We need to protect these assets to make them sustainable,' says World Bank consultant Reynaldo Fulleros
Cebu is the most vote-rich province in the Philippines, with about 2.7 million registered voters
The situation remains fluid even after Duterte’s declaration, as speculation about whether this is the final word from the Davao mayor persists
There is reason to expect sustained growth in 2015, with election spending starting even in 2015 (as 2016 involves the presidency)
Not all children can make it to their 5th birthday. The lack of access to basic needs such as food, water, and medicine lowers their chances of surviving.
The fishing industry is primarily dominated by men; however, without women, the industry will have a difficult time
Women account for around 60% of the world’s chronically hungry, despite producing more than half of the world's food
It is in the interest of big business to invest in social marketing initiatives that alleviate poverty
Why is agriculture important for the future and food security of the Philippines?
The UN Millennium Development Goals targets an end to extreme hunger and poverty by 2015. Time is running out.
To get a 'guaranteed legal license' at the LTO, all you need is a 3R photo and P15,000. An 'illegal' one costs P2,500.
Third-quarter 2013 GDP data were revised ahead of the announcement of economic data for the succeeding quarter
All in all, not all hope is lost in the country’s overly protracted fight against poverty
Poverty incidence among Filipino families falls only slightly in 2012 from 2006 despite the Philippines' high economic growth
This means the Philippines grew faster than regional powerhouse China
Natural calamities come to the Philippines like clockwork. The real disaster lies in our response to this hard reality.
The socioeconomic planning chief says the country sustained its pace of growth in Q3, and may surpass its its 6-7% full-year target
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
The share of ordinary fishermen in the fisheries production pie is barely adequate
Rappler speaks with NEDA Director General Arsenio Balisacan on the recent GDP surprise.
Something is changing in the Philippine economy and those who still have doubts must take notice
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
In addressing poverty and development issues, there are no miracle cures
The low salary of teachers in the Philippines forces many of them to seek greener pastures
On #TalkThursday this week is Jose Ramon Albert, the Secretary General of the National Statistical Coordination Board.
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.
Citing government statistics that poverty incidence remained unchanged in years, UNA questions the administration's claim that it has alleviated poverty
The country's poverty incidence stood at 27.9% in the first semester of 2012, virtually unchanged from the same period in 2006 and 2009
These approved investments are expected to create 45,918 jobs
Officials statistics NSCB show that income inequality -- not poverty or elections -- causes more crimes
Good statistics are necessary for good evidence-based policymaking, which is largely a garbage-in-garbage-out process
Hotel occupancy rates and the number of conceived babies increase during the 'Love Month' of February
There are only 15 technical staff working on the GDP, GNI and other economic indicators, down from 50 staff 15 years ago
Nurses are no longer in demand, accountants and engineers are
Data bares the 3 places where citizens can live better, longer, and more educated lives in the Philippines
In 2010, P67 billion or a little more than 8% of government revenues came from excise taxes, says the National Statistical Coordination Board
Shopping accounted for 28.5% of how much tourists spent in 2011, higher than spending for food and beverage, and accommodation
The Philippine economy will still grow by 5% to 6% in the third and fourth quarters, says Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan
The proposed medium-term statistics plan to fill statistics gaps, improve statistics
After posting strong growth in the previous quarters, the NSCB says the Philippine growth may slow in Q3
Data from the National Statistical Coordination Board reveal that in the past 10 years, the total number of graduates increased by an average of of only 2.9%
If only the Philippines can tap all of its vast gold resources and reserves, poverty would be completely eradicated, according to the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB)
Foreign direct investments hit a 15-year high, shooting up to P256.1 billion, according to the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB)
(UPDATED) Shopping and competitive airline fares have contributed to the increasing significance of tourism to Philippine economy
DBM said the damage caused by Typhoons Ondoy and Pepeng has depleted the national calamity fund for 2010