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Reports of Malampaya fund misuse enrage Quezon NGO official


An official of a nongovernment organization (NGO) helping farmers on Bondoc Peninsula was enraged on Thursday over reports that corrupt government officials and scam artists had stolen millions of pesos from a fund intended for beneficiaries of agrarian reform.

Posted: July 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Landowners building fences to keep CARP recipients out–NGO


Big landowners on the Bondoc Peninsula in Quezon province are fencing their properties to stop agrarian reform beneficiaries from taking possession of the land that had been awarded to them, a leader of a nongovernment organization in Lucena City said Friday.

Posted: February 23rd, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

DA secretary opposes cash distribution to farmers forced to pay coconut levy

Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala  FILE PHOTO

Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala slammed the proposed distribution of the nearly P70-billion coconut levy fund to individual farmers, saying it would only generate floods of court cases against the government.

Posted: February 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Coconut farmers vow to campaign vs Aquino candidates

Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco Jr.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Disappointed with President Benigno Aquino III’s continued silence on coco levy issue despite the recent Supreme Court final ruling that the multi-billion pesos 24-percent block of sequestered shares in San Miguel Corp. (SMC) belong to the government for its use to benefit the coconut farmers, a peasant group warned that the administration candidates will be rejected in next year’s election.

Posted: September 29th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »