Contents with tag: Asia & Pacific
According to latest World Bank data on poverty, released October 2018, 46 percent of the world’s population continue to subsist on less than USD 5.50 a day by 2015.
IBON International joins movements in denouncing Bali authorities' moves to prevent a people’s conference to be held parallel to the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund-World Bank.
We call for peoples around the world to stand in solidarity with the Filipino people and its organisations who have been active in forwarding people’s development.
Reflections on the workers' assertion of their rights and sovereignty.
IBON International joins various organisations in the Philippines and abroad in denouncing the Duterte administration’s tagging of Filipino rights advocates, activists and civil society as “terrorists”.
An international fact-finding mission has found cases of false charges, harassment, and even torture and killings against farmers and indigenous peoples, under continued Martial Law in Mindanao island in southern Philippines.
Reflections on the struggle of Navotas fisherfolk for their community and right to livelihood, and the impacts of corporate-led development pushed by the WTO and governments.
Examining the case of USAID in Mindanao, southern Philippines, and how development could be subsumed to military objectives at the expense of addressing roots of armed conflict.
We look back at the Cordillera peoples' struggle against development aggression and other ills until the present. Their struggle manifests how rights are not just given but could be claimed through collective action.
In the Philippines, agrarian reform and development of national industries forms an important part of the talks between the government and the National Democratic Front, and could point to a new direction for the country's economy.