August 7, 2023
The cost of basic goods such as rice, vegetables, fish and oil continues to rise and burden millions of poor consumers
November 4, 2022
The people may find little relief and may be worse off should the Marcos Jr administration stick to its weak response of hiking interest rates and limiting subsidies to address high inflation.
August 5, 2022
July 20, 2022
The Philippines has among the highest unemployment and inflation rates in the region, underscoring the country’s worsening conditions and the urgent need for radical economic measures.
October 4, 2020
BY SONNY AFRICA
The debt crisis is already upon us – just not the kind that the economic managers and creditors are worried about where debt payments to lenders are interrupted.
September 23, 2020
Resources for health, social protection, and production support are more urgent areas needing attention to genuinely usher economic recovery but are only receiving paltry amounts.
September 16, 2020
Health and social protection even in terms of infrastructure should be prioritized but these are dwarfed by programs such as roadworks and grandiose transport projects that are not as urgent.