Bong Go slams violence in basketball: ‘Dapat bugbugin din ‘yung John Amores’

Daniza Fernandez - Reporter / @DFernandezINQ 11/11/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Student athlete John Amores should also be beaten up after he threw punches against other basketball players, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go said. During the Senate plenary session which ran until early Friday, Senate Majority…

PH may expect 5 more tropical cyclones before year ends — Pagasa

Daniza Fernandez - Reporter / @DFernandezINQ 10/31/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The country may expect at least five more tropical cyclones until the end of the year, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said on Monday. In a Laging Handa public briefing,…

DTI asks noche buena products manufacturers to cap price hike to 10%

Daniza Fernandez - Reporter / @DFernandezINQ 09/23/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Trade and Industry asked local manufacturers on Friday to limit the increase in the prices of noche buena items to 10 percent. DTI Undersecretary Ruth Castelo made the appeal noting that the prices…

Hontiveros urges Marcos to appoint DA chief to avert sugar crisis

Daniza Fernandez - Reporter / @DFernandezINQ 08/18/2022

MANILA, Philippines —  Senator Risa Hontiveros is urging President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. to appoint an agriculture secretary to prevent a looming sugar supply crisis. Marcos Jr. concurrently serves as the DA secretary. “This fiasco with the…

Gas, diesel prices to go down by more than P2/liter

Daniza Fernandez - Reporter / @DFernandezINQ 08/08/2022

MANILA, Philippines — There will be a rollback in the prices of petroleum  products this week, oil firms announced on Monday. In separate advisories, Shell, Cleanfuel, Petro Gazz, SeaOil and Caltex said gasoline prices would be slashed…

Padilla says proposed divorce bill to protect families: ‘Wala tayong sinisirang pamilya’

Daniza Fernandez - Reporter / @DFernandezINQ 07/10/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Robin Padilla said his proposed divorce bill aims to protect families from failed marriages. Legalizing divorce is among the top 10 priority bills that the neophyte senator filed for the 19th Congress. READ: Divorce,…

FDA probes popular Filipino noodle brand for ‘high level of ethylene oxide’

Daniza Fernandez - Reporter / @DFernandezINQ 07/07/2022

  MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating a Filipino noodle brand that is said to contain a “high level of ethylene oxide.” The governments of Ireland, France, and Malta have issued safety…

Another big-time oil price hike set from June 14

Daniza Fernandez - Reporter / @DFernandezINQ 06/13/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Another round of big-time increases in fuel prices will take place starting Tuesday, oil companies announced. Shell, Cleanfuel, SeaOil, and Caltex will jack up the prices of their gasoline by P2.15 per liter and…

P20 per kilo of rice may be seen by early 2023 — DAR

Daniza Fernandez - Reporter / @DFernandezINQ 06/06/2022

MANILA, Philippines — A kilo of rice worth P20 may be available by early 2023, should president-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. heed the proposal of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR). Marcos earlier vowed to bring down…

Oil firms announce price rollback this week

Daniza Fernandez - Reporter / @DFernandezINQ 04/04/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Expect oil price rollback this week, starting April 5, petroleum firms announced Monday. Shell, Cleanfuel, Petro Gazz, SeaOil, Caltex, and Metro Oil said that their diesel price will be trimmed by P1.85 per liter…

Presidential bets bare plans for new COVID-19 surge in PH

Daniza Fernandez - Reporter / @DFernandezINQ 03/19/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Presidential bets bared their respective plans for a possible new COVID-19 surge in the country during the 2022 PiliPinas Debates of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Saturday. During the debate, Vice President Leni…

Presidential bets look at agri, businesses to boost economic recovery

Daniza Fernandez - Reporter / @DFernandezINQ 03/19/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Agriculture and businesses — these are among the sectors that presidential candidates would prioritize in expediting the country’s economic recovery. During the PiliPinas Debates 2022: The Turning Point on Saturday, organized by the Commission on Elections…

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