East Asia and Pacific remains the world’s growth engine despite a challenging external environment, with developing economies growing by 7.2% in 2013. The proportion of people living in poverty in the region has steadily declined—less than 10% of the population lives on $1.25 a day—but much more needs to be done as there are still close to half a billion people living on $2 a day.
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July 1, 2015 — A former sex worker turned HIV/AIDS peer educator shares his story on why getting tested and knowing your status early are the best ways to start taking better care of yourself.Read More »
June 15, 2015 — The Philippines is part of a global partnership that will help promote the sustainable management of natural resources, ensure the livelihoods of many and leave a healthier planet for future generations.Read More »