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    People & Power - Philippines Baby Boom - 18 Nov 08 - Part 1

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    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

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    The Philippines has one of the highest birth rates in Asia. Economists say that unintended pregnancies are stifling growth and driving millions into poverty.

    However, the government has refused to promote modern contraceptives which have succeeded in curbing population growth elsewhere on the continent.