Destination: Mabuhay! in the Philippines

Travel

Jordan King-Lacroix

April 27, 2017
10:33 am

Destination: Mabuhay! in the Philippines So, you want to go on holiday and don’t know where to go. You’ve been to the UK, you’ve seen Bali, you’ve put a pin in your trip to the USA. Why not hit up the Philippines? The Philippines is made up of over 7,100 islands; some uninhabited, all beautiful. The nation relies on tourism ...

Rural Workers Face “Great Wall” in China

World

Jordan King-Lacroix

April 19, 2017
11:00 am

China Needs to Tear Down the “Great Wall” Its Migrant Workers Face Unlike in other countries, where migrant workers come from international locations, China’s rural “migrant workers” come from inside the country’s massive borders. So large is the nation, and the disparity been rural and urban living, that they have entire populations of migrant workers who come from rural areas ...

Robust People-Powered Economy in Philippines

Money

Jordan King-Lacroix

April 3, 2017
4:50 pm

People-Powered Economy Making a More Robust Philippines Despite President Duterte picking fights with both the USA and the UN over his war on drugs, his Administration has led the Philippines to be the fastest growing economy in Association of Southeast Asian Nations 6 (ASEAN-6)[i]. The Philippines economy grew by 6.9% in 2016, and is expected to grow by 6.7% in ...

What Peace Really Means in a Post-War Colombia

World

Jordan King-Lacroix

March 27, 2017
3:07 pm

What Peace Really Means in a Post-War Colombia After more than 50 years of war, peace has finally been secured between the Colombian Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). The long-running conflict between the government and FARC[i] has taken a massive human and economic toll on a nation rich in natural resources and population. “We have won the most ...

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