Rappler Talk: Making sense of the Philippine economy
Bookmark this page to watch and join the discussion live at 3 pm on Friday, August 10
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) dropped major news earlier this week.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) responded to high inflation by implementing the highest interest rate hike in 10 years.
In Congress, the second wave of tax reforms hurdled the ways and means committee.
The Department of Finance (DOF) said the government is set to incur revenue losses under the current version of the bill – something it did not anticipate.
Can't keep up with the numbers?
Rappler talks to AJ Montesa, researcher of the Action for Economic Reforms (AER) and Rappler columnist and UP Diliman PhD candidate JC Punongbayan to crunch the data and assess the economy under President Rodrigo Duterte's administration.
Tune in and join the discussion live on Friday, August 10, at 3 pm. – Rappler.com