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Maynilad to pour in P200 billion for wastewater
by Louise Maureen Simeon - September 20, 2019 - 12:00am
West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services Inc. is spending P200 billion to complete its wastewater program as part of the concession’s agreement for a full sewer and sanitation coverage by 2037.
Philippines seeks greater access for pineapples in the US
by Louise Maureen Simeon - September 20, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippines is seeking an expanded market access of its pineapples to the US amid an increasing demand for the tropical fruit.
Philippines urged to reconsider blanket ban on pork imports
by Louise Maureen Simeon - September 19, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippines should think twice about imposing a blanket ban on all pork imports after being hit by African swine fever.
SC upholds P2-billion fine on MWSS, water firms
by Louise Maureen Simeon - September 19, 2019 - 12:00am
The Supreme Court (SC) has affirmed the P2 billion in penalties imposed on the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) and its two concessionaires for failure to comply with environmental laws.
US trade group cautions against blanket ban on pork products
by Louise Maureen Simeon - September 18, 2019 - 1:05pm
The Philippines should think twice about imposing a total blanket ban on all pork imports amid African swine fever cases in the country that could affect domestic supply in the near term.
DA to invest more in Mindanao
by Louise Maureen Simeon - September 18, 2019 - 12:00am
The government is investing more in Mindanao, which remains on top of the country’s development agenda amid a stable source of export quality commodities.
Palay output seen to drop in Q3
by Louise Maureen Simeon - September 18, 2019 - 12:00am
The country’s production of palay (unhusked rice) will likely decline in the third quarter due to the effects of the El Nino phenomenon that hit the country.
Manila Water allots P115 billion for full sewer, sanitation coverage
by Louise Maureen Simeon - September 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Ayala-led Manila Water Co. Inc. is spending P115 billion for a full sewer and sanitation coverage by 2037.
Huge demand pushes Philippine soybean imports
by Louise Maureen Simeon - September 16, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippines will continue to increase importation of soybean from the US amid better economic conditions that would further push demand for the commodity.
Swine raisers told: Let vets do their job
by Louise Maureen Simeon - September 16, 2019 - 12:00am
The Department of Agriculture (DA) is appealing to backyard swine raisers to report sick and dead pigs and let the experts do their jobs in their proper disposal.
Stricter biosecurity pushed amid ASF
by Louise Maureen Simeon - September 15, 2019 - 12:00am
The private sector is calling on the government to beef up and impose stricter biosecurity measures against the spread of the dreaded African swine fever (ASF), an epidemic that could potentially damage the country’s...
Government revives Marcos-era stores
by Louise Maureen Simeon - September 15, 2019 - 12:00am
The government has revived the Marcos-era Kadiwa store system in Metro Manila in a bid to stabilize prices and help both farmers and consumers.
Do not overestimate sugar output, SRA told
by Louise Maureen Simeon - September 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Local sugar stakeholders are calling on the government to stop overestimating sugar production as this affects market prices and policies.
Rice stocks grow 40% in August
by Louise Maureen Simeon - September 11, 2019 - 12:00am
The country’s rice inventory maintained its upward trend, rising by 40 percent in August, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said.
Environmental group urges government  to ratify Basel Ban Amendment
by Louise Maureen Simeon - September 11, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippines is at risk of being the world’s toxic dumping ground if it does not fast-track its own ratification of the Basel Ban Amendment.
Metal production rises as China demand grows
by Louise Maureen Simeon - September 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Data from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), however, showed a decline in metal prices during the period.
Pangilinan wants crops as collateral for rice farmers
by Louise Maureen Simeon - September 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Sen. Francis Pangilinan said that farmers should be able to use their crops as loan collateral to help them sustain farm operations amid the deluge of cheap imported rice following the opening up of the industr...
Philippines eyes re-fleeting in tuna industry
by Louise Maureen Simeon - September 9, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippines is looking at upgrading and modernizing the fishing fleets of the tuna industry to be able to compete in the global market.
New Zealand mulls onion exports to Philippines
by Louise Maureen Simeon - September 8, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippines will prioritize its local onion farmers as it demands balanced trade from New Zealand after the latter expressed interest in bringing in the commodity.
Rice imports management key to stem falling prices
by Louise Maureen Simeon - September 8, 2019 - 12:00am
The government is being urged to focus on the root cause of declining palay (unhusked rice) prices instead of relying on palliative measures that are either too expensive or ineffective.
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