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Tag: Programs and policies

Low inflation unfelt, food still more expensive

July 10, 2019

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On the Duterte administration’s claims of economic gains

July 9, 2019

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On the rice tariffication law

July 9, 2019

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Prices still higher now than since start of Duterte admin

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 […]

Duterte administration being dishonest about economic ‘gains’

July 4, 2019

Research group IBON said that the Duterte administration is being dishonest in its recent pronouncements about high growth, reducing unemployment, and reducing poverty. The group said that the government is taking liberties with statistics as part of its propaganda campaign that President Duterte is keeping his promise of real change. In its pre-State of the […]

Chronic undernutrition among kids, pervasive hunger belie 4Ps logic – IBON

July 2, 2019

Research group IBON said that the results of the expanded national nutrition survey (ENNS) dispute the logic of institutionalizing the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) for poverty alleviation under Republic Act (RA) No. 11310. The program is said to be an  “investment in the next generation” that develops healthy educated Filipinos. Yet after over 10 […]

On the act requiring private sector employers to pay 14th month pay

July 2, 2019

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Develop the countryside

June 29, 2019

Will President Duterte’s 4th SONA be truthful about the real state of the economy and the people? It should be. People Economics will improve things. For a start, develop the countryside!