By Nancy C. Carvajal
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.
By Ramon Tulfo
There’s not much time for Congress, sitting as a constituent assembly, to amend a provision in the Constitution giving the President a second term.
By Julliane Love De Jesus
, Nancy Carvajal
Amid allegations of extorting P15 million from a rice trader, National Food Authortiy (NFA) administrator Arthur Juan tendered his resignation on Friday.
By Nancy Carvajal
Presidential food security adviser Francis Pangilinan said Friday National Food Authority Administrator Arthur Juan had offered to resign over charges he extorted millions of pesos from a rice trader but Pangilinan persuaded him not to.
By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
De facto Agriculture Secretary Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan has ordered an investigation into the possible involvement of employees and officials of the National Food Authority (NFA) in the illegal diversion and repacking of NFA rice in Iloilo and other provinces.