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In both 2022 and 2023.
If the Department of Finance's new Medium-Term Fiscal Consolidation Framework hits its targets, the Philippines would have the highest economic growth rate in both 2022 and 2023 in Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Finance Secretary Benjamin Diokno said Wednesday. “We expect the economy ...
Is it doable?
President-elect Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. and his economic managers hope to lower the country's debt-to-gross domestic product (G.D.P.) ratio to three percent by the end of the president's term. How will they do it?In an interview on The Chiefs on Thursday, June ...
Over the next 10 to 40 years.
The total cost of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Philippines from the time it started in 2020 up to the next 10 to 40 years is estimated to reach a total of P41.4 trillion, according to the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA). In ...
If you think that just because the GDP grew 11.8 % year-on-year that we're out of a recession, think again.
The Philippine Statistics Authority announced that the Gross Domestic Product in the second quarter of 2021 grew 11.8 percent year-on-year, the highest growth in 24 years.The huge jump in GDP growth prompted many economists to declare that the economic recession that started ...
The lockdowns and stimulus proved inadequate, says WB.
The Philippines’ economic recovery from the pandemic will lag its regional peers, according to the World Bank, as it struggles to move beyond strict lockdowns and stimulus that have been inefficient and inadequate.The Southeast Asian nation’s “highly decentralized” health system, and lockdowns ...
Pinoys are helping prop up the economy of the island in the English Channel.
After the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union in a referendum in 2016 (what has since been called Brexit), there was widespread uncertainty about its effect on the British way of life. In Jersey, in particular, farmers expressed concern that there ...
It’s not just sili that’s insanely pricey.
If you don’t regularly go to the market, this story might not concern you. But for everybody else whose task it is to replenish food supplies on a regular basis, they might be wondering why exactly prices of basic commodities are through ...
Is COVID-19 a Grinch too?
All rank and file workers are entitled to 13th month pay under labor laws and companies should be giving it out from November to December. That was before COVID-19. In the last six months, jobs were lost, businesses trimmed operating hours and the economy ...
A quick look at the impact of authoritarian rule on infrastructure, debt, GDP, inflation and the stock market.
To family and supporters of the former President Ferdinand Marcos, his declaration of martial law on September 23, 1972 (though he antedated the official document to September 21) remains a watershed event that ushered in what some of them consider to be ...
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