Only those with a quarantine pass will be allowed inside grocery stores and supermarkets during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said.
Malls will be allowed to open their doors to the public in areas under general community quarantine (GCQ), Malacañang announced Friday.
Instead of limiting their operating hours, markets and supermarkets may have to extend their operating hours, but with a "staggered" setup, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Saturday.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on Monday said that senior citizens or those aged 60 years old and over should be allowed to enter supermarkets and groceries during the Luzon wide enhanced community quarantine.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered about half the country's population to stay home for the next month in a drastic bid Monday to curb the rising number of new coronavirus cases.
MANILA—Senator Imee Marcos on Friday thumbed down the Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI) plan to import rice for retailers such as fast-food chains, supermarkets, and groceries to further lower rice prices.
Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri claims supermarkets are not following suggested retail prices