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Lacson to file resolution seeking vote of confidence on SP Sotto

Posted on Friday, 31 May 2019 06:46 PM | No Comments
Senator Panfilo Lacson has drafted a resolution that aimed at assuring that Senate President Vicente Sotto III will keep his leadership in the Upper Chamber of Congress. He said the...

Senate President Sotto still enjoys support of colleagues in 18th Congress

Posted on Friday, 31 May 2019 08:13 AM | No Comments
With the opening of Congress on July 22, new faces in the Senate and the House of Representatives will have their mettle tested in the world of politics. Neophyte senators...

GIS EXCLUSIVE: Sen. Cynthia Villar to pursue stronger agri programs for farmers if re-elected

Posted on Tuesday, 29 January 2019 01:52 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Senator Cynthia Villar wants to strengthen the country’s agriculture sector by helping local farmers through sustainable programs. As an incumbent Senator, Villar is among those who...

Retailers see no price reduction even with Rice Tariffication Act

Posted on Monday, 24 December 2018 04:47 PM | No Comments
  PASAY CITY, Philippines – Senator Cynthia Villar of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food insists that the National Food Authority (NFA) must still provide low-priced rice in local...

Villar, Pacquiao among 2017 richest senators

Posted on Thursday, 17 May 2018 06:26 PM | No Comments
  PASAY CITY, Philippines – For four consecutive years, Senator Cynthia Villar has remained the richest among the senators based on their respective Statement of Assets Liabilities and Networth (SALN)...

Senate pushes for the creation of the rice competitiveness enhancement fund

Posted on Friday, 26 January 2018 10:34 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Based on the study of the Philippine Institute for Development Studies or PDIS, there are four reasons why Filipino farmers and fishermen are not competitive as compared...

There is no fish shortage — DA Sec. Manny Piñol

Posted on Wednesday, 22 November 2017 01:30 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — “I don’t know what shortage they are talking about. There is an abundance of tamban (sardine) in Zamboanga del Norte.” This is the statement of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel...