Typhoon Pepeng: Price Watch

Here’s a compilation of recent tweets and retweets regarding prices of goods. Please note that these are copied as is. Let us know if there has been a misinformation and we’ll do our best to rectify them immediately.

  • Reconstruction efforts to hike retail prices in Metro Manila http://bit.ly/7RAYS [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/20 13:03]
  • DTI warns retailers vs selling flood-damaged goods: http://bit.ly/2B66ci [via @gmanewstv] [10/20 11:34]
  • Shell, Petron hike oil prices http://url4.eu/dT91 [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/20 05:21]
  • Petron not raising oil prices http://url4.eu/chtj [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/13 21:41]
  • Mom just told me that vegetable prices in the market has skyrocketted. Bulb of broccoli selling for over Php1,000 at the market today! [via @gschan] [10/13 12:15]
  • Not a good day for romance – From Balitanghali: roses are now P200/bundle at Dangwa from P80 pre-Pepeng. [via @JohnCray] [10/13 12:11]
  • [Metro Manila] Flower prices on the rise, too http://bit.ly/2AR2Dt [via @ABSCBNNews] [10/13 11:55]
  • Presyo ng bigas, tumaas na rin dahil sa pananalasa ng bagyong Pepeng sa bansa [via @balita_ngayon] [10/13 9:00]
  • Went 2 the market and was shocked! Carrots cost 400/kg n potatoes 200/kg! WTH!? Bec of typhoons and disaster up north accdg 2 vendor! [via @patriciahizon] [10/12 17:27]
  • Market prices for fruits and vegies up 5x times original due to city-wide isolation [via @jonasespelita] [10/12 8:42]
  • Freight costs halt ‘coffins-for-veggies’ plan http://url4.eu/cFzf [via @inquirerdotnet] [10/11 20:09]
  • Balintawak wet market – carrots selling P200/kilo, beans P150/kilo [via @caffeinesparks] [10/11 20:09]
  • Baguio food scarcity; astronomical prices; relief teams have cash but hard to find food to buy. [via Steve Rogers, @mlq3] [10/11 15:45]
  • Prices of vegetables going up in Baguio every 6 hours. [via Feliz Perez, @mlq3] [10/11 15:47]
  • Rice sold for P60/kg in Baguio City – GMA News http://ping.fm/WqDgE [via @tonyocruz] [10/11 16:29]
    • Re: Rice sold for P60/kg in Baguio City – GMA News http://ping.fm/WqDgE — NOT TRUE! P28-40 a kilo only [via @happysarah] [10/11 17:07]


  • Watch out for overpriced agricultural and vegetable products due to bad roads. Call DTI Hotline at 751-3330 to report price abuse! [via @tjmanotoc] [10/10 11:48]
  • Baguio, Benguet. residents: if stores jack up prices report to Art Tibaldo 09178458534. Specify name of store/outlet. [via @mlq3] [10/11 15:19]

Updated as of 20 October 2009, 1:33 PM.