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45% of Filipinos expect quality of life to get better in...

SWS noted that net personal optimism score in the survey was was +42, classified by the polling firm as "excellent"

40% of Filipinos say their quality of life ‘worse than before’

The survey results showed that 24 percent of the respondents said their lives got better while 36 percent said it remains unchanged

Philippine economy rebounds in 2021 as COVID-19 rules relaxed

Gross domestic product expanded 5.6 percent, the statistics agency said, after a 9.6 percent slump the previous year

Philippines tagged ‘significant decliner’ in global corruption index

The country has dropped two places, ranking 117th out of 180 countries, in the past year, according to the annual global corruption report

2.2 million workers affected by super typhoon ‘Odette,’ says ILO

Although the typhoon hit parts of 10 regions in the country, the impact on employment varied, said the report

Pandemic pushes 26.14 million Filipinos to live below poverty threshold

About 26.14 million Filipinos live below the poverty threshold, estimated at US$242, during the first half of 2021

Philippines plans to re-open to vaccinated tourists

The government's COVID-19 task force has "approved in principle" the tourism department's request to permit entry to vaccinated travelers

Filipinos say quality of life worsened in past year

A Social Weather Stations survey shows that 57 percent of Filipino adults believe that their quality of life got worse

Philippines slashes 2021 economic growth target due to lockdown

This year's growth target was cut to 4.0% to 5.0%, from 6.0% to 7.0% expected previously

Philippine economy returns to growth in second quarter, but COVID-19 clouds...

Gross domestic product (GDP) rose 11.8% in the June quarter, the biggest year-on-year expansion since the fourth quarter of 1988

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