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High prices pull down Duterte approval, trust ratings

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Gut issues are pulling down the approval and trust ratings of President Rodrigo Duterte. His approval and trust ratings saw double-digit declines early this month, plunging to their lowest levels, as soaring prices of basic ...

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Fuel prices go up for 7th straight week

As fuel prices go up for the seventh straight week, transport groups are now calling to raise the minimum jeepney fare to P12. – Business Nightly, ANC, September 24, 2018 Let’s block ads! (Why?) Business

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Oil prices at 4-year high after OPEC rebuffs Trump

LONDON – Oil prices jumped more than 2 percent to a four-year high on Monday after Saudi Arabia and Russia ruled out any immediate increase in production despite calls by US President Donald Trump for action to raise global supply. ...

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Duterte blames soaring inflation on oil prices

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday blamed the soaring inflation on the rising prices of fuel, calling the Philippines “poor” because of the level of oil resources in the country. “We are poor. One thing God gave to other ...

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How weak peso, rising prices affect some OFW families

A man counts a wad of Philippine Peso bills he received from a relative working abroad at a money remittance center in Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines Sept. 19, 2018. Eloisa Lopez, Reuters SANTA ROSA, Laguna — Liezel Carada, who ...

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Manufacturers: Rice tariffication can raise prices of processed meat

The rice tariffication bill aims to increase the country's rice supply by removing rice import restrictions. But food producers warn, removing those restrictions could lead to higher costs of processed meats. – Business Nightly, ANC, September 19, 2018 Let’s block ...

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WIll Typhoon Ompong further raise prices of consumer goods?

Economic managers are sticking to their forecast of inflation tapering off toward the end of the year, even as uncertainties remain regarding the impact of Typhoon Ompong on prices of commodities. – Business Nightly, ANC, September 14, 2018 Let’s block ...

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DTI seeks full compliance on suggested retail prices to fight inflation

A vegetable vendor tends to his stall at a Quezon City market on Sept. 6, 2018. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News MANILA — The Department of Trade and Industry said Tuesday it was ensuring 100-percent compliance with suggested retail prices on ...

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Trillanes amnesty row a diversionary move amid rising prices – bishop

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte's withdrawal of the amnesty of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is meant to divert public attention away from rising consumer prices and underemployment, an official of the Catholic Church in Manila said Sunday. Officials last week ...

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NFA rice importation won't tame market prices for now: spokesman

MANILA – The importation of some 250,000 metric tons of rice would not immediately impact the market prices, a spokesperson for the National Food Authority said Thursday. The Philippines is importing an additional 250,000 tons of rice via an open ...

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