Price Act - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Price Act


DTI probes flour millers, bakers for profiteering

Jun 12, 2015 - 1:59 PM

The trade department has given the flour millers and bakers who may also be liable for violating the Price Act until June 20 to explain their high costs amid declining prices of raw materials

Aquino orders DTI to avert price spikes in #RubyPH areas

Dec 04, 2014 - 6:12 PM

President Benigno Aquino III gives the directive following reports of panic buying in areas forecast to be hit by Typhoon Ruby such as Leyte

DTI: Price hikes inevitable due to port congestion

Aug 20, 2014 - 4:51 PM

But the government assures the public it will ensure that traders recover their costs reasonably

INEVITABLE. Higher port and other transport changes on imported materials and products would increase prices of some commodities, especially in the Christmas season, the Department of Trade and Industry says. File photo by Rolex Dela Pena / EPA

PNP warns price freeze violators

Nov 12, 2013 - 4:31 PM

The PNP says ensuring the price freeze is followed is crucial in maintaining peace and order in calamity areas

COPS DEPLOYED. Philippine National Police Chief Alan Purisima vows law and order in Tacloban by the end of the day after deploying more than 800 personnel to the Visayas. Photo by PNP