Posts about Infographic
  • 19 Sep 2013 On the Syrian Ghouta Chemical Attacks : UN Facts and Figures

    The United Nations has recently concluded an investigation into the Syrian chemical attack last August 21, 2012 and concluded that chemicals, particularly the nerve agent Sarin, were indeed used against civilians, including children.

  • 2 Oct 2013 On Tax Evasion : They go to crooked politicians, anyway

    The Tax Justice Institute estimated the amount of taxes lost due to tax avoidance for several countries, including the Philippines, using World Bank data on shadow economies (the unregulated, but not illegal part of the market).

  • 4 Oct 2013 On the UAAP Season 76 : DLSU vs UST Finals Game 1

    What a heartbreaking loss! After recovering from a 17-point deficit, the DLSU Green Archers struggled to make the winning basket in their finals matchup against the UST Growling Tigers. To come to terms with it, I've tried to analyze the outcome of the game the way I know best: through data. Let's take a look at the numbers on the hard court.

  • 23 Nov 2013 On Yolanda/Haiyan Foreign Aid : Who is giving what, and to whom?

    SHOW ME THE MONEY - Foreign aid for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) has reached staggering levels, with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs pegging the value at P19.53 billion. Data on these massive aid flows can be visualized to show the donors, and through which channels the donations were made.

  • 5 Dec 2013 On iPhone Exchange Rate and Tax Arbitrage : In which country can you buy the least expensive iPhone?

    ARBITRAGEURS REJOICE - Due to exchange rate and tax differences, the effective cost of your favorite gadget can vary from country to country, so if you're looking to buy yourself or a loved one an iPhone or other similar item during your Christmas vacation, here the most attractive 'iPhone tourism' sites. Read on to find out more.

  • 10 Feb 2014 On the Philippine IT-BPO Industry : "Bayaning Puyat" or Dead-end Job?

    The call center industry, or more widely called IT-BPO, has received its fair share of praise for contributing to economic and job growth, but a job in this industry still carries the stigma of low pay and low skill. We can take a look at the IT-BPO industry using data from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas to shed some light on the graveyard shift.

  • 19 Mar 2014 On Using Data to Choose your Next Vacation Destination

    Are you looking for somewhere to lose yourself, experience new things, or just sit back and relax? We can take data on flights from the Philippines and construct a circular dendogram that allows you to view all your potential destinations and the airlines that service the route at a single glance.

  • 29 Apr 2014 On Delays and Dropouts : A Data Primer on Education

    Using new data from the Department of Education, we can take a look at the current state of Philippine education. Is everyone being educated, is it inclusive, and teachers being paid enough? Find out in this article.

  • 19 Oct 2014 On Coffee Coverage : Starbucks store density in Metro Manila

    Some people just can't start the day without having a cup of coffee. By taking a look at the city-specific distribution of Starbucks stores around Metro Manila, we can see where the coffee guzzlers are located.