Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Asia's 'Infrastructure Gap' Threatens to Hamper Growth

Looking out at bumper-to-bumper Monday morning traffic crawling along the Philippine capital's main avenue, taxi driver Ranilo Banez shook his head in frustration. Congestion has gotten so bad as the economy grew, he said, that a 10-kilometer (six-mile) trip that once took 30 minutes can stretch to two hours. “We lose so much,” said Banez, 64. “We waste a lot of gasoline and time.” The Philippines is far from alone. The outpouring of support for a Chinese-led bank to finance...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter