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10:17:18 AM | Monday, February 2nd, 2015

MANILA, Philippines—Amid sustained economic growth, over a million jobs were created in the country last year, although the quality of new employment remained below par as mostly temporary positions were made available, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).

10:14:38 AM | Monday, February 2nd, 2015

ALTHOUGH economic growth slowed down last year, the Philippines made it as the second fastest growing economy in Asia, next to China.

10:11:51 AM | Monday, February 2nd, 2015

IT WAS a dream come true for these women living near a pineapple plantation in Barangay Cawayan in Calinan, Davao City who were determined to put meaning into their monotonous afternoons.

09:57:56 AM | Monday, February 2nd, 2015

THERE was a significant rise in the employment rate in the Davao region, figures from the local Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) show.

09:49:50 AM | Monday, February 2nd, 2015

MANILA, Philippines - State-run National Food Authority (NFA) is reviewing the incentives that could be provided to farmers to sell their palay (unmilled rice) to the agency, NFA administrator Renan Dalisay said yesterday.

11:28:17 AM | Thursday, January 29th, 2015

For the Fourth Quarter of 2014, the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) accelerated to 6.9 percent from 6.3 percent in the same period of last year.

09:32:38 AM | Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

MANILA, Jan. 25 -- Athough the government's conditional cash transfer (CCT) program is one of the flagship programs of the administration, the government is also focusing on other programs to improve the lives of the people and lift them out of poverty, a Palace official said on Saturday.

09:28:42 AM | Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

MANILA, Philippines – The government said on Saturday, January 24, that its efforts to reduce poverty and hunger in the country are not centered on the conditional cash transfer (CCT) program alone.

09:22:19 AM | Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

The World Bank (WB) has a new report, “Philippine Economic Update: Making Growth Work for the Poor,” that warrants comment on account of its simplistic, trickle-down, and wishful—in a word, naive—way of projecting poverty.

09:19:52 AM | Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

MANILA, Philippines–Fewer families experienced hunger during the last quarter of 2014, the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey showed.