PH agri sector needs better cold chain system—Marcos Jr.

PH agri sector needs better cold chain system—Marcos Jr.

President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Tuesday raised the need for a better cold chain system in the country to bring down the prices of agricultural products.In a Palace meeting, Marcos Jr., who is also the country’s agriculture chief, said...
SSS benefit disbursements up 13.2% to P236.3B in Jan-Nov 2022

SSS benefit disbursements up 13.2% to P236.3B in Jan-Nov 2022

The Social Security System (SSS) disbursed a total of P236.3 billion in benefits from January to November 2022, a growth of 13.2% from last year.SSS President and CEO Michael Regino said the rise in disbursements was driven by increases in number of benefit claims,...
PH’s Oct. 2022 unemployment rate drops to 4.5%

PH’s Oct. 2022 unemployment rate drops to 4.5%

The country’s unemployment rate in October 2022 fell to pre-pandemic levels at 4.5 percent, the Philippine Statistics Authority said on Wednesday.According to the PSA, the unemployment rate in October was the lowest rate recorded since October 2019.The October jobless...