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 Jerome Aning
Former National Food Authority (NFA) Administrator Angelito Banayo on Monday said the import permits issued by the agency during his term were awarded through open and transparent bidding processes as approved by the NFA Council headed by Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala.
By Allan Nawal
Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares urged President Benigno Aquino III to stop the importation of rice and implement price control on the staple to stymie the rice cartel.
By Ronnel W. Domingo
With the April-September rice-production lean months settling in, the country’s national stock of milled rice shrank by 8.5 percent to 2.31 million tons as of June 1, from 2.52 million tons a month earlier.
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.