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After 2 Years of Optimism, Why Have Consumers Become Pessimistic Again?

The consumer confidence index turned positive only under Duterte. Is that about to change?

The overall consumer confidence index, a measure of Filipinos’ sentiment on how their households are faring financially and economically, fell to -7.1 in the third quarter of 2018 from 3.8 in the previous quarter, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).That’s ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | September 12, 2018 10:00:00
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Which Industries in Metro Manila Fire and Hire Workers The Most?

As unemployment rises once again, let this list be your guide on where the jobs are

At the rate the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) under Secretary Gina Lopez was suspending mining permits, it was more or less expected that mining companies will soon begin laying off people.But the latest labor turnover statistics covering Metro Manila ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | May 03, 2017 10:00:00
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Employment rate in PH up, job compatibility also rising

Philippine Statistics Authority reports positive figures as of July 2016

It looks like more Filipinos are finding jobs, as the latest findings of the Philippine Statistics Authority showed that the unemployment rate dropped from 6.5 percent to 5.4 percent for July 2016.Employment rate is at 94.6 percent, a notch higher than last ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | September 09, 2016 12:00:00
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Kick start your day, June 10: Youth unemployment alarming, NEDA warns

Plus, Globe inks deal to provide WiFi in all MRT stations.

Upbeat but …The labor market was upbeat in April due to the high proportion of working persons to the total labor force, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) reported on Thursday, June 9.The number of employed Filipinos registered at 39.9 million, ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | June 10, 2016 09:00:00