Rappler's latest stories on households
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
How are your families preparing for a major disaster?
'Skilled workers can fly to Kuwait anytime but the household service workers can fly next week, pending their visa application approval,' says Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III
The DFA says Agnes Mancilla, an OFW in Saudi Arabia, 'remains in serious but stable condition' after her employer allegedly made her swallow household bleach
China is indeed likely to open its doors to Filipino household service workers, but there will be challenges and restrictions
Women can no longer be required to wear high-heeled shoes, and those in sedentary environment are required to take standing breaks. Here's a list of government directives that might be useful to you.
Lucille Guiquin shares her inspiring story–from being a household helper to finishing as cum laude at the STI College in Cubao with the support of the family she works for
Here’s the explanation on how we got the values in the Household carbon footprint interactive page
An Imperial Household Agency spokesman says Akihito s address via video will be broadcast at 3:00 pm 0600 GMT on Monday August 8
UPDATED The Imperial Household Agency the government body that runs royal affairs offers a categorical denial
Under Japan s current Imperial Household Law which governs the status of the emperor there is no legal mechanism for abdication Any move to step down would therefore require a revision of that law
Domestic liquidity grows by 13 5 to hit almost P8 7 trillion says the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
The wheelchair bound monarch has spent most of the past two years hospitalized for a series of ailments with very few public appearances and speeches
When it comes to promises on poverty alleviation the 6 presidential candidates have a lot to offer How feasible those promises are is another story
Another 983 816 families covered by the second round of assessment for Listahanan are also identified as transient poor
Loans for production activities rise by 15 6 led by real estate while loans for household consumption increase by 16 3
With this latest credit rating action from NICE Fitch Ratings remains the only agency that assigns the minimum investment grade to the Philippines
The Philippines is praised by other governments worldwide for its booming economy but actual Filipino homes paint a different story
They deserve the pay raise after [the rate] has remained stagnant for 18 years says Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz
Over 15 million households in the Philippines are expected to be assessed by the DSWD s National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction
Saying dialogues have failed them in the past lawyer Steven Yanson says the anti Cacdac group would be willing to talk to any government official in positions higher than Labor Secretary Baldoz
A newly formed group of recruiters alleges abuse of power by the POEA chief while established stakeholder groups regard them as disgruntled agencies unable to conform to POEA rules
The latest upgrade from Japan Credit Rating Agency is the 22nd positive rating action for the country from international credit rating agencies like S P Moody’s and Fitch
In 2012 the income share of the middle class can be estimated at about a third of total household income in the Philippines
Labor Secretary Baldoz says Regina Ip Lau Suk yee s remarks that Filipina maids are home wreckers is a personal opinion [and] not perceptions of the general Hong Kong populace
On the last episode of Kwentong HiganTipid Tini wraps up all that she s learned about being a super saver So how did that work out for her?
Save on time money and electricity while spending more time with your family
Want to know if you are maximizing your spending? Try out this savings calculator and see how matipid you are
Tini s got something to share in this week s episode of Kwentong HiganTipid Read on to see what has her smiling
A Kantar Worldpanel survey shows 48 of Filipinos saying their buying power is unchanged since 2013 while 19 from class ABC say it decreased last year
Who says big dreams are unattainable? Make a roadmap to your dreams and see how small steps can lead to great benefits
Looks like Tini and her family are facing a challenging time How can her tipid ways help them out?
Take this short quiz to see if your spending habits are really saving you money in the long run
Has Tini become the tipid mom she aims to be for the new year? Read episode 4 of Kwentong HiganTipid to find out
How do you save on household expenses without compromising quality? Read this list for a few tips
Tini s tipid habit have had a negative effect on her household Has she learned her lesson?
You’ve met the family Now let’s see how certain habits can cause a catastrophe
The results of the survey commissioned by the Office of the Ombudsman also show that poor families are more likely to cave in to solicited bribes at government offices to avail of social services
Who doesn t want to save a buck or two? While choosing cheap seems like a good option sometimes it can actually be working against you
On World Food Day 2014 find out how a village s organic waste management puts healthy food on the tables of the hungry
LGUs with active social protection projects and programs benefiting the Listahanan identified poor are encouraged to enter the competition
Dear President Aquino: Your administration can be remembered for making the Philippines a leader in climate adaptation – but first cut the red tape
Just like anyone who wants to be financially independent OFWs need to nurture an investment mindset Here are some tips to get you started
Is the cheap labor of our local economy the way that it should be? And if the Philippine economy could one day pay fair wages to our household help would you be willing to cook clean and do your own laundry?
There is something wrong with economic theories that do not quantify and recognize that reproductive work is a crucial input or investment made every day by women
With a little strategy you can greatly lower your energy consumption and your bill
As you accomplish your de cluttering routine don’t forget to include those cleaning tools in the list