Prices kept low by gov’t fiat don’t work

Solita Callas-Monsod - @inquirerdotnet 02/13/2021

The front-page picture of empty meat market stalls in this newspaper’s Tuesday issue recalled to mind the same scene I witnessed in a market somewhere in China 50 years ago. A group of Filipinos headed by Charito…

Poe to DA: Include galunggong in price freeze, punish profiteering

Inquirer.net 01/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Grace Poe on Monday urged the Department of Agriculture (DA) to include galunggong (round scad) in its price freeze, as well as to identify and punish those manipulating prices. Poe issued the call…

DA division issues price ceiling for basic agriculture products in Central Visayas

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Division (AMAD) of the Department of Agriculture in Central Visayas has come up with an advisory on the price ceiling for different basic agricultural commodities. The DA-AMAD advisory, posted on…

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