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12 Jul 2024 – More Filipinos disappointed with government’s inflation response

Published by rudy Date posted on July 12, 2024
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3 Jul 2024 – Senate leaders slam P35 wage hike in NCR

Published by rudy Date posted on July 5, 2024

https://www.manilatimes.net/2024/07/03/news/national/senate-leaders-slam-p35-wage-hike-in-ncr/1954758

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19 Jun 2024 – The Philippine Economy Is the Least Competitive in Southeast Asia, Report Says Across the Asia-Pacific region, the country ranks second to the lowest.

Published by rudy Date posted on June 21, 2024
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15 jun 2024 – Philippines still among worst countries for workers

Published by rudy Date posted on June 16, 2024
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28 May 2024 – Analysts trim down inflation expectations

Published by rudy Date posted on May 29, 2024
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8 May 2024 – Jobless Filipinos hit 2 million in March 2024 — PSA

Published by rudy Date posted on May 10, 2024
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2 May 2024 – Hunger highest since 2021 – SWS poll

Published by rudy Date posted on May 4, 2024
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26 Apr 2024 – Marcos extends service of government contractual workers

Published by rudy Date posted on April 30, 2024
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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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11 Mar 2024 – Philippine investment inflows declined in 2023 — BSP data

Published by rudy Date posted on March 12, 2024
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Feb 22, 2024 – ‘Wage hike needs to be staggered

Published by rudy Date posted on February 24, 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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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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22 Oct 2023 – ‘High inflation to linger until 2025’

Published by rudy Date posted on October 23, 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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28 Aug – DA exec admits Philippines experiencing rice shortage

Published by rudy Date posted on August 30, 2023
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16 Aug, 2023 – Growth target still achievable, says NEDA

Published by rudy Date posted on August 21, 2023
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7 July 2023 – NEDA: Leave wage setting to regional boards

Published by rudy Date posted on July 12, 2023
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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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31 May 2023 – SWS: Only 29% say quality of life improved

Published by rudy Date posted on June 5, 2023

Janvic Mateo – The Philippine Star May 31, 2023 | 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The number of Filipinos who said their quality of life improved over the past year has dropped slightly in the latest survey conducted by Social Weather Stations (SWS). From 34 percent in a survey conducted in December last year, results of…

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28 May 2023 – Marcos forms inter-agency body on inflation, market outlook

Published by rudy Date posted on May 29, 2023

BY ARGYLL CYRUS GEDUCOS May 28, 2023 07:35 AM The Inter-Agency Committee on Inflation and Market Outlook (IAC-IMO) will serve as an advisory body on measures that would keep inflation, particularly of food and energy, within the government’s inflation targets. The Economic Development Group (EDG) shall harmonize, coordinate, complement, and synergize efforts to ensure the…

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26 May 2023- Joblessness down, but still above pre-pandemic levels – SWS

Published by rudy Date posted on May 27, 2023
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28 April 2023 – Philippine digital economy crosses P2 trillion mark

Published by rudy Date posted on May 5, 2023

Louella Desiderio – The Philippine Star April 28, 2023 | 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The value of the country’s digital economy went up by 11 percent in 2022, but its contribution to the gross domestic product (GDP) declined, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). Data from the PSA showed the digital economy hit P2.08…

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23 March 2023 – 9 in 10 Filipinos felt climate impacts in past three years — SWS

Published by rudy Date posted on April 5, 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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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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