Saturday, April 17, 2021
 

Eireene Jairee Gomez

Dar on watch against corruption in DA

AGRICULTURE Secretary William Dar said he is closely working to address allegations of corruption in the Department of Agriculture (DA) and welcomed any investigation...

More budget can unlock agriculture’s full potential

THE Department of Agriculture (DA) needs more budgetary support to implement all necessary programs towards increasing the country’s food sufficiency level across all commodities. Agriculture...

India vows support for agriculture

THE Indian government has vowed to strengthen it’s long-standing cooperation with the Philippines, particularly in the areas of intensifying technological transfer in the country’s...

3% agri growth seen this year

PHILIPPINE agriculture will grow up to 3 percent this year, significantly higher than the 2.5-percent growth target set by the Department of Agriculture (DA),...

P75B to reboot coco trust fund

THE initial rollout of government programs meant for the coconut sector through the much-awaited utilization of the P75-billion coconut trust fund is expected to...

Agri trade down 6.8% in Q4 2020

The Philippines’ total value of agricultural trade declined to $5.65 billion in the last three months of 2020, down by 6.8 percent from the...

Agricultural prospects tackled in Times forum

THE Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations believes that the pandemic would have a big impact on the food and agriculture sector...

Group seeks hike in pork tariffs

AGRICULTURE industry group Samahang Industriya ng Agrikultura (Sinag) is proposing to the Tariff Commission (TC) an increase on import duties on frozen pork meat...

BFAR reports stabilized supply, price of galunggong

AFTER several weeks, the supply and price galunggong (round scad) have now stabilized, the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DA-BFAR) said. In a...

Govt readies use of P75-B coco trust fund

THE new Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) board has convened to craft a plan to make efficient use of P75-billion coconut trust fund, following the...

‘No strings attached’ to China’s vaccine donations — Lorenzana

THERE are no strings attached to China's donation of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines such as the Philippines giving up its sovereign rights to...

Security forces search Myanmar protest district room by room

YANGON: People barricaded in a Yangon neighborhood overnight said on Tuesday that Myanmar security forces searched their homes room by room for anti-coup protesters,...

Royal family says Harry, Meghan racism charges ‘concerning’

LONDON: Buckingham Palace said Tuesday that allegations of racism made earlier this week by Prince Harry and Meghan were “concerning" and would be addressed...

From the White House to the dog house: Biden’s pooches sent home after ‘biting incident’

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Joe Biden has sent his two dogs back to his family home in Wilmington, Delaware, after the younger of the two...

US lets Venezuelans stay temporarily, will review sanctions

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The Biden administration said on Monday it is offering temporary legal residency to several hundred thousand Venezuelans who fled their country’s economic...