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May jobless rate fell to 7.7% on flexible quarantine rules

The unemployment rate declined to 7.7 percent in May from 8.7 percent in April, as 1.45 million jobs were created following the easing of community quarantine restrictions in the National Capital Region and adjacent provinces, and the faster implementation of the COVID-19 vaccination program, the Philippine Statistics Authority said Thursday......»»

Category: financeSource: thestandard thestandardJul 2nd, 2021

Jobless rate in June steady at 7.7%, but may rise again

The unemployment rate stayed at 7.7 percent in June, but is expected to rise this month with the implementation of the stricter enhanced community quarantine from Aug. 6 to 20 in Metro Manila to prevent the further spread of the more virulent Delta variant of COVID-19......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 4th, 2021

April jobless rate climbed to 8.7% due to new lockdown

Unemployment rate in April climbed to 8.7 percent from 7.1 percent in March after the government re-imposed the enhanced community quarantine and later the modified ECQ in the National Capital Region Plus area starting March 29......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 9th, 2021

Lockdown pulls up jobless rate to 8.7%

The reimposition of strict quarantine measures wiped out the minimal gains in the country’s labor market as more Filipinos lost their jobs again in April......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Looser quarantine rules restoring jobs

The July unemployment rate released by the Philippine Statistics Authority yesterday clearly showed the clear correlation between community lockdown and jobs......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 4th, 2020

Power demand fell 6.2% in August as gov& rsquo;t applied ECQ

The average power demand fell 6.2 percent in August to 12,272 megawatts from 13,082 MW in July following the imposition of the enhanced community quarantine in Metro Manila to stem the increase in COVID-19 infections, the Independent Electricity Market Operator of the Philippines said Friday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

More ECQ violators arrested

Thirty-seven people were apprehended yesterday along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City for violating COVID-19 protocols and traffic rules during the enhanced community quarantine......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

PNP: No arrest of minors violating quarantine rules

The Philippine National Police yesterday assured the public that policemen will not arrest minors who are caught violating COVID-19 quarantine protocols......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 15th, 2021

PNP: No arrest for minors caught violating quarantine rules

Police Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, chief of the Philippine National Police, on Saturday assured that children caught violating quarantine protocols are not subject to arrest. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 14th, 2021

US jobless claims fell slightly last week | The Voice of America

WASHINGTON, DC – The number of jobless claims fell slightly again in the United States last week, but remained in the same range as more.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

PNP eases rules for ayuda claimants

People claiming financial aid for their households will be allowed to leave their homes even if they do not have quarantine passes, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar said on Wednesday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 12th, 2021

The United States has cut unemployment to its lowest level during the pandemic

The US economy is progressing in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic. The unemployment rate fell during July 2021 to 5.4%. It is the lowest.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 9th, 2021

No immediate arrest of ECQ violators – PNP

There will be no immediate arrest of violators of enhanced community quarantine rules in Metro Manila as police are under orders to observe maximum tolerance, Philippine National Police chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 6th, 2021

July inflation rate slipped to seven-month low of 4%

Inflation rate in July 2021 fell to a seven-month low of 4.0 percent from 4.1 percent in June, pulled down by slower annual increases in the transport, alcoholic beverages and tobacco prices, the Philippine Statistics Authority said Thursday......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 5th, 2021

Quezon City imposes rules vs hoarding, panic buying

The Quezon City government will regulate the purchase of essential goods to avoid panic buying and hoarding during the two-week enhanced community quarantine, Mayor Joy Belmonte said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 5th, 2021

Jobless rate steadies in June but new lockdowns may erase gains

The Philippine Statistics Authority reported that jobless rate was steady in June, but looming harsh lockdowns in Metro Manila could throw a spanner in the works......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Swift take on changes on income tax brought by CREATE

The passage of Republic Act (RA) 11534, otherwise known as the Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises Act, has resulted to a myriad of changes in corporate tax rules such as the reduction of regular corporate income tax rate from 30 percent to 25 percent or 20 percent, exemption from income tax of foreign dividends received by a domestic corporation, and the additional deduction on training expenses......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Jobless sa Region 2 kumonti

Bumaba ang unemployment rate ng buong lalawigan ng Region 2 kung ikukumpara noong nakaraang taon, ayon sa Department of Labor and Employment-Region 2 (DOLE-R2). The post Jobless sa Region 2 kumonti first appeared on Abante......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsJul 9th, 2021

Reissued T-bonds fetch lower rate

Bids for a reissued seven-year Treasury bond fell by about 27 percent as the easing of inflationary pressures pushed rates downward by almost 11 basis points......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 6th, 2021

Lockdown rollback tempers unemployment rate in May

The proportion of Filipinos who were either jobless or out of business dropped in May, as a rollback of pandemic restrictions allowed some people to get their jobs back and secure longer working hours......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 1st, 2021

Quarantine relaxed amid risk of variants

Filipinos vaccinated abroad and foreigners who had been deterred from visiting the Philippines by what they said were overly strict quarantine rules can now resume packing their bags, except if they will be coming from restricted countries......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 30th, 2021