January 15, 2020
Despite the country being disaster-prone, the administration has instead decreased calamity funds in the 2020 national budget.
January 9, 2020
The BPO (business process outsourcing) industry was booming in the early 2000s where it helped revive the Philippine economy. In terms of revenues, BPOs registered a revenue growth rate of 43% in the period of 2005-2009 (annual average). The government has relied on the BPO industry for economic growth but even that is slowing down […]
January 4, 2020
The optimism of the economic managers that “the Philippine economy is strong and ready to soar” is misplaced.
January 1, 2020
Protests against corruption, unemployment and indecent wages, lack of services, and policies undermining people’s socio-economic and democratic rights; trade wars between the world’s superpowers; and culprits’ lack of accountability to address climate change, took the global center stage in the passing year. In the Philippines, blatant military and police attacks on the poor, the basic […]
December 20, 2019
December 12, 2019
December 9, 2019
The Water for the People Network (WPN) said that government should renounce water privatization and assert water as a human right whose provision should be under effective public control. This is the most important basis for terminating the concession agreements (CA) between the State and private water firms.
December 7, 2019
Poverty estimates according to this methodology are unbelievably low and unrealistic
December 6, 2019