Philippines Welcomes Birth Of 100-Millionth Citizen Amid Concerns Over Population Growth
NPR: Birth Of 100-Millionth Person In Philippines Greeted With Joy, Concern
“The Philippines on Sunday welcomed its 100-millionth citizen — a baby girl named Chonalyn who was born at a hospital in the capital, Manila. … But the celebration is mixed with concern in the Philippines, a predominately Catholic country with one of the fastest growing populations in Asia. Many in the country struggle to meet the basic necessities of life…” (Neuman, 7/27).