July 4, 2023
The Marcos Jr government projected its first year as being full of sunshine. But this has failed to conceal the administration’s inaction and incapability to genuinely serve and keep its promises to the Filipino people.
February 3, 2023
January 16, 2023
The administration’s trip is a self-serving junket at the people’s expense. If Marcos Jr speaks about so-called economic gains, he will be speaking untruths.
October 20, 2022
The world economy is faced with converging crises – high debt levels, food and fuel inflation, weakening currencies, and a climate emergency that makes the planet’s very future uncertain. It’s a perfect storm for everyone, but it is having a disproportionate impact on poor countries and their poor populations.
September 12, 2022
Amid 2023 national budget deliberations, the Marcos government proposes that a huge chunk goes to debt servicing. But the country’s bloated debt has not improved the lives of ordinary Filipinos.
July 18, 2022
The country’s outstanding debt has hit record-levels. Did the pandemic really cause this or was this due to government’s policy missteps?
June 13, 2022
The government hypes the Duterte legacy but comparing growth, jobs, inflation, trade and debt figures with other Southeast Asian countries shows the Philippine economy as among the poorest performers. This is due not only to its poor COVID response, harsh lockdowns and refusal of economic stimulus but to pre-pandemic mispriorities.