national debt - updates

Rappler's latest stories on national debt


FALSE: Pie chart of Philippines' national debt under 3 presidents

Nov 06, 2018 - 12:00 PM

(UPDATED) Since the national debt is a 'running total' of how much the country still owes, comparisons should show the 'net addition' to the debt for certain periods, not the supposed 'shares' of debt incurred by each president

Screenshots of false claims posted on Facebook about the country's national debt under 3 presidents

PH foreign reserves hit record high of $85.9B in August

Sep 08, 2016 - 4:15 PM

The country s gross international reserves are up by 390 million from their July level due to income from the government s forex operations and income from investments abroad

Gov't debt stands at P5.948 trillion in first half of 2016

Aug 08, 2016 - 9:30 PM

Foreign exchange fluctuations and new domestic borrowings push up the debt stock in June but total debt has decreased slightly from the start of the year

Purisima to critics: PH debt position 'best in 18 years'

Feb 21, 2016 - 12:31 AM

By virtually any sensible measure we are much better off today than we were 6 or even 18 years ago with the earliest comparable annual debt data says the finance secretary

National debt at P5.954 trillion, up 3.8% from 2014 levels

Feb 04, 2016 - 6:51 PM

Despite the nominal increase debt in proportion to the country s GDP declined to 44 8 in 2015 from 45 4 in the previous year

PH debt hits P5.95 trillion in November

Jan 06, 2016 - 6:26 PM

The government also estimates that each Filipino will owe P62 191 this year

DEBT. The government's outstanding debt stood at P5.95 trillion ($126.37 billion) as of end-November 2015.

PH debt reaches P5.4-T in 2012

Feb 20, 2013 - 5:52 PM

Each Filipino owe foreign and domestic creditors P57 840 at end 2012

DEBTS. Each Filipino's debt increased 9.8% in 2012. Photo by AFP

PH debt in May climbs 7.8% to P5.147-T

Jul 13, 2012 - 3:31 PM

Each of the 94 million Filipinos now theoretically owe local and foreign creditors P54 755