COVID-19

The Family Living Wage (as of July 2021)

August 13, 2021

How much does a family need to live decently? With ayuda still slow in coming and too little at that, millions of Filipino families aren’t going to be able to meet their basic needs.

PhilHealth’s slow COVID claims processing

August 12, 2021

DOH wasn’t just underspending or spending wastefully — PhilHealth has also been helping too few and too slowly. Philhealth only paid for a fraction of 17.4 million COVID tests and over 100,000 hospitalizations since last year.

June labor force survey confirms economy not recovering despite reopening

August 3, 2021

The latest labor force survey (LFS) shows how far away the economy is from recovering without real fiscal stimulus. Job generation is hollow with a bloating informal sector and huge contraction in full-time work. These will worsen with the looming ECQ which will push millions of Filipinos into deeper economic distress.

IBON Executive Director on TRAIN and ayuda funds

July 31, 2021

IBON Executive Director on TRAIN and ayuda funds

IBON Executive Director Sonny Africa on ayuda and lockdowns

July 31, 2021

IBON Executive Director Sonny Africa on ayuda and lockdowns