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16 Apr 2023 – The Nationally Determined Contribution: Looking back at the Philippines’s climate promise

Published by rudy Date posted on March 13, 2024
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Jan 31, 2024 – PH’s full-year 2023 GDP growth strongest among major Asian economies

Published by rudy Date posted on February 3, 2024

31/01/24 Department of Finance PH’s full-year 2023 GDP growth strongest among major Asian economies The Philippines finished strong in 2023 with a full-year gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate of 5.6 percent, outpacing major economies in Asia, such as China (5.2 percent), Vietnam (5.0 percent), and Malaysia (3.8 percent) based on the latest available data.…

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9 Jan 2023 – Jobless rate further shrinks to 3.6% — PSA

Published by rudy Date posted on January 10, 2024
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13 Dec 2023 – Government gets lowest points in fighting inflation – survey

Published by rudy Date posted on December 13, 2023
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12 Dec 2023 – Senate concurs with ILO [C190] ratification

Published by rudy Date posted on December 12, 2023
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10 Dec 2023 – Income inequality: The debate continues

Published by rudy Date posted on December 12, 2023
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4 Nov 2023 – New field study finds AI will not put people out of work The technology will transform the employment sector but will likely leave few workers behind.

Published by rudy Date posted on November 9, 2023

New field study finds AI will not put people out of work The technology will transform the employment sector but will likely leave few workers behind. Loukia Papadopoulos Published: Nov 04, 2023 02:11 PM EST AI-powered automation has the ability to take over routine, repetitive, and manual processes. Consequently, employment in sectors such as manufacturing, data…

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8 Nov 2023 – PH jobless rate slightly up to 4.5% in Sept

Published by rudy Date posted on November 6, 2023
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28 Sept 2023 – Marcos signs Trabaho Para sa Bayan law

Published by rudy Date posted on September 28, 2023

Alexis Romero – The Philippine Star September 28, 2023 | 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — President Marcos has signed into law a national employment master plan that aims to solve unemployment, jobs-skills mismatch and other labor market challenges as well as boost workers’ competitiveness. “With the passage of this law, we are opening a new chapter in…

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2 July 2023 – Economists see wage hikes stoking inflation

Published by rudy Date posted on July 2, 2023
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9 Mar 2023 – Joblessness, underemployment worsen in January as temporary holiday jobs fade

Published by rudy Date posted on March 10, 2023

Joblessness, underemployment worsen in January as temporary holiday jobs fade Ramon Royandoyan – Philstar.com March 9, 2023 | 9:26am MANILA, Philippines (Updated 10:53 a.m.) — The proportion of jobless Filipinos went up in January while job quality deteriorated as the sheen of temporary jobs offered by the holiday rush faded, adding to the problems of…

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30 Jan 2023 – Duterte lists basic education ills, lays reform agenda

Published by rudy Date posted on February 1, 2023
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4 Nov 2022 – No reprieve for Filipinos as inflation boils to over 10-year high in October

Published by rudy Date posted on November 6, 2022

No reprieve for Filipinos as inflation boils to over 10-year high in October Ramon Royandoyan – Philstar.com November 4, 2022 | 11:23am MANILA, Philippines (Update 1, 11:23 a.m.) — The prices of key goods and services hit their quickest pace of growth in over a decade in October, forcing Filipinos to continue tightening their spending…

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6 Oct 2022 – Inflation accelerates to 4-year high at 6.9%

Published by rudy Date posted on October 6, 2022
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14 Sept 2022 – 31% of Pinoys say quality of life worsened – SWS

Published by rudy Date posted on September 15, 2022
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7 Sept 2022 – CHEd halts Study Now, Pay Later Program

Published by rudy Date posted on September 9, 2022
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29 Aug 2022 – SC reverses ruling: State insurance should pay claims, indemnity

Published by rudy Date posted on August 30, 2022
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11 July 2022 – Marcos economic team’s targets achievable — experts

Published by rudy Date posted on July 13, 2022

July 11, 2022 | 12:33 am Jeepneys wait for passengers at the corner of EDSA-Aurora Boulevard in Quezon City, July 1. — PHILIPPINE STAR/ MIGUEL DE GUZMAN FacebookMessengerTwitterLinkedInShare By Diego Gabriel C. Robles THE NEW growth targets set by President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr.’s economic team are achievable if the government will continue to reopen the…

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15 May 2022 – DepEd eyes completion of K to 12 curriculum enhancement in July 2022

Published by rudy Date posted on May 16, 2022

Published May 15, 2022, 9:05 PM by Merlina Hernando-Malipot The Department of Education (DepEd) is planning to complete the K to 12 curriculum enhancement in July this year to address congestion, redundancies, and overlaps in the current curriculum. “The 2022 Basic Education Curriculum is envisioned to be responsive and attuned to the dynamic changes in the…

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21 Apr 2022 – Return to pre-pandemic growth pace seen by 2024

Published by rudy Date posted on April 21, 2022

Lawrence Agcaoili – The Philippine Star  April 21, 2022 | 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects the Philippine economy returning to its pre-pandemic growth level in 2024 after closing the output gap arising from the impact of the pandemic by next year. IMF resident representative Ragnar Gudmundsson said in an email…

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2 Apr 2022 – Women still bear brunt of unpaid care work – study

Published by rudy Date posted on April 2, 2022

Rhodina Cabrera – The Philippine Star April 2, 2022 | 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The non-government group Oxfam Pilipinas has commissioned a study that showed that Filipino women are still bearing the brunt of unpaid care work, resulting in many of them juggling full-time work and a “second shift” at home tending to backbreaking household…

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24 Feb 2022 – NTUC Phl picks LENI and KIKO as its presidential and vice presidential bets.

Published by rudy Date posted on February 25, 2022

  In its meeting on 23 February, the NTUC Phl General Council picked LENI ROBREDO and KIKO PANGILINAN as its candidates for president and vice president in the May 2022 elections. The criteria for selection: committed to our labor agenda; track record of supporting labor, trade unions, farmers, educators, sectors, and advocacies; COVID-19 response; human rights…

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28 Jan 2022 – Economy beats forecasts, expands by 5.6% in 2021

Published by rudy Date posted on January 28, 2022

Louise Maureen Simeon – The Philippine Star January 28, 2022 | 12:00am Economy beats forecasts, expands by 5.6% in 2021 The economy, as measured by gross domestic product (GDP) or the final goods and services produced in the country, rose by 7.7 percent in the last quarter, topping analysts’ median estimate of 6.3 percent. Miguel…

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27 Jan 2022 – 2022 HR trends in PH

Published by rudy Date posted on January 27, 2022

By Ernie Cecilia DPM January 27, 2022 PH’s future of work On January 21, Executive Director Ebb Hinchliffe of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (AmCham) hosted a discussion among selected industry leaders on the implications of “Future of Work” on American businesses in the Philippines. As chairman of AmCham’s Human Capital Committee…

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24 Jan 2022 – Industries have differing views on RCEP

Published by rudy Date posted on January 24, 2022

Industries have differing views on RCEP By …- January 24, 2022 By JED MACAPAGAL and IRMA ISIP, Malaya Industries and business groups have banded to lobby for the concurrence by the Senate to the ratification of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement, saying they will miss out on opportunities if the Philippines does not…

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18 Jan 2022 – BSP received over 40K complaints – Diokno

Published by rudy Date posted on January 18, 2022

By Anna Leah E. Gonzales January 18, 2022 THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on Monday said it received more than 40,000 complaints on financial transactions from 2020 to 2021.

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7 Jan 2022 – Jobless rate hits lowest since start of pandemic, but job quality worsens

Published by rudy Date posted on January 7, 2022

Ramon Royandoyan – Philstar.com January 7, 2022 | 11:41am Jobless rate hits lowest since start of pandemic, but job quality worsens Devotees at National Shrine of Our Mother of Perpetual Help at Baclaran in The STAR / Michael Varcas ANILA, Philippines — Unemployment rate in November last year hit its lowest level since the start…

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24 Dec 2021 – BSP caps rates on loans to repel predatory lenders

Published by rudy Date posted on December 24, 2021

by Lawrence Agcaoili – The Philippine Star, 24 Dec 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has joined the fight against predatory lenders charging an interest rate of as much as 504 percent per annum, as it decided to impose a cap on the charges imposed by lending firms, financing companies and…

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17 Dec 2021 – RCEP tariff concessions may cut Philippine exports

Published by rudy Date posted on December 17, 2021

by Louella Desiderio – The Philippine Star, 17 Dec 2021 MANILA, Philippines — Philippine exports to other members of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement may decline by $100 million due to the deal’s tariff concessions, but this can be offset by additional trade and other benefits, the UN Conference on Trade and Development…

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16 Dec 2021 – Remittances grow 5.4% in 10 months

Published by rudy Date posted on December 16, 2021

by Lawrence Agcaoili – The Philippine Star, 16 Dec 2021 MANILA, Philippines — Remittances from overseas Filipinos sustained their growth momentum for nine straight months, hitting a three-month high in October as the Christmas season approaches, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.

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July 30 – World Day
Against Trafficking in Persons

“One life trafficked, one too many!”

 

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against the military junta in Myanmar
to carry out the 2021 ILO Commission of Inquiry recommendations
against serious violations of Forced Labour and Freedom of Association protocols.

 

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(NUG) of Myanmar.
Reject Military!

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