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(UPDATED) Inflation picks up in January, but remains within the Philippine government's target range
The most common barrier for parents is the cost of registering their child. This is the story of Jolimil Reyes, 18.
(UPDATED) Transportation expenses go up, but low rice prices keep inflation within target in December 2019
The Population Commission says this is indicative of family planning efforts 'yielding positive results'
With poverty incidence falling to 16.6% in 2018, the Philippine government says it is on track to meet its target of 14% by 2022
Unemployment in October 2019 falls to 4.5% or some 2.05 million people, the lowest since 2005
(UPDATED) Inflation jumps in November, as expected by analysts
An analyst says the pullback in September imports, despite the drop in exports, means that net trade will likely not weigh on overall growth momentum in the 3rd quarter of 2019
(UPDATED) Inflation in the Philippines is at its slowest pace in over 3 years
In some provinces, palay is sold at P10 per kilo, which points to farmers likely selling it at a loss
The Philippines' total trade declines by 7% in August 2019 due to weaker exports and continued decline in imports
(UPDATED) Rice prices drop further in September 2019, but still not as low as the economic team had hoped
Exports slightly improve by 3.5%, while imports drop by -4.2% in July 2019
While regional averages show that Filipino farmers do not sell below production cost, their earnings remain very little
Food prices are down, but what's causing prices of goods in Mimaropa to remain high?
Underemployment falls and more young Filipinos enter the workforce in July 2019
(3rd UPDATE) The inflation rate for August 2019 is even lower than the government's target range of 2% to 4%
Some farmers are already selling palay at a loss, but consumers have yet to enjoy significantly lower rice prices
The Philippine Statistics Authority says it is on track to have all 107 million Filipinos registered in the Philippine Identification System by mid-2022
Total imports decrease by 10.4%, led by iron and steel. Meanwhile, 7 out of 10 major export commodities grow.
(UPDATED) Inflation remains within target for the 6th straight month, but economists warn of the so-called base effect
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.