Tuesday, April 13, 2021
 

Eireene Jairee Gomez

Boost PH’s food security, President tells farmers

President Rodrigo Duterte has called on farmers to continue producing food for Filipinos and help boost the country’s food security, and promised sustained support for them. In...

Soybean meal importsseen rising 5.45% in 2018

Philippine soybean meal (SBM) imports are expected to increase by 5.45 percent to 2.9 million metric tons (MMT) this year, fueled by the livestock...

Exports boost seen from three categories

The government has identified three product categories that are expected help bolster the Philippine export industry’s growth. A focus on organic, halal and kosher products is...

Bill’s enactment seen to raise dairy budgets

A bill requiring the Department of Agriculture (DA) to increase the budget of the Philippine dairy, livestock, and poultry industries is expected to be...

Aboitiz to put up urban backyard farms

THE Aboitiz Group, through Aboitiz Equity Ventures (AEV), Inc. and the Aboitiz Foundation, has signed an agreement with the government for the Urban Agriculture Garden project, which...

P600M eyed to improve carabaos

The Philippine Carabao Center (PCC), an attached agency of the Department of Agriculture (DA), is proposing a budget of P600 million in 2019 to...

SL Agritech lists P2-B bonds on PDEx

LEADING hybrid rice producer SL Agritech Corp. (SLAC) has returned to the Philippine Dealing & Exchange Corp. (PDEx) with the listing of short dated notes...

‘Agri venture schemes, block farming needed’

The government should encourage agribusiness venture arrangements (AVAs) and sugarcane block farming (SBF) to boost agrarian reform beneficiaries’ (ARBs) productivity and income, a recent Philippine Institute for...

Govt OKs P354M for coffee industry

The government has alloted P354.6 million to help the Philippine coffee industry increase its production to 214,626 metric tons (MT) by 2022. According to Agriculture...

Action urged vs agricultural pollution

The World Bank has urged the government to address agricultural pollution, warning that it could undermine the country’s status as an agricultural leader in Asia. The global...

Trump’s top diplomat joins Fox News

Donald Trump's top diplomat Mike Pompeo has been hired to appear on Fox News as a "contributor," the conservative cable news channel said Thursday. "I...

Duterte honors selfless Covid-19 frontliners on Day of Valor

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte paid tribute to healthcare workers and other frontliners battling the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, as the country commemorates Araw ng...

‘No strings attached’ to China’s vaccine donations — Lorenzana

THERE are no strings attached to China's donation of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines such as the Philippines giving up its sovereign rights to...

Security forces search Myanmar protest district room by room

YANGON: People barricaded in a Yangon neighborhood overnight said on Tuesday that Myanmar security forces searched their homes room by room for anti-coup protesters,...

Royal family says Harry, Meghan racism charges ‘concerning’

LONDON: Buckingham Palace said Tuesday that allegations of racism made earlier this week by Prince Harry and Meghan were “concerning" and would be addressed...