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CARP defeat in Luisita seen in sale of farmlands


The sale of land covered by the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), prohibited by the agrarian reform law, continues in the estate owned by the family of President Benigno Aquino III, according to farm workers.

Posted: December 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Farmers urge DAR to treat case vs Aquino kin as CARP dispute

A farmers’ group said a trespassing case involving five farmers and a company owned by relatives of President Benigno Aquino III should be treated as an agrarian dispute instead of a criminal case.

Posted: November 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Protesters seek audit of land reform data

Newly released government statistics that reported the distribution of 4.6 million hectares to more than 2.6 million farmers have been questioned by a farmers’ group, which demanded an audit of the supposed accomplishments.

Posted: November 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Santiago wants ‘Hacienda Binay’ distributed to farmers

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Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago on Monday filed a resolution expressing the Senate’s sense that a vast farm allegedly owned by Vice President Jejomar Binay should be distributed to farmers if covered by the agrarian reform program.

Posted: November 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

CA‎ grants Aboitiz clan petition to exclude parts of land from CARP


The Court of Appeals has granted the bid of the Aboitiz clan to exclude 59 hectares of property from the government’s Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) coverage.

Posted: November 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »