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Fuel prices up for eight straight weeks

Fuel prices will increase for eight consecutive weeks as oil firms will impose below PHP1-per liter hike starting Tuesday morning. In separate statements, local oil...

DTI approves SRP hike of 73 basic, prime goods

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) released Thursday the updated suggested retail prices (SRPs) of basic necessities and prime commodities, approving SRP increments...

Gov’t mulls ‘no vax, no labas’ policy nationwide

Officials have recommended to President Rodrigo Duterte not to allow unvaccinated individuals to leave their residences, except for essential activities, under the “no vax,...

DTI pushes to make COVID-19 self-test kits available in drugstores

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is pushing for the availability of COVID-19 self-test kits in drugstores to provide an additional layer of...

Big-time oil price hike greets consumers in first week of 2022

In the first week of 2022, consumers are faced with higher fuel prices starting Tuesday. In separate advisories, Caltex, Cleanfuel, Petro Gazz, PTT Philippines, Seaoil,...

RT-PCR test exemption for fully vaxxed domestic visitors pushed in some...

The business sector is urging several provinces, including Palawan, to relax restrictions on domestic visitors who are fully vaccinated so they may visit key...

Oil price hike: Gas by P1.45 per liter, diesel by P2.05

Petroleum companies will impose significant price increases on Tuesday as the worldwide price per barrel rises. Caltex, Cleanfuel, Petro Gazz, PTT Philippines, Seaoil, and Shell...

Lazada, Shopee get most online complaints: DTI

During the virtual meeting of the Committee on Trade and Industry of the House of Representative, DTI Undersecretary for Consumer Protection Group Ruth Castelo reported that 6,907 of the total 14,869 online purchase-related complaints from January to October this year were against shopping apps Lazada and Shopee.

Palawan mines among nickel companies that have planted 6.59M trees

In a virtual press conference, PNIA president Dante Bravo said there was an increase of 13.9 percent in the number of trees planted by the industry group since 2019.

Prices of gasoline down; diesel, kerosene up anew

Starting Tuesday morning, Chevron, Cleanfuel, Flying V, Petro Gazz, PTT Philippines, Seaoil, and Shell will cut gasoline prices by PHP0.25 per liter, and will raise diesel prices by PHP0.20 per liter.

DOE clears bidders for oil exploration in WPS

During the opening of bids Monday, DOE said the bidders for the four nominated areas under the PCECP have passed the agency’s requirements.

Oil price rollback set on July

Despite global oil prices hitting its four-month high last Thursday due to restricted supply and improving demand, the fear of second wave infection of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the United States becomes a risk in oil demand.