LOOK: Newlywed goes viral with their onion giveaways

Micah Sophia C. Marcellones 01/25/2023

  CEBU, Philippines — Netizens could not help but gush over a newlywed’s unique and practical wedding giveaways. Couples Jayson and Lorellei amazed their family and guests as they spiced up their wedding with onion giveaways. “Family…

The problem with eggs

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 01/24/2023

Eggs are the latest farm commodity to see significant price hikes, at a time when onions continue to be priced at scandalous levels that even exceed meat prices. Sugar prices remain at abnormally high levels, even as…

Crying over onions

Anna Cristina Tuazon - @inquirerdotnet 01/19/2023

When does an economic issue turn into a mental health issue? The world of mental health is quite expansive. It interacts with practically every facet of our lives. The moment something affects the way we think and…

Onions sold at P700 in markets bought for P8-P15 a kilo from farmers, says agriculturist

Daniza Fernandez - Reporter / @DFernandezINQ 01/16/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Onions sold for P700 per kilo in markets were bought from farmers for only P8 to P15, an agriculturist claimed on Monday. San Jose, Occidental Mindoro municipal agriculturist Romel Calingasan expressed dismay over the…

‘Unacceptable’: Senators fume over seizure of PAL crew’s onion ‘pasalubong’

Daniza Fernandez - @inquirerdotnet 01/16/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Senators on Monday said they are distraught that Philippine Airlines (PAL) crew members are now in hot water for bringing onions to the Philippines as “pasalubong” (souvenir). Senators JV Ejercito and Raffy Tulfo pointed…

Next food concern: DA sets price watch on eggs

Jordeene B. Lagare 01/12/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Another important food commodity is adding to price woes that the Marcos administration must now grapple with: eggs, which are a key source of protein for many Filipinos. Based on the price monitoring report…

Pungko-pungko customers miss the kick and taste of onions

Mary Rose S. Sagarino 01/04/2023

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines- Pungko-pungko vendors in Zamora Street in Barangay Centro, Mandaue City are now using cucumbers instead of onions to mix with their sauce. Stall vendors said that they have been using cucumbers for a month…

Pricey onions and neglected farms

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 12/13/2022

Former senator Kiko Pangilinan hit the news recently when he tweeted on prices he witnessed in Thailand in late September. “Last week sa Bangkok, 50 baht o 85 pesos 1 kilo ng bawang (garlic). 35 baht o…

Prices of tomatoes and onions at Carbon Public Market

Gerard Vincent Francisco 02/27/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—Add some flavor in your meals with a touch of some onions or tomatoes. You can buy these two at reasonable prices at the Carbon Public Market. A quarter of a kilo of tomatoes costs…

#PresyoMerkado: Health benefits of onions and garlic

Raul Constantine L. Tabanao 11/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Planning of cooking something special for the family today? Go now and visit the nearest market or grocery store for your shopping needs. And don’t forget to include onions and garlic to your…

Cebu Customs uncovers undeclared goods in abandoned shipment

Irene R. Sino Cruz 10/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Bureau of Customs Port of Cebu uncovered undeclared goods in four abandoned container vans. In a report posted on its Facebook page on Monday, October 21, Cebu Customs disclosed that the shipment,…

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