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Duterte vetoes 7 bills in first 3 years in office

Jun 26, 2019 - 10:34 AM

Among the vetoed bills are the twin measures that would have fulfilled President Duterte's campaign promise to coconut farmers

Duterte veto: Coconut trust fund bill may be unconstitutional

Feb 18, 2019 - 11:04 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte also argues that the current bill's proposed coconut trust fund may benefit wealthy coconut farmer owners more than smallholder farmers

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the program proper during his meeting with the Filipinos based in Papua New Guinea at the Filipino Community Center in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea on November 16, 2018. Malacañang Photo

Duterte vetoes coconut farmers trust fund bill

Feb 15, 2019 - 11:28 PM

It's back to the drawing board for lawmakers on how the P76-billion coco levy funds will be managed in order to benefit coconut farmers

VETO. In this file photo, President Rodrigo Duterte presides over the 34th Cabinet meeting at the Malacañang Palace on February 6, 2019. Alfred Frias/Presidential Photo

Final version of coco levy bill shatters farmers' hopes

Aug 03, 2018 - 4:48 PM

'Maaaring magtagal na naman ang aming paghihintay at pakikibaka bago makamit ng mga mahihirap at maliliit na magniniyog ang bunga ng coco levy,' says a national coalition of coconut farmers' movements

VILLAR LAUDS APPROVAL OF COCO LEVY BILL BY BICAM PANEL- Sen. Cynthia Villar, chairperson of the Committee on Agriculture and Food, said the approval by the bicameral conference committee of the reconciled version of the Coconut Farmers and Industry Development Act, "marks the end of the long and grueling journey of enacting a law which will make sure 3.5 million coconut farmers will greatly benefit from the P100-billion funds which are rightfully theirs." In photo are members of the bicam panel (standing) Rep. Cecilia Chavez, Sen.Francis Pangilinan, Rep. Celso Lobregat, Rep. Arthur Yap, Rep. Edcel Lagman, Rep. Manuel Sagarbarria; (seated) Rep. Evelina Escudero, Villar, Rep. Jose Panganiban Jr., and Rep. Sharon Garin. Also in photo are Department of Agriculture officials. Photo by the office of Sen. Cynthia Villar

What Duterte development plan ignores: Local industry, accessible social services

Jun 11, 2017 - 4:31 PM

Under the Philippine Development Plan 2017 2022 PH s agriculture and mining industry cater to foreign economies while its people look for jobs abroad according to IBON Foundation

ASEAN integration: PH energy sector OK, sugarcane industry in trouble

Oct 22, 2015 - 8:31 PM

The energy sector stands to benefit from the integration while the sugarcane industry is seen to be adversely affected a former energy undersecretary and lawyer says

LEGAL EAGLES. Experts discuss the legal procedures to merging as well as as the new business environment that regional integration will bring at the Philippine Corporate Mergers: "Developing a scenario for ASEAN entry and competitiveness" forum held at AIM on October 22, 2015 (seated from left: former Energy Undersecretary Jose Layug, PCCI's George Barcelon, and SEC CommissioneManuel Gaite). Photo by Chris Schnabel / Rappler

PH, Japan sign action plan on industrial partnership

Jul 17, 2015 - 3:23 PM

The action plan will help elevate the Philippines into the ASEAN manufacturing and human resources development hub

Sugar prices rise on increased demand and VAT fears

Apr 13, 2015 - 8:30 AM

The DTI warns of further price increases as the BIR plans to impose a VAT on raw and refined sugar

Aquino signs law promoting development of sugarcane industry

Apr 02, 2015 - 1:00 PM

The law aims to aid the development of the sugarcane industry especially as import duty will be 5 this year

HIGHLIGHTS: 3rd Women's Business Summit Philippines

Mar 05, 2014 - 9:03 PM

The 3rd Women s Business Summit brings successful female entrepreneurs and executives to the stage to talk about how they made it

Food security: The challenge for candidates

Apr 22, 2013 - 1:00 PM

Why we should consider the candidates’ stand on food security before we vote

Abaca exports down 17.3% in Jan-Aug

Nov 13, 2012 - 4:35 PM

The country s abaca exports slumped 17 3 in the January to August period according to the Fiber Industry Development Authority FIDA

Abaca exports fall in Jan-July on lower demand

Oct 09, 2012 - 6:39 PM

The country s revenues from Abaca exports cut by 12 in January to July period says Fida