SAN MIGUEL Corp. (SMC), via its food division San Miguel Foods, has purchased 87,946 metric tons (MT) of corn from local farmers’ cooperatives in October to early November as part of its efforts to augment the income of farmers affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
THE JAPANESE Film Festival opens on Nov. 20 and 22, 6 p.m., with a screening of Project Dreams — Building Mazinger Z’s Hangar (2020) by Tsutomu Hanabusa at the SM Cinema by the Bay Drive-in Cinema at Mall of Asia, Pasay City.
The last decade before the pandemic, we had seen good times in the global and domestic economies. The world gross domestic product growth rate had been hovering in the three percent level. In the Philippines, we had seen a range of six to seven percent growth.
A man was driving through a rural area and saw a farmer beside the road feeding three pigs ears of corn directly from the stalk. The man pulled over and told the farmer, “I don’t know if you realize it, but it’s going to take a long time for you to fatten up those pigs.”