INQToday: LTFRB approves P1 provisional jeepney fare hike effective Oct. 8
Here’s a quick roundup of today’s top stories:
Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on Tuesday approved a P1 provisional jeepney fare increase nationwide.
The minimum fare for traditional jeepneys will be adjusted from P12 to P13.
Signal warnings still up as Typhoon Jenny keeps strength
Parts of Northern Luzon are still under Tropical Cyclone WInd Signal as Typhoon Jenny maintains its strength over the Philippine sea.
The number of adult Filipinos anxious about rising prices of goods and services is growing as controlling inflation remains their top concern.
This was the result of Pulse Asia’s latest national survey on “Urgent National Concerns” released Tuesday, indicating that 74 percent worry about inflation which is 11 percentage points higher than the 63 percent recorded in a similar polling conducted last June.
Philippines appears to be ready to lift the rice price cap, according to Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Plant Industry (DA-BPI) Director Glenn Panganiban.
Panganiban listed three indicators from DA that could serve as a basis for lifting the rice price cap, specifically falling rice prices, increasing local production of rice, and lowering global prices of rice.
The criminal complaints filed against former president and now House Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo over the disbursement of the P39 billion Malampaya Fund will be proven false.
This is the statement of her lawyer, Attorney Ferdinand Topacio, in response to the cases filed against his client at the Ombudsman.
A Grade 5 student in Antipolo City died on Monday, 11 days after his teacher allegedly pulled his hair and slapped him in school.
Elena Minggoy said her 14-year-old son Francis Jay Gumikib was hurt by his teacher on September 20 after he reported about his noisy classmates.