By Julliane Love De Jesus
Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) has launched an investigation into the missing 1,000 sacks of National Food Authority (NFA) rice in a Bayugan City warehouse in Agusan del Sur province.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
The Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a criminal case against 17 individuals involved in the alleged re-bagging and sale of NFA rice in Marilao, Bulacan.
By Julie M. Aurelio
, Julliane Love De Jesus
, Tonette Orejas
The Department of the Interior and Local Government on Monday disclosed a new modus operandi of rice hoarders as it inspected a warehouse in Malolos City, Bulacan province.
The National Food Authority (NFA) failed to buy palay from farmers in the last harvest season as the agency’s support price of P17 per kilogram could compete with the traders’ buying price of P24 to P25 per kg, provincial officials said.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
Malacañang on Thursday said it is determined to ease the recent price hikes and punish those who are found to have artificially manipulated market prices.