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Poe urges price freeze on garlic

Senator Grace Poe.  FILE PHOTO/PRIB

Senator Grace Poe is urging the government to immediately impose a price freeze on garlic after its price shot up to P280 million per kilo.

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

P2 rice price hike temporary—Palace

File photo of EV ESPIRITU

Malacañang on Sunday assured the public that the increase in rice prices is only temporary.

Posted: June 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t bolsters cloud seeding in anticipation of El Niño


The lack of rain and heat that summer brings not only affect people, but also farms and watersheds vital to human survival.

Posted: May 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Quezon Mafia’ performers in DA—Alcala

Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala: Swamped with “nuisance suits”.  FILE PHOTO

Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala lashed back at accusations of an alleged “Quezon Mafia” that is currently controlling the activities of the department.

Posted: January 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

100,000 fishermen from Yolanda-hit areas need boats

Survivors walk through the rubble of damaged homes and a ship that was washed ashore in Tacloban city, Leyte.  AP FILE PHOTO

A group of fishermen expressed frustration at plans announced by the Department of Agriculture (DA) to distribute 1,300 boats to fishermen, saying the number of fishermen who had lost their boats to Supertyphoon “Yolanda” could easily reach 100,000.

Posted: November 23rd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »