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‘AYUDA’ FOR FARMERS AMID OIL PRICE HIKES URGED

As oil price hikes increase food production costs, Senator Kiko Pangilinan proposes that farmers and fisherfolk receive immediate cash assistance and fuel subsidies to keep food prices down. “Pag mataas ang food production cost, mataas ang presyo ng pagkain. Kaya ngayong tumataas ang presyo ng langis, kailangang tulungan natin ang ating mga magsasaka at mangingisda […]

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GATCHALIAN TO DOE: BE ON GUARD AGAINST UNSCRUPULOUS TRADERS

Senator Win Gatchalian called on the Department of Energy (DOE) and other government agencies to be on the watch against unscrupulous traders who will take advantage of the rising pump prices in the aftermath of the drone attacks on facilities of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (ARAMCO) in Saudi Arabia. Gatchalian, chair of the Senate Committee on […]

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ANGARA TO DOE, DOJ: FORM TASK FORCE TO PROBE UNREASONABLE OIL PRICE HIKES

Senator Sonny Angara has called on the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) to assemble the task force tasked to investigate unreasonable oil price hikes in some provinces in the country, as inflation hits 6.7 percent due to high global oil prices. “The government should immediately take action if there are […]