Job quality improves in August despite increased unemployment

THE LATEST labor data in August showed a mixed picture as joblessness picked up, but the ranks of those wanting more work declined. The preliminary...

Factory output expands for fourth month in a row

The country’s factory output expanded for the fourth straight month in July, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported this morning. Preliminary results of the PSA’s...

Imports growth outpaces exports rise in July

THE COUNTRY’S trade-in-goods deficit widened in July as merchandise import growth outpaced the increase in exports, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported this morning. Preliminary...

Fewer Filipinos unemployed but job quality remains a concern in July

LATEST labor data show the ranks of jobless Filipinos declined in July, but at the same time, the number of employed Filipinos wanting more...

Aug. inflation fastest in 32 months

THE OVERALL year-on-year increase in prices of widely used goods rose to its fastest pace in 32 months in August, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported...

PHL pulls out of recession in Q2

The Philippine economy exited the recession in the second quarter following five straight quarters of decline, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported earlier this...

PHL factory output continues rebound, grows for third straight month in June 

The country’s factory output sustained Its rebound for the third straight month in June, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported this morning. Preliminary results from...

June trade deficit smallest in three months 

The country’s trade-in-goods deficit in June shrank to its smallest amount in three months, although this did not prevent the year-to-date shortfall from surging...

Inflation slows to 7-month low in July 

PHILIPPINE INFLATION eased to a seven-month low in July, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported earlier this morning. Preliminary data from the PSA showed headline...

More Filipinos unemployed in June 

THE RANKS of jobless Filipinos and those employed but wanting more work increased in June, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported earlier this morning. Preliminary...

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