COVID-19

What’s up, pork? (Part Two)

March 19, 2021

FEATURES – The Duterte government can do a lot of things to recover domestic hog production, consumer capacity and the national economy. But it has just opted to cater to private profits, foreign pressures and whims of public officials. And they have just been hogging everything to themselves, as they have done during the pandemic lockdown and beyond.

EDSA spirit lives on: Braving authoritarian pandemic restrictions, the people faced the crisis together

February 25, 2021

STATEMENT

Our relentless assertion of rights is the country’s brightest hope amid the COVID-19 pandemic, economic crisis, calamities, and worsening authoritarianism.

IBON 2021 Yearstarter Birdtalk Briefing Paper: Solving the pandemic crisis

February 21, 2021

The Philippines has the worst performing economy in ASEAN and is set to have the worst performing to as far away as South Asia and the rest of East Asia

Shifting to MGCQ a short-sighted and desperate move without containing pandemic–IBON

February 18, 2021

Easing restrictions will not spur recovery without a real fiscal stimulus while risking the more rapid spread of COVID-19

14 Charts: What the Government Has Done to Our Pandemic Economy

February 10, 2021

The Philippines needs a much more ambitious COVID-19 economic response than the Duterte administration’s current business-as-usual approach.