Advertisements


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

Group wants fare hikes revoked

A commuter group filed on Monday a petition before the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) seeking to revoke the new minimum fare for commuter buses and jeepneys in the wake of price rollbacks on fuel products......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 13th, 2018

Group asks LTFRB to revoke bus, fare hikes amid fuel price rollback - Philippine Star

Group asks LTFRB to revoke bus, fare hikes amid fuel price rollback - Philippine Star.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 13th, 2018

Group asks LTFRB to revoke bus, fare hikes amid fuel price rollback

A commuter group urged the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board to revoke the newly approved minimum bus and jeepney fare increase in the wake of fuel price cuts......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 13th, 2018

Trump largely alone as leaders take aim at nationalism

PARIS --- For President Donald Trump in Paris, America First meant largely America alone. At a weekend commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, the president who proudly declares himself a "nationalist" stood apart, even on a continent where his brand of populism is on the rise. He began his visit with a tweet slamming the French president's call for a European defense force, arrived at events alone and spent much of his trip out of sight in the American ambassadors' residence in central Paris. On Sunday, he listened as he was lectured on the dangers of nationalist isolation, and then he headed home just as the inaugural Paris Peace Summit was gettin...Keep on reading: Trump largely alone as leaders take aim at nationalism.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

Trump, Macron agree on defense after insulting European army spat | News

US President Donald Trump and France's Emmanuel Macron agreed on Saturday on the need for more European defense spending, papering over an earlier Trump tweet that had described Macron's call for a Eu.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 11th, 2018

Trump pitches policy in final midterm message

WASHINGTON --- He talked tax cuts last weekend, opioid addiction on Wednesday, drug prices on Thursday and immigration every day of the week. In the lead-up to the midterm elections, President Donald Trump has gone full policy wonk. Trump is promoting a grab bag of new proposals as evidence of campaign promises kept while Democrats question the timing of the policy flurry so close to the elections. Trump, who has been talking about the need to cut prescription drug prices since his presidential campaign, said of the plan he unveiled this past week, "we're doing things that nobody was ... bold enough to do." Facing an election that could profoundly change his presidency, Trum...Keep on reading: Trump pitches policy in final midterm message.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 27th, 2018

Inflation elevated till yearend — BSP

Increases in daily minimum wages are expected to push the overall inflation rate even higher as businesses pass on the added cost to customers by raising prices.WAGE and transport fare hikes will likely keep inflation high for the rest of 2018, the central bank said, adding that overall price increases are expected to moderate only… link: Inflation elevated till yearend — BSP.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 26th, 2018

Inflation elevated till yearend — BSP

WAGE and transport fare hikes will likely keep inflation high for the rest of 2018, the central bank said, adding that overall price increases are expected to moderate only next year......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 25th, 2018

DTI notes price hikes in Cebu

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Cebu had noted at least eight commodities have increased in the region over the past few days. Based on its monitoring as early this month, the prices of four processed canned meat, two brands of sardines, a bath soap brand and vinegar had risen. The DTI monitoring […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Hefty price hike: P1.45 for diesel, P1 for gas

Another round of fuel price hikes took effect yesterday – the ninth consecutive week of increase for gasoline prices and the seventh for diesel......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

Trump s Clarion Call to Re-Weaponize Drug War

US President Donald Trump is ready to intensify one of the most abusive policy failures in US history - the "war on drugs." Trump made an incendiary speech at the United Nations decrying the "scour.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

Trump s Clarion Call to Re-Weaponize Drug War

US President Donald Trump is ready to intensify one of the most abusive policy failures in US history - the "war on drugs." Trump made an incendiary speech at the United Nations decrying the "scour.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

AMRO adds to expectations of PHL growth slowdown as price hikes bite

A REGIONAL research group has slashed its growth forecast for the Philippines, noting that surging inflation and consumer pessimism will likely weigh on household spending and dampen overall expansion. The ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) joined multilateral lenders in trimming the growth estimate for the Philippines to 6.5% from 6.8% previously, as reported in the… link: AMRO adds to expectations of PHL growth slowdown as price hikes bite.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

AMRO adds to expectations of PHL growth slowdown as price hikes bite

A REGIONAL research group has slashed its growth forecast for the Philippines, noting that surging inflation and consumer pessimism will likely weigh on household spending and dampen overall expansion. The post AMRO adds to expectations of PHL growth slowdown as price hikes bite appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

Farmers demand junking of Oil Deregulation Law

KILUSANG MAGBUBUKKID NG PILIPINAS PRESS RELEASE www.nordis.net QUEZON CITY — For the eight consecutive weeks, oil prices have again increased, now with a record-high additional Php1.35 per liter. Based on latest oil price monitoring, the unabated oil price hikes have pushed oil prices to its highest levels in a decade. ….....»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsOct 7th, 2018

Opposition reps urge Duterte to repeal TRAIN law as inflation rockets to 6.7%

    Some opposition lawmakers from the House of Representatives have warned that the inflation rate would continue to spike if the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte will not repeal the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law.   The rate of increase in prices of basic commodities rose to 6.7 percent in September, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported Friday.   READ:Inflation hits new over 9-year high of 6.7% in September on elevated food prices   "October's inflation rate may again increase due to the inflationary effect of the big time water rate hike as well as the continuous oil price hikes," Bayan Muna Rep...Keep on reading: Opposition reps urge Duterte to repeal TRAIN law as inflation rockets to 6.7%.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 5th, 2018

Melania Trump forges ahead as first lady with Africa trip

WASHINGTON — With a wave and tweet, first lady Melania Trump headed for Africa on Monday on her first big solo international trip, aiming to make child well-being the focus of a five-day, four-country tour that will take her to every corner of the vast and impoverished continent. The first lady opens her first-ever visit… link: Melania Trump forges ahead as first lady with Africa trip.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsOct 2nd, 2018

Diesel prices raised by P1.35/liter, gasoline by P1

Hefty price hikes amounting to more than P1 per liter were implemented yesterday across fuel products as the Brent crude price breached $80 per barrel last week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 1st, 2018