By Tonette Orejas
The government wants to keep Hacienda Luisita a sugar-producing area to sustain the operations of a mill owned by President Benigno Aquino’s family, according to a leader of farm workers who received plots of land in the agricultural estate that had been placed under the land reform program.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning the public against cooking oil and sugar products illegally being sold by a company based in Valenzuela City.
By Carla Gomez
“We are not afraid of 2015, we are confident that the Philippine sugar industry will survive,” Francisco Varua, president of Philippine Sugar Millers Association and Philippine Sugar Research Institute (Philsurin), said on Monday.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
The Supreme Court has granted the request of farm worker beneficiaries from Hacienda Luisita to have their preferred auditing firm to examine the books of Hacienda Luisita Inc. and Centennary Holdings Inc.
By Joan Orendain
The eminent writer Carmen Guerrero Nakpil, a lady of discerning taste, wrote: “Each little shop held infinite treasures. I bought an evening bag of gray satin that was straight out of Paris. I have it still. It symbolizes for me the spirit of Negros.”