Number of jobless Filipinos down in March

Credit to Author: Anna Leah E. Gonzales| Date: Thu, 06 May 2021 02:01:28 +0000

THE number of unemployed Filipinos went down to 3.44 million in March from 4.2 million in February, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said. In a briefing on Thursday, National Statistician Claire Dennis Mapa said that based on the latest Labor Force Survey (LFS), the number of out-of-work individuals translates to an unemployment rate of 7.1 […]

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Robredo registers for Philippine ID system

Credit to Author: Currie Cator| Date: Wed, 05 May 2021 05:10:51 +0000

VICE President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo has registered herself for the national identification system, said the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). According to the PSA, Robredo completed Step 2 of the registration for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) in Magarao, Camarines Sur on Monday. The municipality is among the 32 priority provinces for the PhilSys. The PSA said […]

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NCR, 2 other regions post huge economic decline in 2020

Credit to Author: Eireene Jairee Gomez| Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 05:15:49 +0000

THE National Capital Region (NCR) posted a 10.1 percent decline in its economy in 2020 but the largest drop in the same year was recorded in Central Luzon at 13.9 percent and Calabarzon at 10.5 percent, the government reported on Thursday. In a press briefing on Thursday, PSA officials said NCR’s gross domestic product dropped by […]

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Trade gap down in February

Credit to Author: Anna Leah E. Gonzales| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 03:00:20 +0000

THE country’s trade deficit fell in February, data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed. In a report on Thursday, the PSA said export sales during the month amounted to $5.31 billion, down by 2.2 percent from the $5.5 billion in January this year. It was also lower than the $5.4 billion recorded in February […]

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March inflation eases to 4.5%

Credit to Author: Mayvelin U. Caraballo, TMT| Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 02:34:06 +0000

THE Philippines posted its slowest headline inflation rate in two months last March, softening to 4.5 percent, as price growth of food and non-alcoholic beverages decelerated, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported on Tuesday. The figure declined from February’s 4.7 percent, but still faster from a year ago’s 2.5 percent. It was still within the […]

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Unemployed Filipinos up anew in February

Credit to Author: Anna Leah E. Gonzales| Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 02:12:44 +0000

THE number of unemployed Filipinos went up by 234,000 in February this year, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said. In a briefing on Tuesday, National Statistician Claire Dennis Mapa said that based on the results of the latest Labor Force Survey (LFS), a total of 4.2 million are unemployed, higher than the 4.0 million recorded […]

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Marcial shares PSA award to all members of PBA family

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 07:15:21 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO PBA Commissioner Willie Marcial said the Executive of the Year award bestowed to him in the virtual Philippine Sportswriters Association Awards Night is a testament to the efforts of everyone who made last season’s bubble a success. Marcial was given the honor for his integral role in the staging of the two-month […]

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Pacquiao dedicates PSA award to COVID-19 frontliners

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2021 23:21:11 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Sen. Manny Pacquiao, the only eight-division world boxing champion, has dedicated his “Manok ng Bayan Award” to the COVID-19 frontliners who sacrificed their lives and braved the uncertainties amid the pandemic during the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Awards Night held virtually for the first time at the TV5 Media Center Saturday night. […]

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PSA to honor golfer Yuka Saso, other 2020 heroes, personalities

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2021 07:30:24 +0000

Athletes and sports personalities who inspired and gave Philippine sports something to cheer about in mankind’s darkest hour will be recognized accordingly in the San Miguel Corporation-Philippine Sportswriters Association (SMC-PSA) Awards Night on Saturday at the TV5 Media Center. A total of 32 awardees made up the short honor roll for 2020, comprised of sportsmen, […]

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PSA: PBA’s Marcial named Executive of the Year

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2021 09:24:56 +0000

For successfully leading the PBA to restart its 45th season under a most unconventional way, Commissioner Willie Marcial is going to be honored in the San Miguel Corporation-Philippine Sportswriters Association (SMC-PSA) Awards Night on Saturday. The 10th commissioner of Asia’s pioneering pro league has been named Executive of the Year by the country’s sportswriting fraternity […]

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