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Department Of Agriculture Issues New Prices For Galunggong, Rice, Eggs + More

Take note for your weekly food budget.
With the Philippine economy entering into a recession as the country braces itself for another stretch into the Coronavirus pandemic, households are more concerned than ever about budgeting for their basic necessities. To protect consumers and set precedent for market retailers, the Department of ...

You Can Dine-In At Your Favorite Restos, Fast Food Joints Soon

The Department of Trade and Industry has guidelines you need to follow.
You will be able to dine-in at your favorite restaurant and fast food joints again when the metro modifies its quarantine status again on June 16. According to a press release from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), the Inter-Agency Task Force against Emerging ...

How Much Should Basic Necessities Cost Now That The Price Freeze Is Lifted?

The nationwide price freeze was lifted May 15.
The 60-day nationwide price freeze on basic necessities has officially been lifted last night, May 15, at exactly 11:59 p.m. This is in accordance with the DA-DTI-DOH JMC 2020-01. The prices of products covered by these three Government departments (Department of Agriculture, Department of ...

DA Expands List of Basic Goods Under The Price Freeze

This includes galunggong, chicken, pork, and rice.
The Department of Agriculture (DA) announced in a memorandum dated April 13, 2020 that expands the list of items under the price freeze. The list now also includes, among other commonly bought grocery items, imported, local, and National Food Authority (NFA) rice, local round ...

It's Official: Luzon Enhanced Community Quarantine Is Extended Until April 30

The announcement was made today, April 7.
YESTERDAY night, April 6, President Duterte said in a press briefing that he was “likely” to extend the Luzon enhanced community quarantine for two more weeks until April 30.In this morning’s Laging Handa press briefing, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles of the Inter-agency ...

DTI Says No Panic Buying Allowed: Here Are The Number Of Basic Goods You Can Buy In Groceries

DTI's new memorandum sets limits on items per buyer or transaction.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) released Memorandum Circular No. 20-07, a memorandum circular, regarding anti-hoarding and anti-panic-buying. This memorandum dated March 19, details the limitations on how many basic goods each person can buy. Section 5 of the memorandum states the following products for sale ...

PSA: State Of Calamity Declared, Price Freeze In Effect, Food Delivery Services Still Allowed

There's a price freeze for basic supplies such as food and medicine.
At a press conference on March 17, Tuesday, President Rodrigo Duterte declared the country under a state of calamity. This is in response to prevent the further spread of the corona virus disease 2019 or the COVID-19, including a strict home quarantine.  READ: Presidential Proclamation ...
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