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                    [ArticleID] => 1549518
                    [Title] => Binay camp debunks DA over rice self-sufficiency claim
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The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay debunked yesterday Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala’s claim that the Philippines has achieved 97 percent rice self-sufficiency since President Aquino took office in 2010.

[DatePublished] => 2016-02-03 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804518 [AuthorName] => Ghio Ong [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1549287 [Title] => Binay camp: PNoy's rice sufficiency program a failure [Summary] =>

The camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay on Wednesday claimed that the administration's rice self-sufficiency program is a failure.

[DatePublished] => 2016-02-02 23:51:22 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1645031 [AuthorName] => Patricia Lourdes Viray [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/pilipino-star-ngayon/probinsya/20150425/edd-gumban-1.jpg ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1412004 [Title] => Alcala urged to go on leave over garlic cartel [Summary] =>

An administration lawmaker urged yesterday Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala to take a leave of absence pending the results of a probe by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) regarding his alleged link to the “garlic cartel.”

[DatePublished] => 2015-01-12 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1805432 [AuthorName] => Paolo Romero [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20140628/proceso-alcala-2.jpg ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1411292 [Title] => NBI charges garlic cartel [Summary] =>

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has filed graft, direct bribery, and price manipulation charges against 119 public and private individuals, including three Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) officials, namely former BPI Director Clarito Barron, a close associate of Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala; Merle Bautista Palacpac, officer-in-charge (OIC) of the plant quarantine service; and Luben Quijano Marasigan, former chief of the plant quarantine.

[DatePublished] => 2015-01-10 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135492 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1307672 [AuthorName] => Ernesto M. Maceda [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1394326 [Title] => WB-funded irrigation project goes into service [Summary] =>

A P39.52-million communal irrigation project funded under the World Bank supported Mindanao Rural Development Program (MRDP) is now operational in Malaybalay City, Bukidnon.

[DatePublished] => 2014-11-22 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1340231 [Title] => Alcala [Summary] =>

In a recent media interview, Secretary Pangilinan was asked  to explain his most pressing goals upon taking over the four most important agencies of the Department of Agriculture. His answer was that he was mandated ‘to cleanse the agencies...the situation.”

[DatePublished] => 2014-06-29 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133740 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1302661 [AuthorName] => Elfren S. Cruz [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1339111 [Title] => A reply from Secretary Alcala [Summary] =>

Last Sunday, I wrote a column entitled “Time to Let Alcala Go.” I was, of course, referring to Agriculture Department Secretary Proceso Alcala. Philippine STAR received a five-page reply from the Secretary which said the intention was to provide “a few facts that may help put your column ...in a better perspective.”

[DatePublished] => 2014-06-26 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133740 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1302661 [AuthorName] => Elfren S. Cruz [SectionName] => Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1335579 [Title] => EDITORYAL - Sino ang paniniwalaan sa isyu ng bigas? [Summary] =>

NAGTAAS ng P2 ang kilo ng bigas. Maraming ma­hihirap ang umaray.

[DatePublished] => 2014-06-17 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => PSN Opinyon [SectionUrl] => opinyon [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1304567 [Title] => Groups to DA: Ban 'Golden Rice' [Summary] =>

Environmental group Greenpeace on Monday called on the Department of Agriculture to ban the genetically modified "Golden Rice" for commercial use. 

[DatePublished] => 2014-03-24 13:43:44 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1262583 [AuthorName] => Dennis Carcamo [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1250971 [Title] => Palace verifying reports NFA chief is US citizen [Summary] =>

Malacañang is verifying reports that the administrator of the National Food Authority (NFA) is an American citizen, which is not allowed under the agency’s charter.

[DatePublished] => 2013-10-30 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1096652 [AuthorName] => Delon Porcalla [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) ) )
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