price hike - updates

Rappler's latest stories on price hike


Fuel prices to go up on May 21

May 20, 2019 - 1:55 PM

Oil companies will raise fuel prices on Tuesday, May 21, after two straight rollbacks

Oil price hike set for April 30

Apr 29, 2019 - 10:25 AM

Gasoline, diesel, and kerosene prices will rise on Tuesday, April 30

Gasoline prices to inch up on April 23

Apr 22, 2019 - 3:50 PM

This is the 3rd consecutive week gasoline prices will go up

Big-time oil price hike on April 16

Apr 15, 2019 - 10:10 AM

Pump prices of petroleum products will increase for the second consecutive week, as oil-exporting countries cut output

Oil prices to go up on April 9

Apr 08, 2019 - 12:45 PM

Oil prices are increasing on Tuesday, April 9, amid tighter supply in the region

Gasoline prices to rise for 7th straight week on March 26

Mar 25, 2019 - 7:30 PM

The fuel price hike set for Tuesday, March 26, comes as prices in the global market surge to their highest level in months

Big-time oil price hike set for March 19

Mar 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM

Gasoline prices will rise for the 6th straight week on Tuesday, March 19

Gasoline prices to jump for 5th straight time on March 12

Mar 11, 2019 - 5:30 PM

Oil companies announce a hike for gasoline, while keeping prices of diesel and kerosene steady

Gasoline prices up, diesel down on March 5

Mar 04, 2019 - 4:15 PM

After the big-time oil price hike in the last week of February, companies will implement minimal adjustments on Tuesday, March 5

Big-time oil price hike on February 26 | Evening wRap

Feb 25, 2019 - 9:12 PM

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Big-time oil price hike on February 26

Feb 25, 2019 - 2:25 PM

The Department of Energy asks the public to be conscious of energy and fuel usage amid climbing oil prices in the world market

Oil prices to rise for 2nd straight week on February 19

Feb 18, 2019 - 12:15 PM

Oil-producing countries are cutting their output below agreed-upon levels, resulting in price increases

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Feb 11, 2019 - 9:12 PM

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Oil prices to rise again on February 12

Feb 11, 2019 - 4:05 PM

After a slight decrease last week, prices of gasoline, diesel, and kerosene are going up again on Tuesday, February 12

Oil firms to hike prices for 4th straight time on January 29

Jan 28, 2019 - 3:50 PM

Oil companies say the hike is due to price movements in the international market

Another oil price hike set for January 22

Jan 21, 2019 - 4:50 PM

The Department of Energy cites weak sentiments in the Asian gasoline market amid excess regional supply

Big-time oil price hike set for January 15

Jan 14, 2019 - 7:30 PM

The Department of Energy says the increase is due to oil-producing countries cutting their output to stabilize global prices

Oil price hike on January 8 not due to Train Law – DOE

Jan 07, 2019 - 6:23 PM

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

INCREASES. Global market forces force local players to slightly increase gas prices. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Sudan journalists strike as more protests urged

Dec 27, 2018 - 6:58 PM

Sudanese Journalists' Network declares a 3-day strike against violence unleashed by authorities, joining other groups in protests brought by bread price hikes

STRIKE. Idris Suleiman, Sudan's ex-minister of international cooperation and political secretary of the Popular Congress Party, speaks during a press conference at the party's headquarters in the capital Khartoum on December 26, 2018. Photo by Ashraf Shazly/AFP

French government yields on fuel price hikes after weeks of protest

Dec 06, 2018 - 1:13 PM

Environment Minister Francois de Rugy announces that an increase scheduled for January is 'scrapped for the year 2019' in its entirety

YELLOW VEST. In this file photo, a man holds a flare on November 17, 2018 in Paris, during a nationwide popular initiated day of protest called 'yellow vest' (Gilets Jaunes in French) movement to protest against high fuel prices which has mushroomed into a widespread protest against stagnant spending power under French President. File photo by Lucas Barioulet/AFP

Oil prices jump for 8th consecutive week, Brent crude breaches $83

Oct 02, 2018 - 11:03 AM

The latest round of price increases brings common gasoline prices to around P59 to P62 per liter, and diesel prices to around P47.95 to P50.75 per liter

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May 30, 2018 - 7:47 PM

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Netflix raising subscription prices in U.S. and Europe

Oct 06, 2017 - 12:30 PM

Even with the price hike, the streaming service is still cheaper than traditional cable subscriptions in the affected regions

NETFLIX HQ. This file photo taken on April 14, 2011 shows the Netflix company logo at the Netflix headquarters in Los Gatos, California, USA. File photo by Ryan Anson

Fuel prices to go up on Jan 3

Jan 02, 2017 - 3:32 PM

Oil companies in the Philippines will implement the price hike at 6 am on Tuesday January 3

OIL PRICES. An attendant fills up a motorcycle with gasoline at a gasoline station in Kamuning, Quezon City. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Fuel prices going up again Dec 20

Dec 19, 2016 - 5:10 PM

Oil companies in the Philippines will implement the price hike at 6 am on Tuesday December 20

OIL PRICES. An attendant fills up a motorcycle with gasoline at a gasoline station in Kamuning, Quezon City. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Ombudsman investigates Alcala for garlic cartel scam

Jun 15, 2016 - 12:05 PM

The Ombudsman s Field Investigation Office says that as agriculture secretary Proceso Alcala had direct supervision of the Bureau of Plant Industry which issued numerous garlic import permits

Unprecedented rice price hike in Tawi-Tawi due to Sabah embargo

Apr 28, 2016 - 5:34 PM

Most of the goods in Tawi Tawi come from Sabah due to its proximity and cheaper cost but a trade embargo is causing prices to spike

PRICE HIKE. Prices of rice from Sabah almost double in Tawi-Tawi after a trade embargo from Malaysia. Photo by Shamad Unding/ Rappler

Japan dessert firm offers 'apology' for 9-cent ice cream price hike

Apr 05, 2016 - 7:58 PM

Akagi Nyugyo apologizes for the increase in the price of its GariGarikun ice cream after not raising prices in a quarter century

APOLOGY. Akagi Nyugyo executives and employees line up to bow in apology for raising the price of their ice cream. Screen shot from YouTube.

DA official denies colluding with 'garlic cartel'

Jan 13, 2015 - 2:26 PM

Former Bureau of Plant Industry director Clarito Barron says his agency had no way to check if importers granted permits were part of a cartel

AirAsia plane search, China blocks Gmail, tropical storm Seniang | The wRap

Dec 30, 2014 - 9:05 PM

Search teams recover 40 bodies of Air Asia passengers from the sea China blocks all access to Gmail Landslides and floods from Tropical storm Seniang kill at least 30 in the Philippines

Oil firms hike kerosene, gasoline prices

Dec 30, 2014 - 8:22 PM

Following a series of rollbacks oil companies jack up prices reflecting the latest shifts in the global petroleum market

The wRap Indonesia: Dec. 15, 2014

Dec 15, 2014 - 10:36 AM

Jokowi s visit to the landslide site a new regulation allowing several deputy governors what happened during Indonesia s national online shopping day and more

DISASTER. President Joko Widodo visiting the site of the landslide in Jemblung Village, Banjarnegara, Central Java, on Sunday, December 14, 2014. Photo by Himawan Listya Nugraha/EPA

Indonesia holds interest rates after recent hike

Dec 11, 2014 - 7:44 PM

Last month’s interest rate increase was the first for a year and the rate is now at its highest level for 5 years

CENTRAL BANK. The facade of Bank Indonesia building is seen in the capital city of Jakarta. File photo by AFP

Petron: No oil price hike upon leaving Pandacan depot

Dec 11, 2014 - 5:11 PM

The oil refining and marketing company also assures continuous and reliable fuel supply to Metro Manila and nearby provinces once it moves to another depot

DTI intensifies price monitoring in Ruby-hit areas

Dec 07, 2014 - 12:48 PM

Per President Aquino’s order the Department of Trade and Industry deploys teams in regions hit by Typhoon Ruby to avert possible profiteering and hoarding

The wRap Indonesia: Dec. 3, 2014

Dec 03, 2014 - 1:17 PM

Former Blitar mayor is likely Jakarta s new deputy governor Jakarta s first parking meters earn 25k a month a hit and run video gone viral and more

Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama saat membacakan sumpah jabatan sebagai Gubernur DKI Jakarta sisa masa jabatan 2012-2017, pada 19 November 2014. Foto oleh Bay Ismoyo/AFP

Indonesian inflation up, manufacturing hit after fuel price hike

Dec 01, 2014 - 1:43 PM

But Indonesia s trade balance swung to a small surplus of 20 million in October from a 270 million deficit the previous month as a fall in oil prices cut the country s import bills

PROTEST. Indonesian students lay down on the street during an anti-fuel price hike protest at the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, 18 November 2014. Photo by EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Dec. 1, 2014

Dec 01, 2014 - 10:42 AM

Aburizal Bakrie s likely reelection as Golkar chairman the London mayor s visit to Jakarta criticisms of the parole of Munir Said Thalib s assassin and more

SUNDAY RIDE. Mayor of London, Boris Johnson (C), Indonesian President Joko Widodo (L), and Jakarta's Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (R) take part in Jakarta's car-free day on Sunday, November 30. Photo by Mast Irham/EPA

One dead in Indonesian protest against fuel price hike

Nov 27, 2014 - 9:43 PM

The 27 year old man was found in the street in Makassar after police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse about 200 demonstrators

PROTEST. Indonesian students lay down on the street during an anti-fuel price hike protest at the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, November 18, 2014. Photo by EPA

Fuel price hike ‘first step’ to subsidy reform in Indonesia

Nov 26, 2014 - 7:10 AM

Reforms include giving direct subsidies more and subsidizing commodities less as well as setting a fixed fuel subsidy amount

WELFARE CARDS. Residents wait their turn to get new social protection cards at a post office in Depok, Indonesia, on November 25, 2014.  Photo by Adi Weda/EPA

Jokowi takes on Indonesia's Oil Mafia

Nov 19, 2014 - 3:35 PM

The fuel subsidy cut is a warning to top figures the party’s over

Romeo Gacad/File/AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Nov. 19, 2014

Nov 19, 2014 - 11:56 AM

Jokowi s tough line on illegal fishing the nationwide public transport strike in protest of the fuel price hike Ahok s inauguration as Jakarta governor and more

PROTEST. Indonesian students lay down on the street during an anti-fuel price hike protest at the presidential palace in Jakarta on November 18, 2014. Photo by Bagus Indahono/EPA

Indonesia raises interest rates after fuel price increase

Nov 18, 2014 - 7:32 PM

Also stocks increase and the rupiah strengthens as a result of the fuel price hikes

LATE NIGHT ANNOUNCEMENT. President Joko Widodo and members of his cabinet announcing the fuel price hikes late on Monday, November 17, 2014. They came into effect less than 3 hours after the announcement. Photo by EPA

Jokowi fulfills promise, raises fuel prices

Nov 17, 2014 - 10:28 PM

Gasoline prices increase from IDR6 500 per liter 0 53 to IDR8 500 per liter at midnight on November 18

PUMP PRICES. Motorbike riders line up at a Pertamina gas station in Jakarta to purchase subsidized fuel. File photo by EPA

Jokowi outlines economic reform priorities at G20

Nov 16, 2014 - 3:18 PM

Improving business licensing tax reform reducing fuel subsidies and building social infrastructure top Jokowi s priorities in reviving Southeast Asia s largest economy

JOKOWI AND ABBOTT. Australian Prime minister Tony Abbott (L) greets Indonesian President Joko Widodo (R) during the official welcome at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibitions Centre (BCEC) in Brisbane, Australia, November 15, 2014. Photo by EPA

Indonesia holds rates ahead of fuel price hike

Nov 13, 2014 - 6:34 PM

Bank Indonesia keeps the rate at 7 50 for the 12th consecutive month in line with economists forecasts

LOOMING PRICE HIKE. Indonesian motorbike riders line up at a petrol station in Jakarta. The price of subsidized fuel is expected to go up soon. File photo by EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Nov. 7, 2014

Nov 07, 2014 - 11:26 AM

Jokowi s statement on raising fuel prices a Buddhist textbook graft case at the Religious Affairs Ministry the latest on lifting the ban on Vimeo and more

PUMP PRICES. Motorbike riders line up at a Pertamina gas station in Jakarta to purchase subsidized fuel. File photo by EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Nov. 4, 2014

Nov 04, 2014 - 11:35 AM

The launch of Jokowi s social welfare cards the fate of the satay worker who posted pornographic images of the president the online backlash against the disbanding of the U 19 football team and more

Indonesian inflation edges up as fuel price hike looms

Nov 03, 2014 - 3:57 PM

Economists say prices have gone up now because the market has anticipated the fuel price hike

PUMP PRICES. Motorbike riders line up at a Pertamina gas station in Jakarta to purchase subsidized fuel. File photo by EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Oct. 16, 2014

Oct 16, 2014 - 11:30 AM

Grand celebration plans for Jokowi s inauguration IKEA Indonesia s opening the celebrity wedding of the year and more

Celebrity couple Raffi Ahmad and Nagita Slavina are set to be married on Friday, October 17, 2014. Photo courtesy of @RaffiAhmadLagi/Instagram