Philippine food staple - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Philippine food staple


Rice self-sufficiency target pushed back

Mar 19, 2013 - 7:55 PM

The government still intends to import some 187 000 metric tons of rice in 2013

NO IMPORTS. The Philippines aims to have no more rice imports by 2014. Photo by AFP

Gov't boosts food supply in Tawi-Tawi, Sulu

Mar 11, 2013 - 8:20 PM

Filipinos affected by the deadly standoff in Sabah have fled to these provinces

RICE FOR REFUGEES. The government is sending more rice and other food items to Tawi-Tawi, Sulu and Basilan for returning Filipinos and refugees from Sabah. Photo by AFP