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BOHOL Governor Arthur C. Yap said Secretary Carlito G. Galvez, Jr., chief implementer of the national coronavirus response program, has apologized for the sudden return of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to their hometowns without proper notification to local governments.
WEST zone water concessionaire Maynilad Water Services Inc. said the water bill that its customers will receive for the month of June would reflect the actual billing and consumption for the months of March up to June.
THE Philippines is set to take part in field trials for a potential vaccine against African Swine Fever (ASF).
AGRICULTURE Secretary William D. Dar made his pitch for the role of farming in reviving the economy, claiming that an “agriculture-driven” approach will help the Philippines rebound more strongly from the pandemic.
METRO Pacific Investments Foundation (MPIF) said it entered into a partnership with Agrea Agricultural System International, Inc. to purchase and distribute produce from farmers cut off from their markets by the lockdown.
SAN MIGUEL Corp. (SMC) said its food unit has purchased 69 million kilograms of corn from farmers to ensure adequate supply and prop up farmer incomes during the market disruptions caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
AN Ateneo de Manila University scientist said he supports clinical trials to study the effectiveness of virgin coconut oil (VCO) in treating coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), calling it a “simple solution” tapping a readily available resource.
PALACE Spokesperson Harry L. Roque on Tuesday explained that an “expanded targeted testing” is a priority measure to curb coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) transmissions after receiving public backlash on his Monday statement that the government will not be conducting mass testing.
THE Department of Agriculture (DA) will offer interest-free loans to Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to venture into agriculture-related businesses as part of efforts to boost the economic productivity of rural areas.
A LOW-SODIUM fish sauce made from fermented green mussels, or tahong, has been developed by the University of the Philippines-Visayas Institute of Fish Processing Technology.
TYPHOON Vongfong caused about P185.83 million in damages across three regions, destroying rice, corn and high-value crops and killing livestock, according to the Agriculture department.
On Friday, the Department of Agriculture (DA) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with seven companies which will join as sellers under the e-Kadiwa ni Ani At Kita marketing program.
FRUITAS Holdings, Inc. has teamed up with the operator of Eduardo’s Peri-Peri Chicken to launch a new chicken line.
THE coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak holds the potential for helping marine environments recover if economies adopt greener practices, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) said.
THE end-of-year rice inventory has been projected at about 3.326 million MT based on supply estimates of 17.994 million MT, sufficient to cover demand of 14.668 million MT, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said.
THE Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has set aside P300 million to aid thousands of agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis.
THE Philippines has reported 58 new African swine fever outbreaks on the main island of Luzon, culling 11,074 more pigs, according to the Bureau of Animal Industry.
AS the Philippine workforce has shifted into a work-from-home (WFH) dynamic to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the country, Darren Blaine T. Pangan, Head of Online Trading and Trader at Timson Securities, Inc., has been monitoring the local stock market and performing his day to day office duties from the safety of his home.
EXPORTS of agricultural and fisheries products rose 12% to $1.31 billion in the first quarter, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said, citing data from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
THE Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) said that irrigation development targets set by the National Irrigation Authority (NIA) were not accomplished even after recent increases in national budget funding.
THE farmgate price of palay, or unmilled rice, rose 0.71% week on week to P18.54 per kilogram in the third week of April, with prices up 0.32% year on year, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).
WORRIES of a worsening economy left investors wary, pulling down the 30-member main stock index to close lower a day after the country saw a contraction in gross domestic product (GDP) that ended a 21-year growth streak.
NICKEL ASIA Corp. on Friday reported an attributable first-quarter net loss of P89 million, reversing last year’s profit of P138 million, as the pandemic hit the listed mining company’s investments.
LOCAL government units (LGUs) have bought P1.58 billion worth of agricultural products from farmers and fishermen for distribution to their constituents since the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine on March 15, the Department of Agricuture said.
THE National Water Resources Board (NWRB) on Thursday said there was ample water supply in Metro Manila despite lower water levels in Angat Dam.