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Roxas Holdings plunges to P1.9 billion crop year loss
by Louise Maureen Simeon - December 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Listed bio-sugar and bio-energy company Roxas Holdings Inc. has incurred a P1.9 billion net loss for the current crop year due to a challenging sugar industry.
Philippines urged to ratify international treaty on mercury
by Louise Maureen Simeon - December 6, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippines is urged to ratify an international treaty to allow the country to be free from mercury, a highly toxic substance that poses threats to the environment and human health.
Philippines to import galunggong a new
by Louise Maureen Simeon - December 6, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippines will once again import the poor man’s fish, galunggong, as prices of the commodity have shot up to nearly P300 per kilo due to low supply.
Manila Water offers compromise on P7.4 billion award
by Louise Maureen Simeon - December 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Ayala-led Manila Water Co. Inc. is willing to come up with a “workable solution” with the government on a recent arbitration decision that entitled it to indemnification for unenforced rate hike, after...
PCA nixes plan to lift ban on mature coconut exports
by Louise Maureen Simeon - December 4, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippine Coconut Authority has rejected a plan to lift the ban on the export of matured coconut.
AgriNurture gets go-signal to buy shares in Australia aquaculture firm
by Louise Maureen Simeon - December 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Listed agriculture trading firm AgriNurture Inc. (ANI) has moved a step closer to expanding its business in Australia.
Central Luzon benefits from P572 million agriculture projects
by Louise Maureen Simeon - December 2, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Agriculture has released P572 million worth of agricultural projects to Central Luzon as part of efforts to beef up partnership with local government units.
Sugar stakeholders pursue SRA audit
by Louise Maureen Simeon - December 2, 2019 - 12:00am
The local sugar industry is pushing for a performance audit of the Sugar Regulatory Administration amid its stand on current issues hounding the sector.
Rice database to boost farm sector
by Louise Maureen Simeon - December 1, 2019 - 12:00am
The International Rice Research Institute has created a one-stop rice database intended to help improve the country’s farm sector.
Korea to bring in more companies for agri-mechanization investments
by Louise Maureen Simeon - December 1, 2019 - 12:00am
More South Korean manufacturing firms are coming in to the Philippines to invest in the development of the local agriculture particularly in mechanization.
Sugar stakeholders seek review of SIDA
by Louise Maureen Simeon - November 30, 2019 - 12:00am
The local sugar industry wants lawmakers to revisit the Sugar Industry Development Act and restore its P2-billion budget as part of proposals to address the threat of import liberalization.
Government ordered to pay Manila Water P7.39 billion
by Louise Maureen Simeon - November 30, 2019 - 12:00am
An international arbitral court has ordered the Philippine government to pay the Ayala-led Manila Water Co. P7.39 billion in indemnification for losses incurred after being barred from raising rates.
NIA completes P189 milion Palawan irrigation project
by Louise Maureen Simeon - November 29, 2019 - 12:00am
The National Irrigation Administration has opened the new P189-million irrigation system in Palawan as part of government’s efforts to cover more agricultural areas nationwide.
Six firms bag top awards for responsible mining
by Louise Maureen Simeon - November 29, 2019 - 12:00am
Six out of the 22 shortlisted mining firms in the country bagged the Presidential Mineral Industry Environmental Award, the industry’s most prestigious award, given as part of efforts to promote responsible...
Philippine inks first fisheries cooperation agreement with South Korea
by Louise Maureen Simeon - November 28, 2019 - 12:00am
For the first time, the Philippines and South Korea have agreed to boost cooperation in the fisheries sector by promoting more trade and investments.
Congress seeks P6 billion for farmers
by Louise Maureen Simeon - November 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Both chambers of Congress are seeking at least P6 billion in supplemental budget to compensate for farmers’ losses following the deluge of rice imports that dampened local palay prices.
Taiwan firm seeks government nod on green mining method
by Louise Maureen Simeon - November 27, 2019 - 12:00am
A Taiwan-based company is seeking the government’s help in encouraging the mining sector to adopt a greener method of extracting minerals, particularly gold.
Banana growers want quick resolution of South Korea tariff issue
by Louise Maureen Simeon - November 25, 2019 - 12:00am
The country’s banana industry is asking both Manila and Seoul to finally settle the still unresolved issue on the reduction of high tariff rates slapped to Philippine cavendish bananas.
Apex Mining rejoining Chamber of Mines
by Louise Maureen Simeon - November 25, 2019 - 12:00am
Listed Apex Mining Co. Inc. is rejoining the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines two years after it left the mining group over policy disagreements.
Philippines nickel sector to collaborate with China’s biggest battery group
by Louise Maureen Simeon - November 25, 2019 - 12:00am
The local nickel industry is partnering with China’s biggest professional battery association to hitch a ride on the booming e-vehicle industry in one of the world’s power economies.
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