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Batangas farm manager found dead

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A 26-year-old farm manager was found dead in Padre Garcia town, Batangas Saturday morning, police said.

Posted: January 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Benefit of bees even bigger than thought—food study


Bees have a much greater economic value than is widely known, according to a scientific probe into strawberry-growing published on Wednesday.

Posted: December 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

177,000 ha of Mindanao land eyed for palm oil

WORKERS gather palm fruits in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat, in this file photo. INQUIRER PHOTO

The transformation of Mindanao into a major producer of palm oil in the next two years has started with major oil palm industry players teaming up with the government.

Posted: May 25th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Salt-tolerant rice bred at IRRI

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Scientists have successfully bred a rice variety that is salt-tolerant, which could enable farmers to reclaim coastal areas rendered useless by sea water, a Philippine-based institute said Tuesday.

Posted: April 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Dead ducks in China river as swine flow eases


At least 1,000 dead ducks were found floating in a Chinese river, state media reported Monday, after Shanghai said it had almost finished recovering thousands of deceased pigs from its main waterway.

Posted: March 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »