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(UPDATED) As the economy reopens with limited transportation options and physical distancing rules in place, tricycle fares soar in June
(3rd UPDATE) The Philippines' unemployment rate for April surges to 17.7%, the highest ever on record, as the coronavirus pandemic wipes out jobs
(UPDATED) Lower transportation costs and food prices cause the downtrend in the Philippines' inflation rate
(3rd UPDATE) The Philippines' inflation slows down as oil prices plunge, while prices of some food items inch up in April
The government says having the national ID system in place would speed up the distribution of aid during the coronavirus pandemic
The Philippine government also allows business process outsourcing and export-oriented companies to install the equipment necessary to implement a work from home scheme
(UPDATED) Inflation slows down in March as economic activity grinds to a halt due to the coronavirus pandemic
Figures from the Philippine Statistics Authority show a drop in unemployment for women who leave the workforce due to family duties
There are 42.65 million employed persons and 2.39 million people with no jobs as of January 2020
(3rd UPDATE) Transport and utility costs in the Philippines go down, as the novel coronavirus places downward pressure on global crude oil prices
(UPDATED) Inflation picks up in January, but remains within the Philippine government's target range
The figures are released days after Vice Premier Liu He and Donald Trump signed a much-vaunted 'phase one' pact that marks a truce in their nearly two-year-old trade war
The most common barrier for parents is the cost of registering their child. This is the story of Jolimil Reyes, 18.
(UPDATED) Transportation expenses go up, but low rice prices keep inflation within target in December 2019
The Population Commission says this is indicative of family planning efforts 'yielding positive results'
Can an average Filipino family of 5 really survive on P10,727 per month?
With poverty incidence falling to 16.6% in 2018, the Philippine government says it is on track to meet its target of 14% by 2022
Unemployment in October 2019 falls to 4.5% or some 2.05 million people, the lowest since 2005
(UPDATED) Inflation jumps in November, as expected by analysts
An analyst says the pullback in September imports, despite the drop in exports, means that net trade will likely not weigh on overall growth momentum in the 3rd quarter of 2019
(UPDATED) Inflation in the Philippines is at its slowest pace in over 3 years
Americans have lost almost 4 months of longevity since 2014, the report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says
In some provinces, palay is sold at P10 per kilo, which points to farmers likely selling it at a loss
The Philippines' total trade declines by 7% in August 2019 due to weaker exports and continued decline in imports
(UPDATED) Rice prices drop further in September 2019, but still not as low as the economic team had hoped
The 5% increase in the total foreign debt of developing nations in 2018 is driven by a surge in Chinese debt
Exports slightly improve by 3.5%, while imports drop by -4.2% in July 2019
While regional averages show that Filipino farmers do not sell below production cost, their earnings remain very little
Food prices are down, but what's causing prices of goods in Mimaropa to remain high?
Underemployment falls and more young Filipinos enter the workforce in July 2019
(3rd UPDATE) The inflation rate for August 2019 is even lower than the government's target range of 2% to 4%
Some farmers are already selling palay at a loss, but consumers have yet to enjoy significantly lower rice prices
The Philippine Statistics Authority says it is on track to have all 107 million Filipinos registered in the Philippine Identification System by mid-2022
Advocacy organization Every Woman launches a lecture series to promote 'enlightenment' amidst Senator Leila de Lima's detainment
Total imports decrease by 10.4%, led by iron and steel. Meanwhile, 7 out of 10 major export commodities grow.
(UPDATED) Inflation remains within target for the 6th straight month, but economists warn of the so-called base effect
Under the bill filed by Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto, a birth certificate certified and issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority 'shall not expire and shall be considered valid at any time'
The Philippines' rice stocks as of June 1 are deemed sufficient for 81 days
Due to the decrease in 6 of the top 10 imported goods and a slight increase in exports, the Philippines' trade deficit slightly narrows in May 2019
(UPDATED) This is well within the government's target and the lowest inflation rate since September 2017
Boys are being married at high rates in sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, South Asia, East Asia, and the Pacific
The approved investments in the 1st quarter of 2019 could generate 41,837 jobs, says the Philippine Statistics Authority
More people got employed and had better job opportunities in April 2019, says the Philippine Statistics Authority
(UPDATED) The Philippines' inflation rate rises in May 2019, the first time that it rose after 6 straight months of slowdowns. Did the central bank cut rates too soon?
Dennis Mapa, new head of the Philippine Statistics Authority, will oversee the implementation of the National ID system during his 5-year term
The Philippines posts higher fish catch within and outside municipal waters in the 1st quarter of 2019, but production from aquaculture goes down
The 1st quarter's seasonally adjusted rice production is lower compared to a year ago and the 4th quarter of 2018, but higher than anticipated by the Philippine Statistics Authority
Household stocks still contribute the biggest share to the Philippines' total rice inventory despite a 14.4% drop from a year ago
What makes the latest growth data unsettling is that our lawmakers seem to have been directly and largely responsible for it
Though the Department of Agriculture said El Niño would have little effect on national production especially for rice, the dry spell does hurt 1st quarter production of the crops subsector