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Pfizer reverses some drug price hikes in US after Trump tweet

New York — Pfizer has reversed price increases on some drugs following White House pressure and the US drugmaker on Wednesday pledged to decide soon whether to sell its consumer drugs business. A day after President Donald Trump threatened action on drug prices, and said on Twitter drug companies should be “ashamed” for boosting costs, […].....»»

Category: financeSource: bworldonline bworldonlineJul 11th, 2018

More U.S. corporate giants warn Trump tariffs will mean price hikes

Ford President and CEO Jim Hackett prepares to address the media at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Hackett said Wednesday, Sept. 16, during a television interview that the T.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 28th, 2018

Iran says Trump main culprit of oil price hikes

TEHRAN, Iran – US President Donald Trump is the "main culprit" to blame for a recent surge in oil prices, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said on Wednesday, September 26 "The main culprit of the price hikes... and the destabilisation of the market is Mr Trump and his disruptive ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 26th, 2018

BSP sees little inflation risk from El Niño

INFLATION will not zoom past target this year despite threats of a dry spell, a senior central bank official said, citing ample buffer stocks of rice to keep price hikes at bay......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2019

Trump defends ‘executive time’ after schedule leak

WASHINGTON, United States -- Donald Trump pushed back Sunday at the suggestion he spends much of his work day taking it easy, as the White House kept up the hunt for the person behind an embarrassing leak of the president's schedule. According to details published last week by Axios, 60 percent of Trump's work life is categorized as "executive time," meaning unstructured time to make phone calls, read newspapers, tweet and watch television. Seeking to set the record straight, the president said such free time should be viewed as "positive, not negative." "When the term Executive Time is used, I am generally working, not relaxing," Trump tweeted. "In fact, I probably work mor...Keep on reading: Trump defends ‘executive time’ after schedule leak.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2019

A doctor in the Senate

From over P50 each several years ago, the antihistamine drug Claritin is now retailed at P33.75 per tablet. Under a promo of Mercury Drug, the price goes down to P27 each if you buy a box of five tablets, with one free......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2019

No more limit: Philippines import cap removal could see 1.2m MT of rice entering the country

The Philippines lifting of a 20-year old rice import cap is likely to result in some 1.2 million metric tons of rice being imported into the country in the wake of ongoing shortages and price hikes, t.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2019

Inflation eases but price hikes threaten

Inflation eases but price hikes threaten.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2019

Trump reverses course, says he and US intelligence ‘in agreement’

WASHINGTON, D.C.: US President Donald Trump reversed course on Thursday, claiming he and the American intelligence community are “in agreement” after branding them “naive” and in need of schooling the…READ The post Trump reverses course, says he and US intelligence ‘in agreement’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2019

Brace for big-time fuel hike this week Manila Bulletin Business

Big-time oil price hikes next week Manila Bulletin As crude prices inched up to the US$59-60 per barrel again in global trading, pump prices in the Philippines are expected to rise heftily next week.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 13th, 2019

Weekly P10 price hike for chicken pushed

To address falling chicken prices at the farmgate level, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol is proposing weekly price hikes to protect farmers and growers. Following a discussion with stakeholders of the…READ The post Weekly P10 price hike for chicken pushed appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 9th, 2019

China says US envoys due in Beijing for talks on trade fight

BEIJING --- China's government says American envoys will visit Beijing on Monday for talks on resolving a tariff fight that threatens to hobble global economic growth. The two days of talks are aimed at carrying out last month's agreement by Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping to postpone new tariff hikes, the Ministry of Commerce announced Friday. It said the American delegation will be led by a deputy US trade representative, Jeffrey D. Gerrish, but gave no other details of the agenda or participants. The American Embassy in Beijing didn't immediately respond to a request for confirmation and additional details. The Chinese government said last month that negotiations wou...Keep on reading: China says US envoys due in Beijing for talks on trade fight.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 4th, 2019

DOE, DTI urged to monitor premature fuel price hikes

The Departments of Energy (DOE) and Trade and Industry (DTI) should work hand in hand and activate a task force that will guard against premature price increases and possible profiteering with the implementation of a new round of increases in the excise tax on fuel next month so as not to exacerbate inflation, according to Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 31st, 2018

DOE, DTI urged to monitor premature fuel price hikes

The Departments of Energy (DOE) and Trade and Industry (DTI) should work hand in hand and activate a task force that will guard against premature price increases and possible profiteering with the implementation of a new round of increases in the excise tax on fuel next month so as not to exacerbate inflation, according to Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 31st, 2018

Trump attacks US Fed again over rate hikes

Trump attacks US Fed again over rate hikes.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 26th, 2018

Trump blasts US Fed again over rate hikes

WASHINGTON, D.C.: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday renewed his attack on the US Federal Reserve’s monetary policy, blaming the central bank’s interest rate hikes for a tanking market. With…READ The post Trump blasts US Fed again over rate hikes appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 26th, 2018

Markets slump after Fed hikes rates

HONG KONG: Tokyo led a rout of Asian shares Thursday, mirroring big losses on Wall Street after the Fed defied unprecedented pressure from Donald Trump and raised interest rates, sparking…READ The post Markets slump after Fed hikes rates appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 21st, 2018

Markets slump after Fed hikes rates | The Manila Times Online

HONG KONG: Tokyo led a rout of Asian shares Thursday, mirroring big losses on Wall Street after the Fed defied unprecedented pressure from Donald Trump and raised interest rates, sparkingREAD The post.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 21st, 2018

Asia’s central banks have almost no reason to increase policy interest rates in 2019

HONG KONG -- Weaker economic growth and tepid price pressures in Asia will leave central banks in the region with few reasons to tighten policy next year -- especially as US rate hikes slow -- unless a new bout of currency weakness forces them to do so......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 20th, 2018

Asia’s central banks have almost no reasons to hike rates in 2019

HONG KONG — Weaker economic growth and tepid price pressures in Asia will leave central banks in the region with few reasons to tighten policy next year — especially as U.S. rate hikes slow — unless a new bout of currency weakness forces them to do so. The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised rates for the […] The post Asia’s central banks have almost no reasons to hike rates in 2019 appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 20th, 2018

Faeldon’s son nabbed in drug bust | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Cops arrest son of Nicanor Faeldon , 3 others in Naga drug operation 4 Chinese sentenced to life in prison for operating floating shabu lab DICT orders NTC to make phones unlockable after initial lock-in period Trump's son-in-law Kushner possible next chief of staff – U.S. media Miss USA apologizes over 'xenophobic' remarks vs Miss Cambodia, Miss Vietnam {module ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018