- A gas station in Borongan City, Eastern Samar has already breached the P100/liter price of diesel albeit the Department of Energy said that it was unlikely for gas prices to reach this level
- ABS-CBN News reported that one Petron gas station in Borongan sells diesel at P100.05 per liter
- Based on the report, XCS, is at P96.81 per liter while XTRA is at P96.48 per liter
- As per the netizen who shared the photo with ABS-CBN, they already expect gas prices to shoot up but are concerned because other places have not yet reached such price
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One gas station in Borongan City, Eastern Samar has already reached the price of P100.05 per liter of diesel, as reported by ABS-CBN.
The photo was shared to the news outfit by netizen Daniel Promeda Osita.
Based on the photo, the price of gasoline at the said Petron station, particularly XCS and XTRA are P96.81 and P96.48 respectively.
As per the report, the netizen said that they already expected for the price to reach P100 per liter. He said that this is also the problem in other parts of the world.
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The only problem is that gas prices in Borongan is higher than gas prices in other cities in Eastern Visayas.
“Ang magagawa na lang natin eh itaas din ang presyo ng mga produktong binebenta ko. Kawawa ang mga manggagawa na hindi tumataas ang sahod, lalo na kung iyong mga walang sahod," said Daniel.
Previously, ABS-CBN also reported that the Department of Energy stated that it is very unlikely for fuel prices to reach P100 per liter.
Philstar reported that drivers have been asking for understanding from commuters because rising gas prices compelled other drivers to look for other means to feed their families.
The rising gas prices in the country have caused a huge burden not only to jeepney drivers, but also to the general consumers, due to the trickle-down effect, wherein goods and commodities increased in prices as well.
A tricycle driver has shared that he now needs to budget P150 for two days worth of food for his family. In a TV Patrol report, the driver shared that the prices of fuel have greatly affected their income. If before they were able to buy food every day, now, they have to contend with buying just 1/4 of the foods that they used to buy before.
In another road-related story, the security guard who was ran over by an SUV in Mandaluyong has accepted the apology issued by the suspect. Christian Floralde has signified that he accepts the apology of Jose Sanvicente. Despite this, however, he would still push through with the case against the errant driver. A preliminary hearing at the Mandaluyong City Hall prosecutor's office was conducted, but only the lawyer of the suspect appeared.