One of these policies should include access to affordable credit in case middle-income
households would like to get capital to start a business or skills training to sustain their sources of livelihood.
The CAPMAS revealed that economic housing had the lion's share in FY 2017/18 with 169,800 units, representing 52% of total units, followed by middle-income
housing with 118,500 units (36.3%), then above middle-income
housing with 31,000 units (9.5%), and luxury housing with 7,000 units (2.1%).
But with income levels rising, low- and middle-income
countries face the prospect of a transition from donor aid.
In the next decade, huge numbers of middle-income
American seniors will be unable to afford necessary housing and health care, according to a new study.
Government urged to adjust borrowings as rates remain low !-- -- Mary Grace Padin (The Philippine Star) - June 20, 2019 - 12:00am CLARK, Pampanga, Philippines The government may have to adjust its borrowings in the next three years to take advantage of low interest rates, which the country may not be able to enjoy anymore with its promotion to upper middle-income
economic status, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA).
The Philippine government plans to fast-track and jack up borrowings from its development partners for big-ticket infrastructure projects while interest rates remain preferential before the country attains upper middle-income
status and loses this privilege.
seniors are a group that has been often overlooked when policymakers and legislators think about housing and care for ageing Americans.
This is the reality of a Kenyan middle-income
household well painted by the report by Economic Co-operation and Development released yesterday.
A new report on global health expenditure from the World Health Organization (WHO) reveals a swift upward trajectory of global health spending, which is particularly noticeable in low- and middle-income
countries where health spending is growing on average 6% annually compared with 4% in high-income countries.
For this reason, the Philippines' aspiration to secure its middle-income
status in 2019 could be at risk if global uncertainties will be prolonged, the World Bank economist said.
UNITED NATIONS:Pakistan has highlighted middle-income
countries' leading role in achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly those related to poverty, and called for helping them attain long-term debt sustainability and financial inclusion.