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BACOLOD CITY LAUNCHES MOBILE VAX DRIVE IN MARKETS

The city government of Bacolod kicked off its “VAX-i” mobile vaccination campaign in the three major public markets on Friday to make coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) jabs more accessible to residents. Mayor Evelio Leonardia said the “VAX-i” is part of his administration’s commitment to inoculate as many people as possible, especially those coming from the […]

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Government

QC, MANDALUYONG MARKETS FOLLOW PRICE CAP – DAR

Agriculture Secretary William Dar personally inspected Metro Manila markets to see if the price ceiling imposed on meat and chicken products are being carried out. Dar was joined by trade secretary Ramon Lopez, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chair Benhur Abalos, Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte, and Mandaluyong Mayor Menchie Abalos in monitoring pork prices at […]

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DA, DTI, MMDA TO CURB RISING FOOD PRICES – DAR

The Department of Agriculture (DA), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), mayors of Metro Manila, and officials of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) have forged an agreement to impose stricter price control measures on basic food commodities, particularly pork and vegetables being sold in Metro Manila public markets. “We agreed on several strategies to […]