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Prevention key to dealing with spike in suicide rate

LOS ANGELES, USA – The recent deaths of fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain have cast a spotlight on a jarring spike in suicides worldwide and on the importance of confronting the issue. More than 800,000 commit suicide annually around the world and suicide is listed as ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerJun 14th, 2018

Chile s new sexual freedom leads to spike in AIDS cases

  SANTIAGO, Chile – The winds of change are blowing through Chile where a youthful sexual revolution is shattering taboos – but also sparking an explosion of HIV cases that has set off alarm bells in the traditionally conservative Latin American country. Chile has the highest rate of HIV cases in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 31st, 2018

Phelps: Mental health is new passion

After revealing the depths of his depression — and even thoughts of suicide after his second drunken-driving arrest — Phelps is hoping to make a difference for those who are dealing with similar issues......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2018

Inflation unfairly blamed on TRAIN – Sec. Dominguez

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 22 May) – Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez said the inflation rate was unfairly blamed on the implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law and maintained that the spike can be partly attributed to the rapid expansion of the economy. “By our estimates, fully two-thirds of last […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2018

Yields on gov’t debt climb amid sell-off in US bonds

YIELDS rose across the board following a sell-off in US Treasuries (USTs), even as the market is expecting another rate hike from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). Bond yields, which move opposite to prices, rose by an average of 14.97 basis points (bps) week on week, data from the Philippine Dealing & Exchange Corp. […] The post Yields on gov’t debt climb amid sell-off in US bonds appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

IMF cautions gov t on inflation spike

The International Monetary Fund has further raised its inflation forecasts for the Philippines in the next two years and has cautioned monetary authorities to carefully watch the recent faster rate.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 10th, 2018

IMF cautions gov’t on inflation spike

The International Monetary Fund has further raised its inflation forecasts for the Philippines in the next two years and has cautioned monetary authorities to carefully watch the recent faster rate of increase in prices of basic goods. In its Regional Economic Outlook for Asia-Pacific report titled "Good Times, Uncertain Times: A Time to Prepare" released on Wednesday, the IMF projected headline inflation of 4.2 percent in 2018 and 3.8 percent in 2019 for the Philippines. In its October 2017 World Economic Outlook report, the IMF forecast only a 3-percent inflation rate for both 2018 and 2019 even as the upward adjustment also reflected the change in the consumer price index's base...Keep on reading: IMF cautions gov’t on inflation spike.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 9th, 2018

Gatchalian: How come the economic managers failed to forecast spike in inflation rate? - GMA News

Gatchalian: How come the economic managers failed to forecast spike in inflation rate? - GMA News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMay 9th, 2018

BSP economists: Inflation uptrend to persist

Central bank economists expect the prices of goods and services to have risen further in April due to a spike in the cost of crude oil in the international market. In a statement, the Department of Economic Research of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said it projected the 2012-based April 2018 inflation to settle within the 3.9-4.7 percent range---higher than the 3.8-4.6 percent the group predicted for the month of March. "This represents a slight upward revision," the group said, adding that "geopolitical tensions in the Middle East caused a sharp increase in international oil prices spilling over to higher domestic petroleum prices for the month." The inflation rate for ...Keep on reading: BSP economists: Inflation uptrend to persist.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2018

BSP economists see continued inflation uptrend

      Central bank economists expect the prices of goods and services to have risen even further for the month of April, due to a spike in the cost of crude oil in the international market that may have aggravated the country's three-year high inflation rate.   In a statement, the Department of Economic Research of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said it projects the 2012-based April 2018 inflation to settle within the 3.9-4.7 percent range --- higher than the 3.8-4.6 percent the group predicted for the month of March.   "This represents a slight upward revision," the group said, adding that "geopolitical tensions in the Middle East cause...Keep on reading: BSP economists see continued inflation uptrend.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 30th, 2018

Government debt yields end flat as market searches for new leads

YIELDS ON government securities (GS) moved sideways last week as investors remain on the lookout for fresh leads amid lack of clear direction for a rate hike next month. GS yields rose by an average of 1.67 basis points (bps) week on week, data from the Philippine Dealing and Exchange Corp. as of April 20 […] The post Government debt yields end flat as market searches for new leads appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2018

With hiker’s death, a call for awareness about depression and impact

A now-viral post on Facebook deals with the difficult topic of depression, suicide and loss as well as the need for awareness and prevention......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

Weak peso, inflation spike may prompt BSP rate hike

The weak peso and higher inflation may prompt the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas to finally raise interest rates next month......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

DOF: TRAIN impact led to inflation spike in Feb

MANILA, Philippines — The higher-than-expected inflation rate in February may be attributed partly to the implementation of the newly implemented tax reform.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 8th, 2018

Inflation still within bounds despite recent spike — DoF

INFLATION has so far settled close to the price impact expected by the Department of Finance (DoF) for tax reform, noting the pace of overall price increases remains manageable and should not raise concerns for now. “A moderate increase in the inflation rate is expected and not alarming in a fast-growing economy,” the DoF said […] The post Inflation still within bounds despite recent spike — DoF appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 8th, 2018

Boracay closure to spike unemployment rate – DOLE

THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-6) does not discount the possibility that the proposed closure of Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan will have a domino effect on the unemployment rate in Western Visayas. DOLE-6 information officer Amy Judicpa said there are a lot of workers in the region’s most famous tourist destination. “If we […] The post Boracay closure to spike unemployment rate – DOLE appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 7th, 2018

Inflation spike dampens stocks

MANILA, Philippines — Concerns over the rising consumer prices following the higher than expected inflation rate for February dampened trading at the stock m.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 6th, 2018

Supreme Court flag ceremony, High inflation rate expected, EU fund for PH drug rehab program | Midday wRap

Today on Rappler: Supreme Court employees, officials, and associate justices wear red as a show of protest during their first flag ceremony since Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno went on indefinite leave.  Some of the country's poorest households are expected to continue suffering from a high inflation rate in the next two months due to the recent spike in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 5th, 2018

Report: Price spike to spur Q1 rate hike

INFLATION will likely speed further to 4.5% in the next two months on the back of higher crude prices and new taxes on some basic goods, according to a monthly report that said this expectation could trigger a rate hike from the central bank by March. Analysts at First Metro Investment Corp. (FMIC) and the […] The post Report: Price spike to spur Q1 rate hike appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2018

Jan. inflation spike not due to TRAIN

Businesses’ compliance with higher taxes on cigarettes and not the impact of tax reform is the main factor for the big jump of Philippines’ inflation rate in January 2018 to 4 percent from 3.3 percent in December 2017. This was the assessment of Finance Undersecretary Karl Chua, who cited the….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2018

Inflation to stabilize after January spike

Consumer price growth is expected to stabilize following a spike in January, the Finance department claimed on Monday, once markets adjust and the government intensifies an anti-profiteering campaign. In a statement, the department said that January’s 4-percent inflation rate — the highest in three years — was partly the result of improved “sin” tax payments. [...] The post Inflation to stabilize after January spike appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2018