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Excise taxes and fuel price hikes fuel inflation above 4% target

https://news.abs-cbn.com/business/02/23/19/taas-presyo-ng-ilang-pangunahing-bilihin-inaprubahan-ng-dti

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Govt should cushion immediate impact of rice tariff law on the poor-LKI

…. Money Gov’t should cushion immediate effects of rice tariffication law on poor — consumer group Wednesday, February 20, 2019 6:10PM  PHT A consumer group warned about the Rice Tariffication Law’s immediate effects on poor households by the time low-cost NFA rice disappears from the shelves completely. “Sa tingin po namin, over a period of […]

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DOE desididong humingi ng breakdown ng presyuhan ng oil firms

Desidido ang Department of Energy (DOE) na ipahimay sa mga kompanya ng langis ang presyuhan ng kanilang mga produkto, sabi ng isang opisyal ng kagawaran. Nakatakda umanong ilabas ng DOE ang utos ukol sa “unbundling” bago matapos ang Marso. “We’re not giving up on it. Hindi rin tayo nagwe-waiver, hindi tayo nagdadalawang-isip dahil kailangan talaga […]

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Srp increases breach inflation target

https://news.abs-cbn.com/video/business/02/21/19/dti-says-food-agency-limited-to-maintaining-rice-buffer-stocks-under-rice-tariffication-law

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DOE removes subsidy for off grid consumers

https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/business/doe-removes-subsidy-grid-missionary-areas

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LKI pursues to question water rate hike inflation assumptions

https://www.bworldonline.com/consumer-group-contests-water-rate-hikes-inflation-assumptions/

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Balingtanghali interview on rice tariffication law.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUn_v_Kc_rA&feature=youtu.be

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BAWAL SIKRETO: Consumer group calls for transparency in power rates

CONSUMER GROUP LABAN KONSYUMER INC. (LKI) IS CALLING THE GOVERNMENT TO PRIORITIZE THE COUNTRY’S POWER SUPPLY TO ADDRESS POWER COSTS FOR CONSUMERS, ESPECIALLY DURING THE COMING SUMMER MONTHS WHEN DEMAND COULD GO HIGHER. The group said that further negligence on the issue of energy supply could result in distribution utilities buying higher priced power from […]

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Singil sa kuryente bababa pag pambayad-utang ng Napocor isinabatas

Bababa ang singil sa kuryente kapag inaprubahan ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ang panukalang pumasa na sa Kamara at Senado, na paggamit ng Malampaya fund para bayaran ang daan-daang bilyong pisong utang ng National Power Corporation. Nagpa-Patrol, Alvin Elchico. TV Patrol, Huwebes, 14 Pebrero 2019 https://news.abs-cbn.com/video/business/02/14/19/singil-sa-kuryente-bababa-pag-pambayad-utang-ng-napocor-isinabatas

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Prices of 59 basic goods increase

Prices of 59 out of 264 SKUs (stock keeping units), including a milk brand, some canned sardines, canned meat, and salt, have increased reportedly beyond the allowed suggested retail price (SRP) adjustment. But Trade and Industry Undersec­retary Ruth Castelo explained that the 59 products were unable to increase their prices to adapt to fuel and […]