 years

Kurdish Iraqi farmer sprouts online advice, green awareness

The farmer posts videos on protecting fruit trees, dealing with insects and helping people get more from their farms

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