Metro Manila’s economic output rises by 4.4% in 2021, below PHL’s 5.7% growth —...

The National Capital Region's (NCR) economy rebounded last year from a double-digit contraction in 2020, but still remained below the national average, the Philippine...

Voyager raises $210 million to become 2nd Philippine ‘unicorn’

MANILA - Philippine technology startup Voyager Innovations said on Tuesday it has raised $210 million in its latest funding round, making the company the...

Jobless rate steadied at 6.4% in Feb.

The country's unemployment rate steadied on a monthly basis in February but remained the lowest level in since the coronavirus pandemic started tempered by...

Manufacturing continues to expand for 11th straight month in February

Manufacturing continued to grow for the 11th consecutive month in February propelled by looser movement restrictions. Factory output, as measured by volume of production index,...

Inflation quickens to 6-month high in March

Prices of widely used goods rose to a six-month high in March as food, utilities, and transport costs increased amid a spike in global...

January jobless rate slows to 2-year low as workforce shrinks

The country's jobless rate eased to two-year low as the size of the Filipino workforce decreased amid the Omicron-driven movement restrictions in January. Preliminary results...

Manufacturing cools down anew in January

Factory output sustained its slowdown for the second straight month in January as the fresh  surge in coronavirus disease 2019 prompted the government to...

Duterte approves bill raising sex consent age from 12 to 16

President Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed into law a bill that raises the minimum age of sexual consent from 12 to 16, his office said on Monday, in a bid to protect minors from rape and sexual abuse.

February inflation steadies as food prices ease

The overall year-on-year increase in prices of widely used goods steadied in February as food costs eased, the government reported this morning. Preliminary data from...

Duterte approves inclusion of nuclear power in Philippine energy mix

MANILA - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order to include nuclear power in the country's energy mix, as authorities prepare for the phasing...