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Inter Press Service

Centering equity: A vision for global health in 2021

DEHRADUN, India/OXFORD, United Kingdom: 2020 will be remembered as the year that changed the world, as the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) spared no country,...

Covid-19 a wake-up call to address development fault lines in Asia-Pacific

BANGKOK: The world is emerging from the biggest social and economic shock in living memory, but it will be a long time before the...

A country with too many victims and few shelters

MEXICO CITY: In March 2014, Noemi N took her own life inside a refugee camp in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, where up until now, there...

After the ‘Ever Given:’ What the ship wedged in the Suez Canal means for global trade

In the early hours of March 23, the container ship Ever Given was blown off course by high winds on its way through the...

Debt moratoriums in the next pandemic: Be prepared and be fair

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Imagine it is 2025 and that, unfortunately, another pandemic is sweeping the world. Much like in the 2020 crisis, borrowers have seen...

Prioritize pandemic relief, recovery: No time for debt buybacks

SYDNEY and KUALA LUMPUR: Developing-country governments are being wrongly advised to use its modest fiscal resources to pay down accumulated debt instead of strengthening...

Peace and security in armed conflicts mean presence of food and absence of gunfire

UNITED NATIONS: In 1941, the people of Greece were facing a horrific winter. The Axis powers had plundered local supplies and introduced an extortionate...

Magellan, inquisition and globalization

KUALA LUMPUR: Globalization’s beginnings are symbolized by Ferdinand Magellan’s near circumnavigation of the world half a millennium ago. But its history is not simply...

Clean water vital for protecting those on the frontline of climate change in post-pandemic world

LONDON: For many, the last year will be remembered as the time our day-to-day lives screeched to a halt. As Covid-19 spread mercilessly across...

Nepal: More ‘can and must be done’ to eradicate caste-based discrimination

KATHMANDU: There is hardly a better way to promote human rights in Nepal than celebrating Muskan Khatun for being one of the winners of...

PLM gets CHEd nod to hold limited face-to-face classes

PAMANTASAN ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM) received approval from the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) to conduct limited face-to-face classes for medical and health...

Drilon: ‘Megaphone diplomacy only weapon’ in West Philippine Sea

MANILA should continue its "megaphone diplomacy" to bring to the international stage Beijing’s illegal activities in the West Philippines Sea (WPS) and match China's...

Trump’s top diplomat joins Fox News

Donald Trump's top diplomat Mike Pompeo has been hired to appear on Fox News as a "contributor," the conservative cable news channel said Thursday. "I...

Duterte honors selfless Covid-19 frontliners on Day of Valor

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte paid tribute to healthcare workers and other frontliners battling the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, as the country commemorates Araw ng...

‘No strings attached’ to China’s vaccine donations — Lorenzana

THERE are no strings attached to China's donation of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines such as the Philippines giving up its sovereign rights to...