IBON Foundation

40 Years of Research for the People

April 2, 2019

For over forty years, IBON has sought to explain socioeconomic and political issues to the public as our contribution to Philippine democracy and the cause of genuine progress and development. We have always been transparent about our bias for the majority of Filipinos who are persistently marginalized and about our opposition to unjust and inequitable […]

World Bank tax help unwelcome

September 20, 2016

Research group IBON said that the World Bank’s recent offer to assist the Department of Finance (DOF) with its tax reform plan, although not surprising, is unwelcome news. The World Bank with twin global financial pillar International Monetary Fund (IMF) has long been at the forefront of designing the Philippines’ regressive tax system, including providing […]

IBON joins groups in industrialization call

September 18, 2016

Research group IBON said that national industrialization is the way to go in order for the Filipino majority to prosper. It should be made the government’s primary economic strategy, the group said. IBON co-sponsored last Wednesday a forum titled “The Change We Need” with top earner Steel Asia, science and technology network AGHAM, AGHAM Youth and […]

On strengthening public education system: Review K-to-12, educators challenge Duterte

May 16, 2016

Upon the presentation of the presumptive administration’s education thrust in its eight-point economic agenda, Filipino educators network Educators Forum for Development (EfD) challenged president-elect Rodrigo Duterte to effectively strengthen the public education system by calling for a review of the K-to-12 program and pushing for a nationalist, scientific and mass-oriented curriculum. The incoming administration’s education […]

IBON Bookshop SALE extended!

April 29, 2016

IBON Bookshop’s SALE has been extended beyond April 21! Featured publications are IBON Foundation’s flagship Facts and Figures including complete sets until 2012 and the Birdtalk paper. Read on the past but especially the incumbent government’s neoliberal policies that have kept growth exclusionary and a huge portion of the population in poverty. Read why the country’s socio-economic […]

IBON 2016-2017 Board looks beyond polls

April 19, 2016

Research group IBON’s newly-elected Board expressed readiness to usher IBON Foundation’s research, education, information and advocacy work to a new level as the country anticipates a transition from one administration to another and beyond. In a General Assembly, IBON Foundation members elected Thursday the members  its 2016-2017 Board of Trustees (BOT). After the assembly, the […]

#BeyondElections2016: Eleksyon, Libro, Lapis at KAPE

April 14, 2016

Tagged ELEKSYON, LIBRO, LAPIS at KAPE, the IBON Bookshop reopens with a sale today, 1pm at #114 Timog Ave with the #‎BeyondElections2016‬ theme. IBON features its publications including its flagship Facts & Figures, Birdtalk, Kontra Gahum, Stop the Killings, Permanent People’s Tribunal documents, Kabuhayan Karapatan at Katarungan, Serve the People and other socio-economics and cultural rights […]