- Edu Manzano, in a social media post, has expressed concern about the sudden increase in prices of goods in the market and grocery stores
- He also pointed out that fuel prices are also poised for another increase
- The actor said that the next items to increase in prices might be construction supplies and transportation fare
- Reports indicate that the increase of various goods and commodities might be brought about by the recent increase of fuel pump prices
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Edu Manzano, in a post on Twitter, expressed concern about the sudden increase in prices of various goods and commodities in markets and grocery stores.
He also pointed out that fuel prices are poised for another round of increase by June 7.
The actor, by his own reckoning, said that prices of goods in both markets and grocery stores are up by around 35%.
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“Palengke is up by 35% groceries are up too,” Edu wrote in his Twitter post.
He then warned about the impending increase in fuel prices, which is slated for another round of price hikes on June 7.
“Here comes gas,” the actor added.
Edu then expressed concern that the next industries that would implement price hikes would be that of the construction supply and transportation sectors.
“Wait for construction supplies and transportation,” Edu wrote in his tweet.
The actor also included an infographic in his tweet showing the prices of regular gasoline to increase by as much as P2.80 for each liter, diesel fuel by as much as P6.50 for every liter, and kerosene by around P5.30 per liter.
The fuel price hike is due to take effect on Tuesday, June 7.
Edu Manzano is an actor, comedian, politician, and the television host of game shows such as The Weakest Link, Pilipinas, Game KNB?, 1 vs. 100, and Asar Talo Lahat Panalo. He used to be in a relationship with actress Vilma Santos. They have a son in show business – Luis Manzano. Edu is now in a romantic relationship with actress Cherry Pie Picache.
Last week, the actor also took to Twitter and expressed his thoughts on the high prices of grocery items. He narrated that he was back in the grocery after a couple of months. The actor then said that he could not believe the prices of grocery items and even added an angry emoji. Many netizens were quick to comment and also narrated their own experience with regards to the prices of goods today.
Previously, he took to Instagram to post a birthday message for his girlfriend, Cherry Pie Picache. The veteran actress is celebrating her birthday today, May 27, and she looks happy in the photo that Edu uploaded. Furthermore, Cherry Pie reacted to Edu's post by leaving a sweet reply in the comments section.