Libreng Sakay not meant to reduce PUV drivers’ income — Lapu dad

Futch Anthony Inso 07/13/2022

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Libreng Sakay program that was initiated by Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan does not intend to compete with the livelihood of PUV drivers in Lapu-Lapu City. This clarification was issued by City…

19th Congress urged to suspend fuel taxes, junk oil deregulation law

Xander Dave Ceballos 06/28/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The suspension of excise and value-added tax (VAT) on fuel and the junking of the oil deregulation law should be the priority of the 19th Congress, a group of public transport drivers and operators…

Airfares next to go sky high

Tyrone Jasper Piad 06/25/2022

Travelers will be paying higher airfares starting July 1 as surging fuel prices continue to raise the operating costs of many industries, from manufacturing to transportation. The Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) on Wednesday issued a resolution raising…

2% of PUV drivers no longer plying streets due to rising prices of fuel — PISTON Cebu

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 2 percent of public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers in Cebu are no longer plying the streets due to the rising prices of fuel and economic struggles. This was revealed by Pinagkaisang…

Oil companies poised to raise fuel prices anew

Jordeene B. Lagare 06/18/2022

Oil companies are expected to implement another fuel price increase next week but not as hefty as in the past weeks. An industry source said companies may jack up the price of diesel by P2 to P2.30…

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…

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…

Rollback in local fuel prices seen this week

Karl Ocampo 04/03/2022

MANILA, Philippines — A minimal rollback in local pump prices is expected this week after US President Joe Biden announced the release of oil from the country’s strategic petroleum reserve. Local oil firm Unioil projected on Saturday…

Progressive groups stage peaceful rally vs rising fuel prices

Mary Rose Sagarino 03/18/2022

  MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- Several progressive groups in Cebu led by BAYAN Central Visayas staged a rally in front of the Petron Oil Depot on Friday, March 18, 2022, to protest the series of oil price hikes.…

Big fuel price rollback next week, if trend holds

Karl Ocampo 03/18/2022

MANILA, Philippines — A big rollback in local pump prices is projected to provide temporary relief to Filipino consumers next week —if the downward movement in oil prices is sustained until today. Fernando Martinez, chair of the…

Duterte orders gov’t agencies to address, check oil price hikes

Neil Arwin Mercado 03/11/2022

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered concerned government agencies to look into and address the fuel price increases amid the conflict between Ukraine and Russia, Senator Bong Go said. Go said Duterte instructed the National…

Government cool to fare hike as fuel prices shoot up

Ben O. de Vera, Karl R. Ocampo, Nestor Corrales 03/08/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Despite the continued increase in fuel prices, the government is not inclined to grant the petition of public utility drivers for a P1 hike in transport fares. Undersecretary Rose Edillon of the National Economic and…

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