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The National Capital Region family living wage (FLW) as of July 2023 is Php1,164 per day or Php25,327 per month. Despite the recent wage hike effective mid-July, the NCR nominal wage of Php610 is 47.7% short of the regional FLW. Source link
The NCR minimum wage still falls short of the regional family living wage (FLW) despite the recent wage hike. Across the regions, minimum wages are likewise insufficient compared to the regional FLW. The biggest FLW-nominal wage gap is in BARMM
The inflation rate being lower in July 2023 means prices went up slower for some commodities. From July 2022-2023 the price of rice, several vegetables and fishes became costlier, still hurting the pockets of poor, lower-income and middle class families.
The July inflation rate of 4.7% shows slower price increases but the cost of basic goods such as rice, vegetables, fish and oil continues to rise and burden millions of poor consumers, research group IBON said. This will continue with
“Welcome to Paradise!” This was the phrase I could think of to encapsulate the jam-packed experience, emotions, and viewpoints that came along when my colleagues and I held an overnight visit with the Paradise III community in San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan
The Marcos Jr government projected its first year as being full of sunshine. But this has failed to conceal the administration’s inaction and incapability to genuinely serve and keep its promises to the Filipino people. Source link
Geneva, Switzerland — Philippine human rights defenders personally brought concerns gravely affecting the Filipino people to the attention of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) and its Special Procedures mandate holders. The organizations Center for Environmental Concerns, Coalition for
The country’s agriculture and food situation has been dire in the last couple of decades. This is more of the deleterious impact of neoliberalism than of bad weather that previous administrations had consistently blamed. So when the Marcos Jr administration, which did
It’s almost one year since President Marcos Jr has taken office, and his administration has profusely hyped its achievements that have supposedly helped the Filipino people amid the economic crisis. Claims of aiding Filipinos and alleviating their suffering are what the President’s
Filipino workers and their families are barely surviving on the minimum wage because this is even less than the rather low-standard official poverty threshold for a family of five. In other words, Philippine minimum wages are family poverty wages. Click
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