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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
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.
All in all, there’s a sense that the Duterte government brought about needless economic hardships to the Filipino people in 2018
High, soaring, elevated, skyrocketing. We're running out of synonyms to describe inflation in 2018.
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Economic managers urge the Department of Agriculture to invest in modern farming tools to improve farmer productivity
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(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?
Senatorial aspirant Erin Tañada suggests measures 'that can be easily implemented by this administration if it has the political will to listen to the people'
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%
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(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
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas projects inflation in October to settle within 6.2% to 7%
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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
LTFRB Board Member Aileen Lizada says the higher-than-expected fare hike will erode the workers' purchasing power, and will eventually trigger stronger calls for a wage increase
(UPDATED) This is beyond the 4.8% to 5.2% range estimated by the government for the entire year
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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
In using historical inflation data, the base year of the data should be taken into account
In 2019 hyperinflation in Venezuela is expected to leave earth's orbit, hitting 10 million percent, a figure so large and improbable, readers of the IMF report had to count the zeroes to make sure they had the correct number
'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
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(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
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Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno sees inflation as a 'transitory' event, and not necessarily a good basis to adjust wages
Maybe this is as good a time as any to rethink our country’s long-term relationship with oil
Please, before we say that we should not politicize food, consider this fact: literally everything we put in our mouths is political, and we haven't even started talking about sex
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The Philippines is set to miss the GDP growth target of 7% to 8% this year, too, says Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas cites higher prices of agricultural goods due to Typhoon Ompong, rising fuel prices, and the weakening peso
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The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas hikes interest rates by 50 basis points. It also raises its inflation forecasts for 2018 and 2019.
The September Pulse Asia survey shows 51% of Filipinos disapprove of how the Duterte administration is handling the issue of high inflation, compared to 29% in June
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The Asian Development Bank says it revised its outlook due to the weak agriculture sector, high inflation, and continued global monetary tightening
President Rodrigo Duterte signs Administrative Order No. 13, removing non-tariff barriers in the importation of agricultural products
The last thing the country needs right now is a return of the Marcoses to Malacañang. One way we can prevent that is by tirelessly debunking the Marcosian economic myths.
'The voting public gave Mr Duterte the chance to prove that he could match the myth they propagated during the elections but 2.5 years had passed and he basically destroyed the country that we used to be proud of,' says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
The London-based research firm sees the Philippine peso sliding to P58 in 2019 and inflation soaring due to Typhoon Ompong
Nalusaw sa lakas ng ulang pulitikal ang koloreteng nag-anyong maka-masa at maka-batas
Leloy Claudio talks about the good and bad of inflation