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Lower WESM price cap urged

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Consumer advocacy group Citizenwatch is seeking a lower secondary price cap at the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) and make it permanent to shield consumers from high electricity rates amid the tight power supply situation and expected plant outages.

Posted: October 17th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

New lemon law put to the test

THE A6 has already won multiple awards from various groups and publications early in the year.

A test case invoking the Philippine Lemon Law, the new legal protection for Filipino consumers who purchase new motor vehicles that turn out to be defective, has been filed in the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Fuel prices come down once more after midnight Saturday

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Fuel prices are going down for a third straight week as oil supply remains above demand in the international market.

Posted: October 11th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Inflation slowed down to 4.4% in September

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The rate of consumer price increases slowed down in September on the back of tempered increases in the prices of basic goods and utilities, official data released on Wednesday showed.

Posted: October 9th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Bread prices seen to drop

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Prices of bread are expected to drop before the end of the year, given the continued decline in the cost of wheat in the world market, the Department of Trade and Industry said on Wednesday.

Posted: October 2nd, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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