January 5, 2021
In the face of soaring prices, joblessness and meager incomes, emergency cash subsidies for the poorest Filipinos and support for small businesses need to be increased substantially. Distribute Bayanihan 2 cash assistance immediately, and a new cash subsidy program to cover several millions of vulnerable citizens should be drawn up.
December 5, 2020
July 8, 2020
Higher inflation is problematic but particularly burdens the poorest Filipinos. Inflation rates for the 30% poorest households are higher than the national average. Especially amid historic joblessness, this affirms how the government should continue giving cash subsidies as income support, the group said.
September 8, 2019
Inflation is lower but food remains expensive amid declining real wages for many Filipinos.
August 7, 2019
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July 10, 2019
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July 6, 2019
Research group IBON said that while June inflation has slowed, the prices of basic food items are still higher, especially when compared to prices at the start of the Duterte administration. The wages and incomes of many Filipinos are unable to keep up with the high prices. The group said that food prices will continue […]
June 5, 2019
May 7, 2019
Inflation slowed in April 2019 but rice, fish, sugar, and many vegetables are still more expensive than last year