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PH bares efforts to address irresponsible mining, protect vulnerable groups, to UN body

25 October 2016 GENEVA — The Philippine government bared its efforts to address mining issues, preserve cultural diversity, and uphold the rights of indigenous peoples, children, women and workers, during a dialogue with the United Nations (UN) Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights last September 2016. According to National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA)

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19 October 2016 MANILA — The National Economic and Development Authority, together with the Department of Finance, Department of Budget and Management, and the Department of Trade and Industry, stood against the Php125.00 across-the-board (ATB) wage increase for workers in the private sector, saying it could worsen inequality across regions. The Php125.00 ATB daily wage

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Manufacturing sustains growth in August 2016

11 October 2016 MANILA – Manufacturing sector output continued to grow in August 2016 due to sustained production of capital goods and growth in volume of export-oriented products, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). “Manufacturing output sustaining positive growth despite the weak global economy is driven by the increase in new orders

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