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34 of 400 samples of pork products tested positive of African Swine Fever – BAI

Posted on Friday, 19 July 2019 07:39 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has intercepted a number of pork products from Hong Kong and China at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in between June 19...

Farmers to lose P114-B a year if farm gate price of palay remains low — Piñol

Posted on Wednesday, 17 July 2019 07:41 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Local farmers may lose up to P114 billion if the farm gate price of fresh palay remains low, according to Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol. At present, the...

Murad approves of Piñol as Duterte’s ‘point man’ in BARMM

Posted on Friday, 12 July 2019 01:28 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte confirmed on Thursday (July 11) that Chief Minister Al Hajj Murad Ebrahim of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) has approved the...

Piñol goes ‘less audio’ as DA chief after Duterte’s talkative’ remarks

Posted on Friday, 28 June 2019 01:46 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol has opted to limit giving statements following President Rodrigo Duterte’s remarks of him being ‘talkative’. He also preferred not to give media interviews...

Duterte mulls appointing Piñol as MinDA chief

Posted on Friday, 28 June 2019 11:18 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol offered to be relieved from his current post through a courtesy resignation submitted to President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday (June 27). The President...

Sunken boat’s cook insists no other Filipino vessels in collision site

Posted on Monday, 17 June 2019 05:31 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Richard Blaza, the cook of the Filipino fishing boat that figured in a sea collision with a Chinese vessel in Recto Bank, maintained there were no other...

DA-BFAR says Filipino fishing boat ‘rammed’; China says they were ‘besieged’

Posted on Monday, 17 June 2019 11:32 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Filipino fishing boat was ‘hit’ and ‘rammed’. This was emphasized by the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) after numerous versions of...

Canned pork seized from OFW positive for African Swine Fever virus

Posted on Friday, 14 June 2019 03:33 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Department of Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol confirmed on Friday (June 12) that the canned pork products confiscated last March 25 at the Clark International Airport have tested...

PH lifts 7-year-old ban on several fish species from Fukushima

Posted on Thursday, 30 May 2019 06:21 PM | No Comments
TOKYO, Japan – Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol on Wednesday (May 29) announced that the Philippines officially lifted the ban imposed seven years ago on the importation of several fish species...

Piñol orders NFA to purge co-ops list, probe erring workers

Posted on Monday, 6 May 2019 06:00 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) has started probing farmers’ cooperatives accredited by the National Food Authority (NFA). Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol on his social media post on...