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Employers feel effects of rising prices: Jobstreet

A worker cleans a restaurant door in Manila. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News/File MANILA — Higher operating costs due to elevated prices of fuel and raw materials have forced some companies to rethink their workforce, according to recruitment website Jobstreet.com. Industries ...

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Oil firms raise fuel prices anew

Oil companies raised pump prices by 55 to 70 centavos per liter amid lower supply from the United States and fears of production cuts in Libya and Venezuela. The latest round of price increases added 55 centavos per liter to ...

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Automakers warn US tariffs will cost hundreds of thousands of jobs, hike prices

WASHINGTON – Two major auto trade groups on Wednesday warned the Trump administration that imposing up to 25 percent tariffs on imported vehicles would cost hundreds of thousands of auto jobs, dramatically hike prices on vehicles and threaten industry spending ...

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DA sets suggested retail prices for rice, fish, vegetables

The National Food Authority begins distributing low-priced rice in Metro Manila public markets, as suggested retail prices for grain and other agricultural products take effect. Many market vendors believe, however, that SRPs on agricultural products are impractical. – Business Nightly, ...

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Harley-Davidson will not raise prices to cover tariff costs

Harley-Davidson Inc said on Monday it would not raise retail or wholesale prices for its dealers to cover the costs of the retaliatory tariffs by the European Union on US products. The tremendous expense if passed onto its dealers and ...

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Gov't looking to import sugar amid rising prices

MANILA – The Sugar Regulatory Administration on Sunday said it is looking into an importation program to address the rising prices of raw and refined sugar following the drop in production this year. As of June 19, the price of ...

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Wilcon says prices up 2-3 percent due to weak peso

MANILA — Construction materials retailer Wilcon said Monday it raised prices by 2 to 3 percent due to the peso's weakness. The company, however, is sticking to its importation plans as the market is still growing "very well" with lower ...

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Gov't may expand scope of suggested retail prices

A fish vendor tends to his stall at the Kamuning Market in Quezon City. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News/File MANILA — The government is considering expanding the scope of suggested retail prices to include chicken, vegetables, rice and fish to guard ...

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Rising prices unlikely to stir unrest against Duterte: analyst

MANILA – Rising commodity prices are unlikely to stir unrest against President Rodrigo Duterte, a political and business risk analyst said on Monday. More expensive rice is hitting lower income groups who are not likely to hold protests, said Bob ...

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School bus fees go up amid rising oil prices

Some parents face a double whammy as school bus fees also increase nationwide due to rising oil prices. – Business Nightly, ANC, June 4, 2018 Let’s block ads! (Why?) Business

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