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November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

All Talk About Job Creation

“But P-Noy must convince organized labor and the rich social elite that control local capital to join him in a concerted drive to create those jobs. Speeches on Labor Day … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

3 of 10 Filipinos Live Below Poverty Line

Poverty incidence in the country practically remained unchanged with almost three out of 10 FIlipinos living below the poverty line in the first half of 2012, the National Statistical Coordinating … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

A #1 Ranking Not to Strive For

In 2012, The Philippines led the entire world in terms of deaths by natural disaster. What can done to improve disaster preparedness, rescue operations, and survivorship in the country?

April 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Philanthropy + Social Entrepreneurship

“Philanthropy can be more effective with social entrepreneurship.” — Ernesto M. Pernia University of the Philippines School of Economics Fellow, Institute for Development and Econometric Analysis Former Lead Economist, Asian … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Choosing to Serve

“It’s the best time to be a Filipino because so many young people are passionate about the country…” – Delfin Villafuerte, 2013 Valedictorian, Ateneo de Manila University Ateneo Valedictorian Opts … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Corporate Philanthropy in the Philippines

The City University of New York’s (CUNY) Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (CPCS) published a report on Corporate Philanthropy in Asia.  This is another look at the case of … Continue reading

August 31, 2010 · Leave a comment

Diaspora Philanthropy

A report published in May 2007 by the Ayala Foundation discusses the scope and breadth of philanthropic giving to the Philippines by Filipinos residing in the Philippines and those abroad, … Continue reading

August 31, 2010 · Leave a comment

The Philippines’ Billionaire Philanthropists

In this article, featuring four ultra-wealthy individuals from the Philippines, Forbes recognizes how the philanthropic endeavors of these business people — Henry Sy (retail mogul), Manuel Pangilinan (telecommunications tycoon), Alfonso … Continue reading

July 11, 2010 · Leave a comment

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