Economic Growth Under Duterte Can Top PNoy’s Numbers, Claims Economic Adviser

“An average of 6 percent to 7 percent is achievable in the next six years, with law and order in place,” claims the economic adviser of President-elect Rodrigo R. Duterte, Dr. Ernesto M. Pernia. A professor emeritus of the University...
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ADB Predicts 60% Higher Economic Losses Due to Climate Change

According to the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), a total of 274 disasters hit the Philippines from 1995 to 2015, making us fourth in the world with the highest number of disasters to ever hit a country...
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Philippines Still 3rd Fastest Growing Major Asian Economy

The challenge for the next national leaders is to keep up with the growing economic trajectory of the country that maintains, if not improves our spot in the top three major Asian economies. The country's economic growth has slightly increased...
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Lando’s Massive Economic Damages Reach P5.9B

Tropical typhoon Lando, with international code name Koppu, which made a landfall in the Philippines on Sunday has caused a massive impact on the country's economy. According to the Department of Agriculture, the damage has reached 5.9 billion. About 277,060...