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Farmers see Rice Tariffication Law to insure death of domestic rice industry

BAGUIO CITY — The Philippine Congress has signed the death certificate of the local rice industry and rice farmers with the approval of the Agricultural Tariffication Act or House Bill 7735 on third and final reading this afternoon, August 14, 2018. In a vote of 200 YES, 7 NO and 2 ABSTAIN, the Lower House has approved the tariffication of rice imports in lieu of quantitative restrictions on rice imports.

Bt corn farming not profitable

By KIMBERLY JOY ALEJO TUMAUINI, Isabela—They barely earn any from growing Bt corn yet they keep on planting because their land is …

Int’l rural peoples mov’t calls to heighten efforts vs Golden Rice

The Peoples’ Coalition for Food Sovereignty (PCFS), a global network of food sovereignty advocates and various grassroots groups of small food producers, expressed its support to the Filipino farmers’ protest against the Golden Rice field trials during yesterday’s public consultation by the International Rice Research Institute in San Mateo, Isabela.

Daranudor ti Ilocandia: Ti palso a konsepto ti padanum ken pautang ti China

Kuna dagiti opisial ti National Irrigation Administration (NIA) a nakipagpaset iti naangay a public hearing kasilpo ti Gregorio del Pilar Impounding Project (GDPIP) idiay Salcedo, Ilocos Sur idi Hunio 27 a ti proyekto ket paset ti serbisio publiko ti gobierno. Inyarigna daytoy iti konstruksion ti kalsada nga uray awan kano ti nalawag a pagganaranna ket ipaayna iti umili ken iti panagdur-as ti gimong. Ngem saan pay a nalnalpas ti aktibidad ket naglikudanen ti ahensia ti kunkunana a “serbisio publiko”.

The ‘floored price’ of tobacco

By SHERWIN DE VERA CANDON CITY — Every two years, just before the tobacco cropping season starts, stakeholders from the tobacco …

Daranudor Ti Ilocandia: Ania ti ibagbaga ti ekonomia? 2/2

Ilaslastog ti administrasyon a Duterte ti dakkel a koleksyon daytoy ti buwis iti bulan ti Enero ken Pebrero. Segun iti Department of Finance, nangatngaton ti 15.5% ti buwis a nakolektada iti umuna a bulan ti 2018 kumpara iti naglabas a tawen. Bayat a nakasingiren daytoy ti P44.49 billion nga excise tax. Amin daytoy gapu ti implementasyon ti Tax Reform Acceleration for Inclusion (TRAIN) Law.