February 4, 2020
The decreasing share for health in the national government budget shows the low priority given to this. This affects the country’s ability to address public health challenges such as the novel coronavirus (nCoV).
January 30, 2020
The Duterte administration’s persistent red-baiting of IBON and other groups instead of addressing the issues raised is an affront to the public. The public deserves the truth and to be informed about the issues that matter to them the most. Instead, the government is red-baiting critical voices to silence opposition and to hide the real […]
January 25, 2020
The economy is on its third year of slowing growth under the Duterte administration, and the slowest in eight years. This shows that government’s claimed economic gains are myths.
January 23, 2020
The crisis in Philippine agriculture due to government negligence contradicts claimed economic achievements under the Duterte Legacy Campaign. The administration’s neglect and prioritization of local and foreign big business interests is worsening an already weak and struggling sector.
January 22, 2020
The campaign is not just rife with disinformation, said the group, but also insensitive politicking for the still distant 2022 elections.
January 21, 2020
In pushing to revise history, the Marcoses are evidently basking in the successive court victories they have been securing under the current administration. They have been enjoying freedom and have even been installed in government, as if their crimes against the Filipino people have been forgotten.
January 15, 2020
Despite the country being disaster-prone, the administration has instead decreased calamity funds in the 2020 national budget.
January 9, 2020
BY JOSE LORENZO LIM
The government has relied on the BPO industry for economic growth but even that is slowing down as seen in the decline of BPO investments in the country. Now, the government seems to be replacing BPOs with POGOs as the future of the services sector.
January 4, 2020
The optimism of the economic managers that “the Philippine economy is strong and ready to soar” is misplaced.