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Rappler's latest stories on galunggong


Heartless! Cynthia Villar slammed for comment on galunggong prices

Dec 11, 2019 - 10:48 AM

The Philippines' richest senator comes under fire after wondering aloud why Filipinos still love the expensive galunggong

Villar on higher galunggong prices: 'Why eat it if too expensive?'

Dec 10, 2019 - 4:40 PM

'Bakit ba patay na patay tayo? Mahal na ang galunggong. [Eh di] 'wag kumain ng galunggong,' says Senator Cynthia Villar, as the price of the fish shoots up

Senator Cynthia Villar answers questions from the senate media during Christmas lunch of the Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HnP) ngd Nationalista Party (NP) senators. December 10, 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Challenge accepted: Piñol eats bukbok rice, galunggong

Sep 01, 2018 - 12:04 PM

'Ako mismo nagsaing,' says Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol

SAFE TO EAT. Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol eats bukbok rice and galunggong to allay fears of the public. Screengrab from UNTV

Galunggong, Duterte vs ICC, Manu Ginobili | Evening wRap

Aug 28, 2018 - 9:02 PM

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Stop eating galunggong, Villar tells public

Aug 28, 2018 - 4:01 PM

'Better safe than sorry,' says the senator, as reports of formalin-tainted round scads persist

Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

BFAR: No formalin-tainted galunggong in Metro Manila markets

Aug 24, 2018 - 6:05 PM

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources says it found no formalin-tainted galunggong in the Balintawak Market, Farmer's Market in Cubao, and Navotas Fish Port

HARVEST. A fish vendor sold round scad locally known as galunggong at P140 per kilo at the Market (Talipapa) at Brgy. Tandang Sora in Quezon City on Friday, August 17, 2018.Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Time in Manila bar, Ampatuan, Crazy Rich Asians | Evening wRap

Aug 22, 2018 - 7:09 PM

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Galunggong imported from China may come from West Philippine Sea

Aug 22, 2018 - 8:30 AM

'Of course, the prices will be more expensive now when imported, even if that is possibly our fish,' says Fisheries Undersecretary Eduardo Gongona

IMPORTS. A fish vendor sells round scad or galunggong.Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

HOAX: Duterte is 'first Philippine president to import galunggong'

Aug 20, 2018 - 5:30 PM

(UPDATED) The Philippines has been importing galunggong or round scad at least since 2001, according to data from the Philippine Statistics Authority

Bongbong Marcos, imported Galunggong, PH beats Kazakhstan | Evening wRap

Aug 16, 2018 - 9:12 PM

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Agriculture department allows galunggong imports

Aug 16, 2018 - 9:35 AM

(UPDATED) The Department of Agriculture allows the importation of galunggong or round scad as the closed fishing season nears

STAPLE. Many Filipino families prefer round scad or galunggong because it is cheaper than other varieties. Shutterstock photo

Poverty and nutrition: What happened to the poor man's fish?

Apr 01, 2015 - 7:53 AM

Tilapia is now the poor man s fish after galunggong becomes more expensive Fish prices in general make it hard for an average Filipino to afford them

Galunggong - no longer poor man's fish

May 31, 2013 - 10:28 AM

Once a poor man s fish the galunggong is hardly affordable due to the decline in fish stock