The Philippine Statistics Authority says inflation for the bottom 30% income households went up by 5 percentage points in August 2018 compared to the same month last year
(UPDATED) Analysts say the slowing growth could prompt an end to Beijing's fiscal prudence
(UPDATED) This is beyond the 4.8% to 5.2% range estimated by the government for the entire year
The US Treasury refrains from escalating a fight over China's currency as US President Donald Trump once pledged to do on the campaign trail
According to the report, the number of poor worldwide is still 'unacceptably high,' while the fruits of economic growth are 'shared unevenly across regions and countries'
The Philippines lags in police services, infrastructure, and ease of doing business, but excels in labor market and macroeconomic stability
Felipe Medalla says the high inflation figure reflects the elevated prices of cigarettes and sugary drinks, which were planned by the government under the TRAIN law
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III says they revised the economic outlook to reflect the 'very different world' we are living in now
The world economy is still growing but faces an 'unprecedented' combination of threats, the International Monetary Fund warns during an annual meeting with the World Bank
The central bank says the higher foreign direct investment inflows in July reflect the 'continued positive investor sentiment on the Philippine economy'
The Philippines' trade gap swells to $26 billion year-to-date, 65% higher than the $15.7-billion deficit in 2017
The International Monetary Fund warns that risks highlighted in previous reports 'have become more pronounced or have partially materialized' in the real world
'This continuing inflation rate hike is racking up the prices of goods even higher, this might cause our micro-retail businesses to shut down', says Vicky Aguinaldo, President of the Philippine Association of Stores and Carinderia Owners
(UPDATED) Inflation spoils the country's growth outlook, poverty alleviation efforts, and people's perception on the government
World Bank Senior Economist Rong Quan says high inflation is hitting the poor harder as food and transport account for two-thirds of their expenses
The World Bank says the Philippines' growth trajectory is positive but lower than expected
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas cites higher prices of agricultural goods due to Typhoon Ompong, rising fuel prices, and the weakening peso
The Philippines is aiming to roar along with Asian tigers by 2040. To do this, the country needs to triple the gross domestic product per capita in two decades.
The UN Conference on Trade and Development warns of 'economic storm clouds gathering,' with tepid growth being fueled by skyrocketing debt
US President Donald Trump says he is 'not happy' about the move of the central bank
The Philippine peso and the local bourse sink further on Wednesday, September 26, despite interest rate hike expectations
The Asian Development Bank says it revised its outlook due to the weak agriculture sector, high inflation, and continued global monetary tightening
The Philippine peso closes at P54.31 against the US dollar on Tuesday, September 25
The latest volley against Beijing brings the amount of goods hit by duties to more than $250 billion, roughly half China's US exports, with American consumers set to increasingly feel the pain
Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno says the government relies on overseas Filipinos' remittances and foreign direct investments to keep the economy steady
The Philippines is poised to join the ranks of upper-middle income countries China, Thailand, and Malaysia, says Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia
Overseas Filipino workers send a total of $18.5 billion from January to July this year
The London-based research firm sees the Philippine peso sliding to P58 in 2019 and inflation soaring due to Typhoon Ompong
'This government must recognize that there is a food crisis largely because of the lack of leadership in food, agriculture, and fisheries governance,' says Hazel Tanchuling of Rice Watch and Action Network
The Philippine peso dips further on Wednesday, September 12, amid a wider trade deficit, high inflation, and rising oil prices
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte meets with his economic managers before the 29th Cabinet meeting to discuss how to contain inflation
Imports accelerate by 32%, while exports languish at 0.3%
Barter trade is one of the most ancient economic activities, where goods are exchanged without the use of cash
Businessmen urge policy makers to revise certain policies, especially now that the causes of inflation are identified
There are rumors that the August 2018 inflation rate was at 6.6% and not 6.4%
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya says the report will aid lawmakers in crafting better laws that would punish rice hoarders and price manipulators
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas' consumer expectation report reveals that Filipinos are now pessimistic on the economy
Love vegetable dishes like pinakbet? Rappler breaks down how much you need to buy the ingredients amid high inflation.
The Q3 2018 Business Expectations Survey shows companies are concerned with the rising cost of raw materials, weak peso, and stiffer competition
The Philippine peso is now just a few centavos away from hitting P54 to $1
'Sa halip na patahimikin ang mga taong pumupuna ng mga pagkukulang nila, gamitin sana itong pagkakataon ng administrasyon na patunayang kaya nilang pababain ang presyo ng mga bilihin,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
Which region had the highest inflation? Where did vegetable prices spike the most? Here's a look.
Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda says market opportunists and rice hoarders can no longer be blamed for the rising prices of goods in the country
Is inflation all bad? How does it affect savings? Rappler breaks it down for you.
(3rd UPDATE) The latest figure moves even further away from the government's inflation target range of only 2% to 4%
The Philippines 'outperforms' Malaysia and Thailand due to a major improvement in its social pillar, boasting the 'most educated population' among all low income countries
The Department of Finance (DOF) expects inflation to hit another 9-year high
The National Economic Development Authority proposes that the shift to federalism should be carried out in 5 phases spanning 15 years
The truth is, we’re living in a sad combo of slowing growth and accelerating prices. Worse, indicators point to harder times ahead.
(UPDATED) Why this burgeoning rice crisis? I argue that government is wholly to blame.