[Manila, 25 April 2024] – Ahead of the ADB’s Annual Meeting next month, the Asian Peoples Movement on Debt and Development (APMDD) and the NGO Forum on ADB together with the Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ) Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino (BMP), Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC), Sanlakas, Oriang, K4K-QC,Continue Reading

With the stage set for the trilateral meeting of US President Joe Biden, Japan Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, and Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. in Washington D.C., civil society groups in the Philippines  warned the three world leaders against entering into a “dangerous, unholy alliance” to extend the life ofContinue Reading

By Lidy Nacpil, coordinator of Asian Peoples’ Movement on Debt and Development (APMDD) Many countries in the Global South are burdened with huge public debts. These rising debts are a drain to public resources that are urgently needed for sustainable development programs, and further pressure Southern governments to prioritize debtContinue Reading