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                    [ArticleID] => 1535532
                    [Title] => De Lima, Pacquiao among 13 strong contenders in senatorial race
                    [Summary] => 

Thirteen out of 89 candidates for senator have a statistical chance of winning seats in the May 2016 polls, with Sen. Vicente Sotto III so far leading the race, according to the latest survey of Pulse Asia.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-22 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804518 [AuthorName] => Ghio Ong [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20150927/de-lima.jpg ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1374516 [Title] => Vilma Santos, Pacquiao may win in 2016 Senate race - Pulse Asia [Summary] =>

Batangas Gov. Vilma Santos and Saranggani Rep. Manny Pacquiao are among the personalities who have a "statistical chance of winning" in the 2016 senatorial race, Pulse Asia revealed on Monday.

[DatePublished] => 2014-09-29 12:27:17 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1473499 [AuthorName] => Louis Bacani [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20140929/senatorial-race-2016-vilma-santos-manny-pacquiao.jpg ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1366498 [Title] => DOF says proposal to absorb NFA debt needs study [Summary] =>

A proposal that would entail the government absorbing the National Food Authority’s estimated P165 billion ($3.7 billion) debt needs careful study, according to Finance Secretary Cesar Purisma.

[DatePublished] => 2014-09-08 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804021 [AuthorName] => Zinnia B. Dela Peña [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1351738 [Title] => NFA mulls 500,000-MT add’l rice imports [Summary] =>

The Aquino government intends to increase imports of cheap rice to continuously drive down prices, but would also continue programs to strengthen the production capability of farmers, Presidential Assistant for Food Security and Agricultural Modernization Francis Pangilinan said late Monday.

[DatePublished] => 2014-07-30 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/pilipino-star-ngayon/bansa/20140720/national-food-authority-compound-5.jpg ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1346209 [Title] => Review of NFA support price set [Summary] =>

The government wants to slowly wean rice farmers away from the price support provided by the National Food Authority (NFA), but no drastic changes to the subsidies provided by the state-run food agency would be immediately implemented, said Presidential Assistant for Food Security and Agricultural Modernization Francis Pangilinan yesterday.

[DatePublished] => 2014-07-15 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/business/business-main/20140715/nfa-BUS1.jpg ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1342934 [Title] => Field tests show effectiveness of cocolisap pesticide [Summary] =>

Field tests on the environment-friendly, non-chemical organic pesticide developed by a member of the Filipino Inventors Society Producers Cooperative (FISPC) has successfully shown its effectiveness in reducing and controlling the population of coconut scale insects (CSI), more popularly known as cocolisap.

[DatePublished] => 2014-07-06 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1664250 [AuthorName] => Rainier Allan Ronda [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20140706/farmer-jun-espino10.jpg ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1340907 [Title] => Gov’t sets review of NFA rice procurement subsidy [Summary] =>

The government is set to review whether it will continue providing subsidies for rice purchases as it seeks to reduce the National Food Authority’s (NFA) debt, a Cabinet official said.

[DatePublished] => 2014-07-01 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1473425 [AuthorName] => Louella Desiderio [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/business/business-main/20140701/nfa-BUS1.jpg ) ) )
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