Central Visayas accounts 58% of PH’s traded domestic goods

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Central Visayas leads in the country’s domestic trade for the first quarter of 2021, state statisticians announced. Data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed that Central Visayas is the country’s region with…

Barangays told: Coordinate with PSA to avoid crowding in registration sites

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangays in Cebu City are told to coordinate with the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) when conducting registration for the National Identification Card (ID). This was the reminder of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC)…

PSA website crashes due to surge in nat’l ID applicants

Ben O. de Vera 05/01/2021

A surge in applicants overwhelmed the dedicated portal during the first day of online registration for the national ID. “We apologize for any inconvenience caused by the downtime of the pilot launch of the PhilSys (Philippine Identification…

PSA: At least 1K individuals in Mandaue registered to National ID System

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/21/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — More than 1,000 individuals in Mandaue City have already registered to the National ID System of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) since Thursday, March 18, 2021. Jeson Abejuela, Registration Officer 2 of the…

4.5 million Filipinos jobless in 2020; highest in 15 years

Ben O. de Vera 03/09/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Some 4.5 million Filipinos were jobless last year for an average unemployment rate of 10.3 percent, the highest in 15 years, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said on Monday. In 2020, the Philippines imposed…

Inflation quickens to 3.3 percent in November

Cathrine Gonzales - Reporter / @cgonzalesINQ 12/04/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The country’s headline inflation jumped to 3.3 percent in November, higher than the previous 2.5 percent in October, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said Friday. The PSA said in its report that this is…

PSA: No foreign investments in CV for Q2 2020

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/13/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Investments in Central Visayas massively dropped when the coronavirus pandemic peaked during the second quarter this year. Figures posted by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed that the total investments both from foreign…

Chan: 400 individuals in Lapu hired by PSA

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard ‘Ahong’ Chan on Friday, August 14, reported that several individuals from their city were recently hired by a government agency. Chan, in a post on his official Facebook page,…

Investments in CV in Q1 drop by 63.5%

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Investment pledges in Central Visayas dipped when the world practically stopped during the first quarter of 2020 due to threats of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), in a…

RP merchandise trade dropped to its lowest level in March

Irene R. Sino Cruz 05/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The country’s merchandise trade registered a decline in March due to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic and the resulting restrictions in production supply chains and global trade flow. This was revealed by the National Economic…

Cebu brought P8.2B from approved construction projects – PSA

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu brought in at least P8.2 billion into Central Visayas from approved construction projects for the fourth quarter of 2019. The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) data showed that the country posted P111.6 billion…

CV yields negative trade balance value for 4Q 2019

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Domestic trade balance for Central Visayas has dipped further into the negative territory for the fourth quarter in 2019, recent data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) have howed. The PSA on February…

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