Motorists get reprieve as fuel prices drop

Jordeene Lagare 07/05/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Oil companies on Tuesday slashed the prices of diesel by P3 per liter and kerosene, mainly used for cooking and lighting, by P3.40 per liter. Prices of gasoline, however, remained unchanged. Industry players implemented…

Food crisis, high costs to test Bongbong Marcos as agri chief

Jordeene Lagare, The Inquirer Bureaus 06/22/2022

With just days before he sits as agriculture secretary, President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr. will have to contend with numerous challenges that threaten the country’s food supply and stymied the growth of the farm sector for decades. Outgoing…

Pump prices of fuel may reach P100 per liter

Jordeene Lagare 06/14/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Local fuel prices may inch closer to reaching the P100 per liter mark as oil companies implement another round of hefty increments in the prices of petroleum products this week. Oil companies on Tuesday…

P6 per kilogram increase in rice prices feared

Jordeene Lagare 06/08/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Filipinos may find it even more difficult to make ends meet as rice prices may increase by as much as P6 per kilogram by the end of this year due mainly to the rising…

DA issues rules for rabbit importation

Jordeene Lagare 06/05/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) has issued guidelines on the importation of rabbits as an alternative to pork, which many local farmers have stopped producing. The DA said an importer must apply for an import clearance…

Hefty fuel price hike set next week

Jordeene Lagare 04/24/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Oil companies are poised to jack up fuel prices again next week. Based on industry estimates, the upward adjustment is significantly higher than what the oil firms implemented on Tuesday. An industry source told…

Pork prices remain high despite imports

Jordeene Lagare 02/01/2022

The volume of pork imports that entered the Philippines increased last week but failed to bring down retail prices as promised as consumers continue to pay more for pork products. Data from the National Meat Inspection Service…

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