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Maynilad spends P347 million for QC pipe replacements
by Louise Maureen Simeon - July 19, 2018 - 12:00am
West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services Inc. has spent nearly P350 million for the completion of its pipe replacement project to improve water quality and pressure in Quezon City.
Gov’t urged to certify new mining bill as urgent
by Louise Maureen Simeon - July 18, 2018 - 12:00am
A multi-sectoral group is urging the government to certify as urgent the Alternative Minerals Management Bill to ensure that the environment is protected and the industry is better regulated.
Victorias Milling profit down 55% to P418 million in 9 months
by Louise Maureen Simeon - July 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Listed sugar miller Victorias Milling Co. Inc. saw its net income drop by 55 percent in the nine-month of its current crop year due to lower revenues.
MPIC unit to tap LGUs for water technology
by Louise Maureen Simeon - July 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Ecosystem Technologies International Inc. (ESTII), a unit of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC), targets to tap major local government units (LGU) in the next two years for the recycling of used water to promote...
Palay, corn outputs drop in Q2
by Louise Maureen Simeon - July 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Palay (unhusked rice) and corn are still expected to register minimal production growth in the first half despite the projected decrease in the second quarter due to contraction in harvest areas in some major producing...
No retail shortage in sugar — SRA
by Louise Maureen Simeon - July 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) maintained there is no shortage of sugar for retail consumers despite continued spike in prices but it is now mulling to implement suggested retail price for the commod...
Government tightens ban on hulbot-hulbot
by Louise Maureen Simeon - July 15, 2018 - 12:00am
The government has stepped up enforcement of a ban on danish seine (hulbot-hulbot) fishing amid intensified campaign on illegal activities in Philippine waters.
Rice prices up 10% in end-June
by Louise Maureen Simeon - July 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Despite the continuous arrival of imports, farm gate prices of paddy rice continued the upward trend, posting an increase of 10 percent at the end of June.
New LandBank lending scheme prioritizes agrarian beneficiaries
by Louise Maureen Simeon - July 15, 2018 - 12:00am
The Land Bank of the Philippines has launched a new loan program that will prioritize lending to agrarian reform beneficiaries.
Marcventures sees better profit despite double excise tax
by Louise Maureen Simeon - July 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Marcventures Mining and Development Corp. expects an 82 percent increase in its net income for the year despite the government’s imposition of double excise tax on the mining industry.
Manila Water bags Pagsanjan contract
by Louise Maureen Simeon - July 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Laguna Water Corp., a unit of Ayala-led Manila Water Co. Inc., has been awarded the contract to manage the bulk water supply and wastewater services in the municipality of Pagsanjan in Laguna.
Coco fund execs resign en masse
by Louise Maureen Simeon - July 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Twelve ranking officials of the Coconut Industry Investment Fund-Oil Mills Group have tendered their resignation in protest over Malacañang’s decision to appoint a new “incompetent” hea...
NFA mulls additional rice imports
by Louise Maureen Simeon - July 13, 2018 - 12:00am
State-run National Food Authority is considering importing another 500,000 metric tons of rice due to the depletion of the agency’s stocks.
DA mulls direct sugar imports by bottlers, processors
by Louise Maureen Simeon - July 12, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Agriculture may consider allowing bottlers and processors to directly import sugar if traders continue to fail to deliver the committed volume.
NFA Council approves award of 673,000 MT rice under MAV
by Louise Maureen Simeon - July 12, 2018 - 12:00am
The interagency National Food Authority Council has approved the awarded volume for rice importation under the minimum access volume scheme following a recent oversubscribed open auction.
NFA expands rice outlets
by Louise Maureen Simeon - July 12, 2018 - 12:00am
State-run National Food Authority is beefing up the accreditation of retail outlets to ensure that cheap rice can be accessible to more low-income families nationwide.
Lower nickel exports expected in 2018
by Louise Maureen Simeon - July 11, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippines is expected to see lower shipments of nickel ore this year amid weak global prices and Indonesia’s easing up on its own export ban.
No abnormal spike in prices after SRP peg, says agriculture head
by Louise Maureen Simeon - July 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Retail prices of some commodities have eased up and continued to stabilize, the head of the Department of Agriculture said.
Mining uncertainties attracting high risk investors
by Louise Maureen Simeon - July 10, 2018 - 12:00am
The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines has warned that the delay in the resolution of important mining regulations is attracting high risk investors.
Nickel firms contribute to greening efforts
by Louise Maureen Simeon - July 8, 2018 - 12:00am
The local nickel industry continues to strengthen greening efforts as part of its thrust towards responsible and sustainable mining in the country.
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