Duterte Legacy

Duterte’s Borrowing Binge (as of March 2022)

May 6, 2022

The Duterte administration leaves behind the biggest debt burden on the FIlipino people since the Marcos dictatorship.

Under Duterte: least and lowest wage hikes in 36 years

May 1, 2022

Substantial wage increase should be among the priorities of the next administration.

Agriculture crisis under Duterte

March 29, 2022

As we observe the Global Day of the Landless, we take a look at how the Duterte administration totally neglected Philippine agriculture.

Duterte’s borrowing binge

March 2, 2022

Government debt doubling in six years under the Duterte administration is the biggest increase since the Marcos dictatorship.

Duterte gov’t creates the most unemployment among all post-Marcos admins

February 10, 2022

Pres. Duterte will leave behind a legacy of having the biggest increase in joblessness among all post-Marcos administrations.

Yearstarter 2022: Out with the old, seeking the new

February 5, 2022

The next administration will not only have to pick up the pieces in the aftermath of the Duterte administration’s COVID-19 response. It will also have to fix many things going wrong with the economy even before the pandemic hit.

Duterte government’s green smokescreen

November 7, 2021

STATEMENT

At the COP 26, the Duterte administration pledges to cut local carbon emissions and transition to a low-carbon and climate-resilient society according to its Sustainable Finance Roadmap and its Guiding Principles. Yet its mining and energy policies go in the opposite direction and ruin the environment.

IBON Research Head on MECQ and worsening PH COVID stats

April 12, 2021

IBON Research Head on MECQ and worsening PH COVID stats

IBON Executive Director on NCR+ being put under MECQ

April 12, 2021

IBON Executive Director on NCR+ being put under MECQ