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Farmers, consumers: BBM’s rice price ceiling still too high

KMP said Marcos was obligated to order a price ceiling after the retail prices of rice spiked to as high as P50 to P60 in the past weeks

Farmers warn gov’t of possible rice price manipulation schemes

"Rice Liberalization Law and government's importation and liberalization policies as the culprits behind increasing rice prices"

Eye-watering onion prices make Philippine staple a luxury

As onion memes spread on social media, the humble vegetable has become a symbol of wealth in the poverty-afflicted country

Caritas Philippines calls for more gov’t support for onion farmers

“The government should provide financial incentives or subsidies to help our farmers grow more onions and lower the cost of production”

Photos: ‘No to food price hikes’

Women farmers and their supporters stage a demonstration to demand an immediate solution to the rising prices of food in the country

Cheap mealboxes a taste of Hong Kong’s economic woes

Small shops selling inexpensive two-dish mealboxes have mushroomed across one of the world's least affordable cities

Transport obstacles push up food prices

Agriculture Senior Undersecretary Domingo Panganiban should not have slammed farmers for inability to transport to market.

Shortage, food inflation to push up living expenses

If Marcos Jr. is able to avert food shortage, he will get no thanks since he’s expected to do that

As rice shortage looms, farmers remain unaided

Expect low rice harvest and high prices as usual this Christmas. The Philippines must import 2.9 million tons – 58 million sacks.

Catholic bishop appeals to government to act on rice smuggling, hoarding

“We pray that our leaders find a just solution to the issues of smuggling, hoarding and the high price of rice,” said Bishop Roberto Mallari

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