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DA allots P200-million loan for coconut farmers

Philippines
In response to the drop in global market prices for copra, the government, through the Department of Agriculture, will be allocating at least P200 million worth of loans ...
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DA opens TienDA Malasakit centers to bring cheaper produce to Metro Manila

Consumer Food Philippines
The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Friday revealed its plans to  introduce lower-priced locally-grown agricultural produce to the Metro Manila market in a bid to address the rising ...
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Manny Piñol will go back to his farm if Duterte is not happy

Philippines
Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol has expressed his willingness to step down from his position, should President Rodrigo Duterte will it. Amid critique about rice shortage and distribution, Secretary ...
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When old bitter enemies become allies for peace

Opinion
It was not very comfortable to sit beside and in front of people who may have wished me dead in the past and who considered me as their ...
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DA suspends assistance to Lanao town over harassment accusations

News
Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol has suspended all assistance to Butig, Lanao del Sur after two councilors allegedly molested his female staff member. The councilors, whose names are not yet ...
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President Duterte orders DENR to stop all logging operations

Opinion
President Rody Duterte ordered the Department of Environment and Natural Resources last night to implement the ban on logging in the country without any exemptions. The President issued ...
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Iran seeks abaca supply, other Philippine Products

Economy News
The Islamic Republic of Iran, long subjected to trade sanctions by the West, is now opening up its market to various agricultural products from the Philippines, especially Abaca ...
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Piñol apologizes for inverted PHL flag

News
MANILA, October 27, 2016 (PNA) — Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel “Manny” Piñol today apologized for the inverted Philippine flag that was shown in his presentation in an economic forum ...
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‘Lawin,’ ‘Karen’ cause ₱10.22-B damage to agriculture, infrastructure

News
MANILA, October 23, 2016 (PNA) — The damage to agriculture and infrastructure caused by typhoons “Karen” and “Lawin” has so far reached ₱10.22 billion, the Department of Agriculture ...
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Davaoeños sacrifice lives, bleed for troubled nation

Opinion
It is still too early to believe and conclude that the bombing in Davao City last night which killed at least 14 people and injured dozens was the ...
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