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× Lunch of boiled mung beans, dried fish for family of 5 on P7, 528 food budget- gov’t exec

MANILA, Philippines --- A "no fancy" lunch of boiled monggo (mung beans) with malunggay (moringa), dried dilis (anchovies), banana and boiled rice is one of the sample meals a family of five can have in a day with a P7, 528 average monthly budget for food, a government official said Wednesday.


In an economic briefing in Malacaang, Philippine Statistics Authority Assistant Secretary Rosalinda…