Facebook is hiring a director of human rights policy to work on conflict prevention and peace-building
October 1, 2018

Facebook is advertising for a human rights policy director to join its business, located either at its Menlo Park HQ or in Washington DC — with “conflict prevention” and “peace-building” among the listed responsibilities.

In the job ad, Facebook writes Continue reading

Fitch Upgrades Philippines in Win for Duterte’s Economic Plans
December 11, 2017

Fitch Ratings raised the Philippines sovereign rating in a boost for President Rodrigo Duterte’s economic plans, which include a tax reform that’s set to strengthen the fiscal outlook.

The rating on the nation’s long-term foreign currency-denominated debt was raised one Continue reading

Philippine GDP Growth Exceeds 6% for a Ninth Consecutive Quarter
November 23, 2017

The Philippine economy grew more than 6 percent for a ninth consecutive quarter, cementing its position as one of the fastest-expanding in the world.

Key Points
  • Gross domestic product increased 6.9 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier, Continue reading