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Fertilizer fund scam witness open to tell all, share all with Ombudsman

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ombudsman

The whistle-blower in the fertilizer fund scam is willing to share with the Office of the Ombudsman what he knows and the documents he has in connection with the controversy in order to help build up its case.

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

NFA’s P1-B deal probed

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NFA workers unload tons of rice  imported from Vietnam. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Former National Food Authority Administrator (NFA) Orlan Calayag and his special assistant, Dennis Guerrero, have been placed under investigation for allegedly granting a P1.08-billion rice cargo-handling contract to a trucking company without a bidding being conducted, a violation of the antigraft law, according to Francis Pangilinan, the presidential adviser on food security.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

DA orders crackdown on expired imported meat

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FILE PHOTO

The Department of Agriculture is coordinating with local government units to crack down on imported meat that are being sold beyond the recommended date of consumption.

Posted: August 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Agriculture agency head denies rift with food czar

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DA Secretary Proceso Alcala. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala on Wednesday denied having any rift with appointed food czar former Senator Francis Pangilinan, who was appointed by the President to clean up the graft-ridden agency.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PH to import 1.3 M tons of rice this year

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Rice self-sufficiency is projected to reach 98 percent this year, better than last year, but government is poised to import 800,000 more million metric tons of rice than last year, Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala told lawmakers on Wednesday.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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