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Posts Tagged ‘Manny Piñol’

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...

Source: Minor revamp looms in Duterte Cabinet

Posted on Tuesday, 25 June 2019 12:38 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – A minor reshuffle is expected to take place soon in the Cabinet of President Rodrigo Duterte, a highly placed source said on Monday. The source, who requested...

Captain of sunken boat in Recto Bank says sorry to Duterte

Posted on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 09:13 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The captain of the Filipino fishing boat hit by a Chinese vessel in Recto Bank on June 9 apologized to President Rodrigo Duterte following reports that he...

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...

PACC clears Agriculture Secretary Piñol from corruption allegations

Posted on Thursday, 13 June 2019 10:31 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) announced on Wednesday (June 12) that it has cleared Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol from allegations of corruption in relation to the rice...

Increase in production, oversupply of mangoes due to El Niño – DA

Posted on Monday, 10 June 2019 07:15 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Mango growers across the country were compelled to bring and sell their yield in Metro Manila trading centers. According to the Department of Agriculture (DA), there is...

Ban on pork, pork-based products from ASF-infected countries still in effect – DA

Posted on Monday, 27 May 2019 11:48 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) reiterated that the ban on entry of pork and pork-based products into the Philippines remain in effect especially from countries affected by...

DA wants ‘fake’ vinegar removed from market

Posted on Monday, 20 May 2019 07:20 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) wants the removal of fake vinegar from local markets. This after the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI) revealed the result of their...

PH targets 96% rice self-sufficiency by 2020

Posted on Monday, 8 April 2019 05:05 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Agriculture (DA) is eyeing to achieve 96 per cent rice self-sufficiency in the country by the year 2020. Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol said the...