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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
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
(4th UPDATE) As inflation eases further in April, analysts are looking at whether the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas will cut the benchmark interest rate or the reserve requirement ratio
Together with the prosperity, poverty incidence in the region also dipped to 25% from 35% in 2017
Bicol posts an impressive 8.9% growth in 2018, much higher than the national average of 6.2%
It’s high time we updated how we measure poverty in the Philippines
Amid projections of lower palay production and reduced harvest area, the Philippine Statistics Authority says the yield per hectare may still go up
(UPDATED) The Philippines' balance of trade in goods increased to a $2.79-billion deficit, from a $2.54-billion deficit year-on-year
Rice stocks are still increasing from a year ago despite the weak El Niño causing damage to crops early this year
The government attributes the dip in poverty incidence to sustained economic growth and reforms
(4th UPDATE) Inflation again slows down in March. Will the central bank now cut interest rates?
Despite a wide deficit, the Philippines' agricultural trade grows by almost 16% to $5.23 billion in the 4th quarter of 2018
While the average farmgate price of palay is lower year-on-year, the prices of well-milled and regular milled rice are still higher from a year ago
Rice stocks grow by 19.24% in February 2019 compared to the same month in 2018
Some 387,000 Filipinos drop out of the country's labor force, but the employment rate slightly gets better in January 2019
(3rd UPDATE) Metro Manila sees its lowest inflation rate in 18 months. All other regions also exhibit slower inflation rates.
In total, approved investment pledges from all countries amounted to P179 billion in 2018, beating 2017’s P105.7 billion
The Philippine Statistics Authority says both imports and exports shrank in December 2018. Overall, the country's trade gap is now at its widest in history.
(UPDATED) The latest inflation figure is closer to the government's target range of 2% to 4%
TheNerve’s survey results show Filipinos feeling financially worse off in 2018
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(UPDATED) Inflation eases in December amid a sharp drop in global oil prices, higher domestic rice supply, and a slight recovery of the peso
The Commission on Population also estimates that the Philippines' workforce will reach 70 million by the end of next year
Antagonistic remarks only put at risk otherwise friendly relations between government and the private sector
The Department of Finance says analysts' inaccurate forecasts elevated inflation expectations. But the agency's own estimates were also off.
The trade deficit widened by 62.9% in October 2018, says the Philippine Statistics Authority
Watch this explainer on how the government could bring down inflation
While unemployment slightly rises in October 2018, underemployment or the number of people looking for additional jobs goes down
(3rd UPDATE) All regions post slower inflation rates except Central Luzon, which retains its October 2018 rate
Paano nga ba sinusukat ng gobyerno ang inflation? Gaano kalala ang sitwasyon ngayon, at ano ang mga salik o factor sa likod nito?
The Multidimensional Poverty Index of the Philippine Statistics Authority reveals cracks in the country's educational system
The Philippine Statistics Authority says the October inflation rate for all items increased to 7.6% in Northern Mindanao from September's 6.9%, while Caraga had 6.9% in October, up from from September's 6.1%
(3rd UPDATE) The latest figure reinforces the projections of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas and the Department of Finance that inflation is beginning to taper off
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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
The Philippines' trade gap swells to $26 billion year-to-date, 65% higher than the $15.7-billion deficit in 2017
In using historical inflation data, the base year of the data should be taken into account
(UPDATED) Inflation spoils the country's growth outlook, poverty alleviation efforts, and people's perception on the government
National Statistician Lisa Grace Bersales discusses how the Philippine Statistics Authority gathers data and prepares for the national ID system