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FALSE: ‘NSO’ figures comparing spending budget of 3 ex-presidents

Apr 08, 2019 - 10:10 PM

Except for the summary of expenditures for the Ramos administration, the rest of the figures cannot be attributed to the NSO

Philippine population hits nearly 101 million in 2015

Nov 17, 2017 - 8:34 AM

Among the 33 highly urbanized cities, Quezon City had the highest population with 2.94 million people in 2015, followed by Manila with 1.78 million, Davao City with 1.63 million, and Caloocan City with 1.58 million

#AfterYolanda: Gaps in mental health care glaring

Apr 16, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Yolanda survivors had suffered from mental health conditions like depression anxiety post traumatic stress disorder and post natal depression

PHOTO PACKAGE FOR ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF SUPER TYPHOON HAIYAN (FILES) In this file photo taken on November 19, 2013, Mary Joy Ducusin reacts as she finds her missing six year old son, British citizen Jairo Ben among the bodies brought to one of three mass burial sites where they so far have received more than one thousand typhoon victims in Tacloban, after Super Typhoon Haiyan swept over the central Philippines. Haiyan, the strongest storm ever to make landfall, packed winds of 315 kilometres (195 miles) per hour when it slammed the central Philippines on November 8, 2013, bringing tsunami-like storm surges that wiped out entire villages and left more than 7,350 people dead or missing. AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN / FILES

#AfterYolanda: 12,000 die of diseases in E. Visayas

Nov 12, 2014 - 4:19 PM

It s double the number of those who died during the storm Causes are hypertensive vascular disease pneumonia trauma and accidents cancer of all forms and tuberculosis

File photo by P.K. Lee/MSF

After Yolanda: Gov't agencies pick up the pieces

Nov 08, 2014 - 9:15 AM

Rappler talks to 4 agencies to find out the condition of important public documents post Yolanda

DIGITIZING LAND TITLES. Volunteers convert land titles stored in the Registry of Deeds in Palo into digital format. Photo by the Land Registration Authority

January inflation hits 4.2%, 2-year high

Feb 05, 2014 - 12:10 PM

Inflation picks up in January on higher food and beverage prices

Nov inflation at 9-month high of 3.3%

Dec 05, 2013 - 3:42 PM

Inflation is expected to accelerate further in the coming months due to the effects of Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan according to the BSP

HIGHEST IN 9 MONTHS. November inflation accelerates due to higher food and utility prices. Photo by AFP.

Hunger: The basics

Dec 01, 2013 - 2:10 PM

What is hunger and how is it measured?

Oct inflation at 7-month high of 2.9%

Nov 05, 2013 - 12:18 PM

Inflation picks up due to higher food and beverage price hikes

HIGHER INFLATION. October  inflation accelerated  due to higher  prices of food, non-alcoholic beverages

Exports rebound in June

Aug 13, 2013 - 12:15 PM

Merchandise exports rebound in June despite continued weakness in the key electronics group

Is the price right?

Jul 13, 2013 - 3:36 PM

While government takes on the challenge of ensuring growth and development it should never be alone in its work

NSO: Teen pregnancy, maternal deaths on the rise

Jul 09, 2013 - 2:46 PM

Teenage pregnancy rates and teenage maternal deaths rise over the decade

Aquino on unemployment rate: Bad timing

Jun 11, 2013 - 5:37 PM

President Aquino brushes off data on the rise in the number of unemployed in the agriculture sector

NOT WORRIED. President Benigno Aquino III defended the rise in unemployment rate from a year ago. Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau

Feb exports post biggest fall in 14 mos

Apr 10, 2013 - 10:20 AM

UPDATED Demand for the main export item electronics remains weak

WEAK EXPORTS. The Philippines posts a decline in export earnings in February 2013. Photo by AFP

Traded goods within PH down in Q4

Mar 29, 2013 - 1:09 PM

Domestic trade plunged in the 4th quarter of 2012 from a year ago as economic activity focused more on international trade

WEAKER DOMESTIC TRADING. The volume of traded commodities within the country drops in the fourth quarter of 2012. AFP/JAY DIRECTO

10 awesome things gov't agencies are doing

Mar 12, 2013 - 2:24 PM

Despite all the bad news in the headlines there are some great things that government agencies and officials have been doing It s time to give credit where credit is due

GOOD NEWS. Good things are happening in some parts of the government

2012 exports up despite electronics drop

Feb 12, 2013 - 9:45 AM

Data from the National Statistics Office show export earnings grew 7 6 to 51 994 billion in 2012

NOW RECOVERING? Exports grow slightly in 2012 following a contraction in 2011, but demand for electronics remains weak. AFP Photo

November export growth at 3-month low

Jan 10, 2013 - 9:30 AM

The Philippines export earnings reached 3 55 billion in November 2012 up by an annual 5 5

2012 inflation at 3.2%, a 5-yr low

Jan 04, 2013 - 1:03 PM

The 2012 average falls near the low end of the government s 3 to 5 target and the slowest since the 2 9 in 2007 the year before the global financial crisis began

LOW PRICES. The Philippines continues to enjoy low prices in 2012. Photo by AFP.

10-mo PH imports growth below 1%

Dec 28, 2012 - 2:07 PM

Imports continue to recover in October as the fourth quarter begins

Unemployment persists despite stellar PH growth

Dec 19, 2012 - 8:38 PM

After 3 quarters of higher than expected economic growth the country s unemployment and underemployment rates remained at high levels says the NSO

Data sourced from the National Statistics Office. Photo by AFP.

Tuna, banana hike October exports by 6.1% to $4.4-B

Dec 11, 2012 - 11:27 AM

Agriculture exports push up the country s merchandise exports to a 6 1 growth in October says the National Statistics Office

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

Imports rebound in September

Nov 27, 2012 - 11:34 AM

The country s merchandise imports rise 3 6 in September to 5 267 billion from 5 083 billion last year

More jobless Pinoys in August - SWS

Nov 15, 2012 - 4:31 PM

The SWS rate is much higher than the figure in the latest survey of the National Statistics Office

Is PH really diversifying its exports?

Nov 13, 2012 - 8:17 PM

Other exports accounted for 36 76 of total in September with as much as 1 76 billion in revenues This reflects a hefty 79 85 growth from a year ago

EXPORTS. A crane stacks shipping containers of Philippine products for export at the international container port in Manila. Photo by AFP

Difficult to grow businesses in PH - Neda

Oct 04, 2012 - 6:59 PM

Small businesses in the country continue to experience difficulties in becoming large scale firms says Neda

Amid hacking spree, NSO beefs up website

Oct 04, 2012 - 12:33 PM

NSO launches new website design

Electronics continue 2-year decline in total import share

Sep 25, 2012 - 3:36 PM

Electronic imports continue two year decline in July based on data from the NSO

Underemployment hits 6-year high at 22.7% in July

Sep 18, 2012 - 12:22 PM

Philippine underemployment rate worsens to 6 year high of 22 7 in July largely due to weather disturbances

Factory output growth slows to 4.7%

Sep 14, 2012 - 5:30 PM

Contractions are recorded in the electrical machinery chemical products and non metallic products segments

Poverty, scarcity and the rule of the Catholic Church

Aug 02, 2012 - 11:09 AM

The RH bill is opposed mainly by those living in luxury and comfort our bishops and legislators among them

22 fetuses die in PH daily – NSO

Jul 04, 2012 - 4:04 PM

The number of fetal deaths increased in 2010 with most of the deaths occurring in Metro Manila

April jobs report: unemployment down slightly

Jun 16, 2012 - 1:41 PM

The unemployment rate stayed relatively level in April as Filipinos perceptions of the job market soured

9 of 10 Pinoys don't bribe - survey

May 09, 2012 - 2:27 PM

The Ombudsman commissioned a survey in 2010 to measure the scale of corruption in the Philippines based on actual experience