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Philippines GDP growth slows as inflation hits spending

Consumer spending slowed to 6.3 percent in the first quarter, down from 10 percent during the same period last year

Philippine unemployment rate down to 4.7 percent in March

The underemployment rate also fell to 11.2 percent in March from 12.9 percent in February, and from 15.8 percent in March 2022

SWS: Filipino families self-rated as ‘Poor’ steady at 51% since December

The estimated numbers of Self-Rated Poor families are 14 million in March 2023 and 12.9 million in December 2022

Palawan bishop urges gov’t to set aside ‘dole-out mentality’

Bishop Pabillo said that although the lower inflation rate is welcomed, it is not immediately felt by the people

Palm Sunday observance becomes ‘business opportunity’ in Catholic Philippines

The observance of the Holy Week in the Philippines, has become an opportunity for Filipinos to showcase their artistry and business acumen

Photos: ‘Pay with sibuyas’

A retail store in the Philippine capital launched a promotional campaign, accepting one piece of onion in exchange for a product

Filipinos practicing how to live rich

We Filipinos have always wanted to be rich. We’ve been practicing how to live rich.

Eye-watering onion prices make Philippine staple a luxury

As onion memes spread on social media, the humble vegetable has become a symbol of wealth in the poverty-afflicted country

9 richest Filipinos have more wealth than half of Philippine population,...

The poor are unable to recover from back-to-back crises as many continue to suffer from the effects of the pandemic

If not videoed, ‘destroyed’ contraband can be recycled

Something’s missing in the picture. What happened to the onions?

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