Major Sources of Inflation in the Philippines

The following are the major sources of inflation in the Philippines: Food – 6.8% Non-Alcoholic Beverage – 11.1% Alcoholic Beverage and Tobacco – 21.5% Clothing and Footwear – 2.4% Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas and Other Fuels – 5.6% Furnishings, Household Equipment, and Maintenance – 3.3% Health – 3.7% Transport – 7.9% Communication – 0.5% Recreation and Culture –… Read More »

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Rules:Bringing of currency into or out of the Philippines

Posted here below is the rules on the bringing of currency (local or foreign) into or out of the Philippines.   Rules on the bringing of local currency into or out of the Philippines:   If you are bringing Philippine Money into or out of the Philippines in the amount of Php50,000, there is no need to get… Read More »

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Jovita Fuentes: National Artist For Music

Today, August 7 is the 40th death anniversary of Jovita Fuentes.   Jovita Fuentes is a national artist for music.   She was born on February 15, 1895, and passed away on August 7, 1978.   Long before Lea Salonga’s break into Broadway, there was already Jovita Fuentes‘ portrayal of Cio-cio san in Giacomo Puccini’s Madame Butterfly at… Read More »

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RA 11055: Philippine ID System Act Is Now A Law

Finally, it’s a law! RA 11055, the Philippine ID System Act has been signed into law by President Duterte, 17 years after I first filed the bill in the 12th Congress. After 5 Congresses and 2 Presidential Administrations, it’s now officially established, Ruffy Biazon said.   Representative Gary Alejano of Magdalo partylist on the other hand said, Kung… Read More »

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