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Aquino graded so-so 6.1

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The Movement for Good Governance (MGG), a civil society coalition advocating government transparency, accountability, integrity and honesty, has given the Aquino administration a grade of 6.11 on his fourth year in office.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Agri losses in Bicol due to ‘Glenda’ hit P3.74B


A week after Typhoon “Glenda” hit Bicol, the Department of Agriculture (DA) has placed the damage to agriculture and agricultural infrastructure in the region at P3.74 billion, and still counting.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Seven drown in septic tank on Polish pig farm

Seven people, all members of the same family, died in a freak accident Thursday after falling into an industrial-size septic tank on a pig farm in western Poland, firefighters said.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Garlic prices start falling; DA tightens rules on imports


The Department of Agriculture (DA) said on Monday garlic prices in local markets have eased as imports have been lined up amid the tighter screening of traders.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Scientists identify parasites that will end cocolisap outbreak


Scientists from the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) and a group of coconut industry stakeholders said the government would no longer need to inject insecticides to coconut trees infested by coconut scale insects (CSI) after discovering the presence of parasitoids that could naturally end the ‘cocolisap’ outbreak.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »