Tags: oil price hikes

By MARYA SALAMAT
Progressive organizations, business and transport leaders are dismayed at the fact that the government, up to now, has no system to monitor or explain how the oil companies profit and how much. Neither does it have a benchmark for defining excessive profits and penalties for such.

By MARYA SALAMAT
“While drivers are being forced to grapple with reduced income and the people with higher fares and costs of goods, the government and the oil companies are swimming in profits and VAT windfall.”

Sidebar: Coalition against oil price increases invites public to join noise barrage on March 30

Main Story: Inaction on oil price hikes, a ‘huge case of corruption’ – Alliance Against Oil Price Increases By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA – ‘While we are drowning in misery, they are swimming in luxury… We are like in a FPJ movie, we are being badly beaten first, before they deign to give us alms…”…

Letter to the Editor March 23, 2012 Disclaimer | What you are reading is either a press release/ statement or a manifesto. These materials do not go through our editorial process and do not reflect our policy or position. The continuing oil price hike imposed by the three big oil companies, Shell, Caltex and Petron,…

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat.com There have been mixed reactions from the public regarding the National Day of Protest last March 15. While in the main, people are more aware and supportive of protest actions against oil price increases compared to before, still, there were some who expressed either indifference or negative reactions. In the “man-on-the-street”…

Ni ROLAND TOLENTINO Bulatlat.com Sa edad ng deregulasyon ng mga industriya, biglang nagsulputan itong mga signage ng mga presyo ng gasolina sa mga stasyon. Sa tagiliran lang ito ng sidewalk, sa unang hilera ng mga gas pump prominenteng nakapwesto itong malalaking signage. Sa mga nagmamaneho, matutunghayan ang halos standard naman na presyo ng tatlong bahagi…

By SONNY AFRICA IBON Foundation, Inc. As the world marks International Consumer Rights Day, research group IBON said that the consuming public, which bears the brunt of unabated oil price hikes, has the right to know how the oil companies determine oil prices. The group urged government to regulate the oil industry to ensure transparency…