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What does the most vote-rich province want from the next president?

May 05, 2016 - 3:02 PM

Cebu is the most vote rich province in the Philippines with about 2 7 million registered voters

Image courtesy Nico Villarete. Base image of female courtesy Apple Grace Danuco

PH GDP Q2 growth revised to 5.8%

Nov 26, 2015 - 9:33 AM

The upward revision from 5 6 is due to other services; trade and repair of motor vehicles motorcycles personal and household goods; and construction

Undocumented Filipino teachers in US asked to come forward

Oct 23, 2014 - 4:06 PM

The Philippine embassy in the US vows to pin down an illegal recruiter who had victimized 1 000 Filipino teachers from 2003 to 2007

PH poverty almost unchanged since 2006

Dec 09, 2013 - 12:05 PM

Poverty incidence among Filipino families falls only slightly in 2012 from 2006 despite the Philippines high economic growth

STILL POOR. Almost 20 percent of Filipino families are still living in poverty

Hunger: The basics

Dec 01, 2013 - 2:10 PM

What is hunger and how is it measured?

PH Q2 growth revised up to 7.6%

Nov 27, 2013 - 6:53 PM

This means the Philippines grew faster than regional powerhouse China

Rappler wins award for best online story using gov’t data

Oct 07, 2013 - 3:20 PM

The story recognized at the 5th NSM Media Awards uses government statistics to explain the incidence of poverty and visualize where the poorest provinces are

Who felt PH's 7.8% GDP surprise?

May 30, 2013 - 10:21 PM

Something is changing in the Philippine economy and those who still have doubts must take notice

PH surprises with 7.8% growth in Q1

May 30, 2013 - 9:58 AM

The figure beats economists forecasts and the government s target It is the fastest in East and Southeast Asia and the highest seen under the Aquino administration

PH newest council member in UN Statistical Institute

May 13, 2013 - 9:02 PM

The NSCB considers the election of the Philippines an important achievement for the Philippine Statistical System

Holy Week, Labor Day are busiest travel seasons in PH

May 10, 2013 - 11:47 PM

Holy Week and Labor Day are Filipino s favorite time to travel

NO BANS. The Philippines expects lifting of aviation sanctions from the US and the EU. AFP Photo

Poverty reduction: What works, what doesn’t

May 04, 2013 - 8:30 AM

In addressing poverty and development issues there are no miracle cures

US teachers earn 7-8 times more than Pinoy counterparts

Apr 27, 2013 - 1:45 PM

The low salary of teachers in the Philippines forces many of them to seek greener pastures

#TalkThursday: Poverty - Behind the numbers

Apr 26, 2013 - 12:01 PM

On TalkThursday this week is Jose Ramon Albert the Secretary General of the National Statistical Coordination Board

Rappler Newscast | April 25, 2013

Apr 25, 2013 - 9:46 PM

Southeast Asian leaders ask Beijing for a “code of conduct” for the South China Sea PH comes closer to elevating its claim to islands in the South China Sea NSCB s head defends its poverty data

NSCB: Many Pinoys remain poor due to disasters

Apr 23, 2013 - 8:45 PM

The agency says disasters caused over P19 8 billion in damage in 2011 H1 2012

Can we trust our economic statistics?

Feb 12, 2013 - 1:04 AM

Good statistics are necessary for good evidence based policymaking which is largely a garbage in garbage out process

How much does a family need to stay out of poverty?

Feb 10, 2013 - 2:15 PM

A family of five in the country may need around P258 96 per day to keep out of poverty

POVERTY STRICKEN. Poor families resort to begging in the streets just to survive. Photo by AFP

The season of love in numbers

Feb 08, 2013 - 6:37 PM

Hotel occupancy rates and the number of conceived babies increase during the Love Month of February

STATISTICS SHOW. Hotel occupancy rates and babies conceived increase in February. AFP file photo

Philippines, Indonesia consumers among most optimistic - survey

Feb 08, 2013 - 10:16 AM

Consumers in Philippines and Indonesia show extreme improvements in confidence despite the global uncertainty

Filipinos treating themselves more in 2012

Feb 03, 2013 - 10:06 AM

Filipinos spend their extra money to pamper themselves on beauty and travel

EVERY PESO COUNTS. Consumer spending supported the Philippines strong economic growth in 2012. Photo by Katherine Visconti.

NSCB statisticians down to 15 from 50

Jan 28, 2013 - 1:33 PM

There are only 15 technical staff working on the GDP GNI and other economic indicators down from 50 staff 15 years ago

Under which president did PH economy soar the highest?

Jan 28, 2013 - 11:03 AM

President Aquino bested all post Martial Law presidents including his mother Corazon C Aquino in growing the country s gross domestic product GDP in the first 2 25 years of service

RH BILL. President Benigno Aquino invites members of the House of Representatives in Malacañang to discuss quorum problems. Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau

Most in-demand jobs in PH: Accountants, engineers

Jan 14, 2013 - 11:30 AM

Nurses are no longer in demand accountants and engineers are

3 places in PH where life is 'better'

Dec 11, 2012 - 11:41 AM

Data bares the 3 places where citizens can live better longer and more educated lives in the Philippines

Smokers, drinkers spend P53.5-B on excise taxes in 2010

Dec 01, 2012 - 1:57 PM

In 2010 P67 billion or a little more than 8 of government revenues came from excise taxes says the National Statistical Coordination Board

Shopping is top tourist activity in Philippines

Nov 27, 2012 - 8:13 PM

Shopping accounted for 28 5 of how much tourists spent in 2011 higher than spending for food and beverage and accommodation

MUST BE THE AMBIANCE. Shopping in the Philippines is part of the experience. Screen grab from YouTube (triadland)

PH grew 6% in Q2, not 5.9% - NSCB

Nov 27, 2012 - 3:32 PM

The new figure brings first semester GDP growth to 6 2

Actual July-Dec growth likely higher than leading indicators'

Oct 31, 2012 - 12:11 PM

The Philippine economy will still grow by 5 to 6 in the third and fourth quarters says Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan

New stat plan to push for more statistics

Oct 17, 2012 - 9:49 AM

The proposed medium term statistics plan to fill statistics gaps improve statistics

Albert is new NSCB chief

Sep 25, 2012 - 5:44 PM

PIDS Senior Fellow appointed new NSCB Secretary General

PH may not be ready for ASEAN integration - expert

Sep 11, 2012 - 3:52 PM

Former NSCB Secretary General Romulo Virola says there are more bad than good news in the Philippine economy

PH growth may slow in Q3 - NSCB

Aug 23, 2012 - 6:44 PM

After posting strong growth in the previous quarters the NSCB says the Philippine growth may slow in Q3

2011 foreign direct investments soar to 15-year high

Mar 12, 2012 - 7:46 PM

Foreign direct investments hit a 15 year high shooting up to P256 1 billion according to the National Statistical Coordination Board NSCB

NSCB: If you're single and looking, the best place to be is...

Feb 11, 2012 - 6:28 PM

For those looking for a Valentine Region IV B is the place to be for young professional females while NCR and ARMM are best for males

LOVE LIFE. This young female professional from NCR — will she be the President's Valentine? Photo from Grace Lee's Twitter account.

Affordable fares, shopping boost tourism share in PH economy

Jan 14, 2012 - 3:34 PM

UPDATED Shopping and competitive airline fares have contributed to the increasing significance of tourism to Philippine economy

tourism beach picture