By Matikas Santos
The Disbursement Allocation Program (DAP) was not able to address the country’s most urgent socio-economic problems such as creating jobs and stimulating economic activity, research group IBON foundation said Thursday.
The mayors of Luzon on Wednesday pledged an all-out effort to “attain inclusive growth” in their localities in a Luzon Governance Declaration that extolled President Benigno Aquino’s administration for several initiatives that are now “transforming the local economic landscape.”
By Christian V. Esguerra
, Paolo G. Montecillo
President Aquino on Tuesday received profuse praise from visiting World Bank president Jim Yong Kim, who declared that the Philippines would be the next Asian “miracle.”
The suicide rate among young South Koreans dipped slightly in 2012, government data showed Monday, offering some encouragement to official efforts to address a long-standing problem in Asia’s fourth-largest economy.
Dubai is planning to build a temperature-controlled city featuring the world’s largest mall and an indoor park, as well as hotels, health resorts and theatres, the developer said.