Duterte threatens to block Pacquiao bid for presidency next year

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday night said he would campaign against boxing champion and Senator Emmanuel “Manny” D. Pacquiao if he fails to identify corrupt government officials.

PHL foreign trade jumps in April

PHILIPPINE international trade value doubled in April as both exports and imports of merchandise goods posted record-high growth, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported...

Factory output rebounds in April after 13 months of decline – PSA   

Industrial production recovered in April following 13 straight months of falling output, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported this morning.  Preliminary results of the PSA’s...

Unemployment rises in April

THE RANKS of unemployed Filipinos increased in April, around the time when the government tightened lockdown restrictions in Metro Manila and nearby provinces due...

Inflation steadies at 4.5% in May

The overall year-on-year increase in prices of widely used goods steadied for the third consecutive month in May, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported...

Philippines records first two cases of Indian coronavirus variant

MANILA - The Philippines has detected its first two cases of a coronavirus variant first identified in India, its health ministry said on Tuesday. The...

PHL economy extends slump to fifth straight quarter in Q1  

THE PHILIPPINE economy extended its streak of decline to five straight quarters, making it the longest recession since the Marcos era when economic output...

March export growth fastest in more than 10 years

THE COUNTRY’S trade-in-goods deficit narrowed in March as exports grew at its fastest pace in a decade, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported this morning. Merchandise...

Unemployment rate eases in March

THE COUNTRY’s jobless rate in March fell to its lowest level since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported...

Inflation steadies in April

INFLATION sustained its pace in April from the preceding month even as core inflation eased to a five-month low, the government reported this morning Preliminary...

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