Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «price»

January 14, 2019 10:57 AM Big-time oil price hike set for January 15

The Department of Energy says the increase is due to oil-producing countries cutting their output to stabilize global prices MANILA, Philippines – Pump prices are set to spike on Tuesday, January 15, as oil-producing countries like Saudi Arabia cut their output to prevent oversupply. Shell, Petron, Caltex, Flying V, Unioil, Seaoil, Total, PTT Philippines 34

January 9, 2019 6:40 AM Low prices leave Benguet vegetables rotting

Long lines of vegetable trucks wait to unload their produce – only to be told that the prices are too low BAGUIO, Philippines – At this time of the year, the agriculture story in Benguet would be about frost nipping at cabbage and other vegetables. Instead, the untold stories are more chilling. At the Benguet Agri-Pinoy Trading Center (BAPTC) and the La Trinidad 23

January 7, 2019 9:58 AM Oil price hike on January 8 not due to Train Law – DOE

Oil companies will hike diesel prices by P0.70 per liter and gasoline by P0.80 per liter amid price movements in the global market MANILA, Philippines – Pump prices will increase on Tuesday, January 8, amid movements in the world market, various oil companies confirmed. Caltex, Shell, PTT Philippines, Petrogazz, Phoenix Petroleum, and Eastern Petroleum 21

December 29, 2018 11:37 AM Chinese firms offer subsidies on Huawei phones in show of support

SHANGHAI, China – Chinese firms are encouraging staff to buy Huawei smartphones following Canada’s arrest of a top Huawei executive on a US extradition request, which has triggered an outpouring of nationalist support. Several companies are offering employees subsidies for Huawei phone purchases, while others have even warned staff against buying Apple 30

November 15, 2018 8:33 AM Bangko Sentral hikes interest rates for 5th time to curb inflation

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas projects inflation to settle at 5.3% in 2018, then significantly drop to 3.5% in 2019 MANILA, Philippines – The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) again hiked interest rates on Thursday, November 15, to rein in stubbornly high inflation. The BSP has hiked interest rates for a total of 175 basis points this year, playing 24

November 14, 2018 10:58 AM Villanueva welcomes Senate approval of rice tarrification bill to address food inflation

Senator Joel Villanueva on Wednesday hailed the approval of Senate Bill No. 1998 or An Act Replacing The Quantitative Import Restrictions On Rice With Tariffs, Lifting The Quantitative Export Restrictions On Rice, And Creating The Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund. Voting 14-0, the senators approved the bill which will liberalize rice importation 24

November 14, 2018 12:09 AM Harry Winston jeweler buys ‘Pink Legacy’ diamond for record $50M —Christie's

GENEVA - The "Pink Legacy", a diamond weighing just under 19 carats, fetched a record 50.375 million Swiss francs ($50 million), purchased by US-based luxury jeweler Harry Winston, Christie's said on Tuesday. Harry Winston, owned by Swatch whose CEO is Nayla Hayek, daughter of the late Swatch founder Nicolas Hayek, promptly renamed it "The Winston Pink Legacy" 91

October 22, 2018 9:12 AM Poorest Filipinos feel inflation at 8% in August 2018

MANILA, Philippines – The poorest or bottom 30% income households felt inflation at 8% in August 2018, according to the latest release from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). The figure was higher than the 7.3% recorded in July 2018 and the 3% posted in August 2017. (READ: EXPLAINER: How inflation affects you) All indices of all the commodity 35

October 18, 2018 10:00 AM Chickenjoy power: Jollibee opens first store in the UK

The homegrown fast food giant plans on opening over 25 – yes, 25 – branches in the United Kingdom by 2023 LONDON, United Kingdom – “How long do you think we will have to queue for?” was the question Ellen, a Filipina who has been living in London for eight years now, asked me as we stood outside the Jollibee store on Earl’s Court Road on a wet, cold morning 37

October 18, 2018 5:10 AM Horse blinder for human use comes with noise-canceling tech

A Japanese tech company thought about the many distractions found in working remotely or in an open office environment, and developed high-tech horse blinders for humans to help with concentration. Dubbed Wear Space, the gadget is fairly self-explanatory since it wraps around a user’s head and narrows the field of vision, just like how horse blinders 60