Price of Sinovac’s vaccine should not remain confidential, Drilon tells Galvez

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 01/18/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The price of China’s Sinovac vaccine to be sold to the Philippine government should no longer remain confidential, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said Monday, citing the public’s right to information. “You have the…

Minimize bike, laptop price increase DTI asks retailers

Krissy Aguilar 06/02/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on Tuesday asked bicycle and computer / gadget retailers and sellers to only impose “reasonable” increases in its prices. DTI Undersecretary Ruth Castelo issued the appeal and…

Price check on fish

Rosalie Abatayo 03/24/2020

Mandaue City, Cebu—The prices of fish here remain stable as of Tuesday, March 24, 2020. CDN Digital dropped by the satellite public market in Barangay Basak in Mandaue City this morning to check on the prices of…

DTI adjusts price of N-88 surgical mask 

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/19/2020

CEBU CITY—The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has adjusted the price of N-88 surgical face masks to reflect the situation in the international market. “Due to the ongoing global concern on the rapid spread of COVID-19…

Sweet corn at the Cebu City Farmer’s Market

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/19/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—Mais mo dinha!  Are you craving for some sweet corn? If you are, try visiting the Cebu City Farmer’s Market located at Plaza Sugbo near the Cebu City Hall.  The Farmer’s Market is open until…

DA to act against those who overprice farm, fishery products

Irene R. Sino Cruz 02/07/2020

CEBU CITY—Happy days will soon be over for those who sell farm and fishery products at unreasonably high prices. This after the Department of Agriculture has assured that they will take action against those people. In a…

Baby corn: Small but packed with nutrients

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/05/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—Have you ever tried eating baby corn? These immature and unripe corns are those you can find in dishes such as chopsuey and other Chinese stir fry dishes.  Don’t let its tiny look deceive you, though.…

The cardaba banana: A local favorite  

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/06/2019

The Cardaba banana is one of the most important variants of bananas in the country. It is often used in many dishes like stews, the famous binignit, and can even be fried with lumpia wraps. One of…

Release of iPhone 11 stirs up the Internet

Immae Lachica 09/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Apple has just launched their all-new iPhone 11 models and people all over the world are going nuts about the prices and the new camera design. Apple’s iPhone 11 has an entry price of…

June 11 fuel price rollback: Gasoline cut by P2.40, diesel by P2.70

Futch Anthony Inso 06/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Good news for motorists. Oil companies have announced that they will be implementing a rollback on prices of petroleum products tomorrow, June 11. This is already the 3rd consecutive week where prices of…

Need flowers for your date on Valentine’s Day? Check out the prices from Cebu’s Freedom Park 

Immae Lachica 02/13/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – Pering Abasa is one of the many flower vendors at the Freedom Park along Magallanes Street in Cebu City. For the past 25 years, she, along with many other flower vendors in the…

Gasoline now 45 centavos/liter cheaper than pre-TRAIN price

Inquirer.net 12/04/2018

With petroleum pump prices falling for the eighth week in a row, gasoline is now cheaper by 45 centavos a liter compared to the last week of 2017, or before the first-tranche increase in excise implemented under…

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