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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
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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
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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
The groups call on the Philippine Statistics Authority to extend the period for public consultations for the implementing rules and regulations of the Philippine Identification System
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The Philippine Statistics Authority's statement differs from that of Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia, who said a miscalculation had to be corrected
Imports accelerate by 32%, while exports languish at 0.3%
Cheap rice from the National Food Authority once again fails to bring prices down
(3rd UPDATE) The latest figure moves even further away from the government's inflation target range of only 2% to 4%
Select residents of the National Capital Region, Calabarzon and Cordillera Administrative Region will be the first to get their hands on the national ID
'Major contributors to the downward revision were other services, manufacturing, and agriculture and forestry,' says the Philippine Statistics Authority
The Philippine Statistics Authority says the country posted a wider year-on-year trade deficit in June after imports rose to their fastest pace
National Statistician Lisa Bersales says by 2019 some 25 million Filipinos and registered aliens will be enrolled into the Philippine Identification System
(UPDATED) The Philippine Statistics Authority says rice inflation rose to 5% in July. The average price of regular milled rice is over P41 per kilo.
The Philippine Statistics Authority says inflation for the bottom 30% income households went up by 6.5% in the 2nd quarter of 2018
The Philippine Statistics Authority says the country's imports further increased by 11.4%, while exports slumped by 3.8%
The Philippine Statistics Authority says the Philippines' agricultural imports rose while exports declined, which widened the trade deficit by 41% to $1.83 billion
Journalists should be more careful in reporting economic statistics. Government staff must also adopt better PR strategies and avoid overanalyzing stuff: the simpler the analysis, the less prone it is to misinterpretation.
Foreign investment pledges for the 1st quarter of 2018 stood at P14.2 billion, says the Philippine Statistics Authority
Socioeconomic Undersecretary Rosemarie Edillon says the agency only knows about Filipinos' aspirations – which would cost a family around P120,000 a month
The National Economic and Development Authority says what it showed during the press briefing was 'how a hypothetical monthly budget of P10,000 will be affected by a 4.6% inflation rate'
Nearly 7 million Filipinos who already have jobs are looking for more work, says the Philippine Statistics Authority, citing the results of the April 2018 Labor Force Survey
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The Philippine Statistics Authority reports that crops and livestock production slowed down, while fisheries fell to negative territory
The movement of prices of basic goods and services is seen to be faster in April
(3rd UPDATE) Inflation hits its highest quarterly average since 2014 as the tax reform law, higher oil prices, a weaker peso, and the tightening of US monetary policy take their toll
(UPDATED) Higher price increases are noted in rice, corn, fish, fruits, and vegetables, according to data from the Philippine Statistics Authority
Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia says the government 'must pay closer attention to the poor,' as inflation hits a new 3-year high
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(3rd UPDATE) Higher prices of food and drinks, among others, drive the cost of living up, with inflation at its fastest rate since August 2014
Ibon Foundation notes that this is the largest drop in the number of employed Filipinos 'since the aftermath of the 1997 Asian financial crisis'
A significant 82.8% drop is recorded in the 4th quarter of 2017 alone, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority
The Philippine Statistics Authority’s 2015/2016 Integrated Survey on Labor and Employment is on occupational shortages and surpluses and covers 12,926 establishments
54% of the estimated 31,277 establishments with at least 20 workers have employees hired through manning agencies, says the Philippine Statistics Authority