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about 1 month ago

The bill lifting rice imports in exchange for tariffs hurdles the bicameral conference committee, two steps short of becoming a law.

about 1 month ago

Lawmakers announced a common version of lifting rice import limits in exchange for tariffs. Meanwhile farmers demand more help from the government amid the Agriculture department's plan to look at Papua New Guinea as a food source.

about 2 months ago

The rice bidding comes amid the NFA's latest report on the country's crop output for 2018.

about 2 months ago

The government is also banning nicknames like 'Yummy' and 'Super Angelica,' and standardizing labels for rice.

about 3 months ago

Agriculture Chief Manny Piñol clarifies President Rodrigo Duterte never uttered the words 'unimpeded importation', as such measure will be a disservice to farmers.

about 3 months ago

Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez assures the public that there will be a steady supply of rice by next month.

about 4 months ago

The executive order seeks to remove administrative and non-tariff barriers on food importation.

about 4 months ago

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says the government is considering appointing a go-to official to speed up authorization of rice imports to address inflation.

about 4 months ago

It doesn't help that the agricultural labor force has been on a drastic decline, losing over 1.5 million workers in the past five years alone. This means lower production as more farmers, fishermen, and workers look for other jobs.

about 4 months ago

The National Food Authority Council (NFAC) said, in a statement Wednesday, it instructed the NFA to hold open tender immediately for the importation of the additional rice stocks to arrive in November.