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E-book aims to guide journalists in data reporting
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E-book aims to guide journalists in data reporting

MANILA – With the rising misinformation and disinformation on social media and other platforms, a journalist’s guide to reporting numbers is being made available to help media workers in data gathering. The e-book, “Making it Count: A Journalist’s Guide to Numbers“, was written by experienced journalists to help budding reporters, as well as students, to wrestle...

FILIPINOS INVITED TO BUILD CANADA’S NAVAL FLEET
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FILIPINOS INVITED TO BUILD CANADA’S NAVAL FLEET

A delegation from the Philippine Embassy in Ottawa and the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Toronto, led by Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. Francisco Noel R. Fernandez III visited the facilities of Irving Shipbuilding in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on 19 September 2022. Human Resources Vice President Jim Rennie received the delegation. Consul ad honorem Ms. Consuelo...

MPs unanimously vote to temporarily double GST rebate for lower-income Canadians
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MPs unanimously vote to temporarily double GST rebate for lower-income Canadians

MPs unanimously passed legislation today to temporarily double GST rebates to help low- and modest-income Canadians, and the bill will now be sent to the Senate. The federal government has been facing political pressure for months to deliver relief to Canadians who are dealing with rising inflation. Once the bill becomes law, people who are...

Thanksgiving and inflation
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Thanksgiving and inflation

 Thanksgiving dinner will come with a heftier price tag this year thanks to double-digit food inflation pushing up the cost of turkey, potatoes, wine, bread, and other holiday staples. An analysis of Statistics Canada data shows the cost of a classic roast turkey dinner with all the fixings will run a family of four $203.95,...

Homes still unaffordable for average households despite fall in prices: reports
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Homes still unaffordable for average households despite fall in prices: reports

Buying a home has become more unaffordable for Canadians even as housing prices fall, according to new reports from the parliamentary budget officer and RBC. The PBO’s house price assessment, published on Thursday, says the average house cost is 67 percent higher than what the average household can afford — and RBC’s own report says...

PBBM to US investors: ‘Best time to do business in PH is now’
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PBBM to US investors: ‘Best time to do business in PH is now’

The Philippines is a smart investment choice, and now is the best time to do business with the country, President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. said Thursday. In a speech at the Philippine Economic Briefing in New York City, the President invited strategic investors in the United States to invest in the Philippines, citing the country’s...