MANILA, Philippines — Some 21,000 metric tons of imported onions should arrive on or before Dec. 31, the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Plant Industry (DA-BPI) said on Friday amid the spike in the retail price of the bulbs that has reached as high as P220 per kilo.
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DA breaks ground on first of many post-harvest infrastructures to cut rice losses, lift storage capacity
The Department of Agriculture on Friday broke ground on four units of large rice dryers in Dingras, Ilocos Norte, the first of more than two dozen post-harvest facilities that the National Food Authority (NFA) plans to build to enhance its procurement capability, increase rice yield, and boost rice and corn storage capacity.
THE Philippine Army, which is leading the leading campaign to end communist insurgency in the country, said it is treating with “guarded optimism” the agreement of government and the communist National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) leaders to resume peace negotiations.
MANILA, Philippines – Hashtags-Red eked out a slim 17-15 victory over Team Media-White to rule the ST2 Media Launch 3x3 tournament last week at the Boost Basketball Gym in Caloocan.