Economy

Band-aid solution to shortage, critics say of rice imports

Band-aid solution to shortage, critics say of rice imports

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Feb 14, 2018

MANILA, Philippines – Various rice-watch groups and a lawmaker have denounced President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration for allowing the importation of 250,000 metric tons (MT) of rice as the supply of government-subsidized rice dwindled in the past weeks.

Taxi fare hike starts, raises commuters ire

Taxi fare hike starts, raises commuters ire

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Jan 26, 2018

Some of the taxi units here are now charging with the new fare rate as the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) region 11 started the recalibration process early this year, which earns the ire of most commuters on social media.