Author Archives: TYRONE A. VELEZ

6 years ago

OPPOSING TUITION HIKE

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OPPOSING TUITION HIKE

Students from the University of Mindanao staged a picket at the school’s Matina campus gate last week to protest what they said lack of transparency in implementing an increase in tuition next June pegged at 435 pesos a unit. (Tyrone A. Velez/davaotoday.com)

6 years ago

Ban on GMO crops, subsidy for ‘healthy’ agriculture sought

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Ban on GMO crops, subsidy for ‘healthy’ agriculture sought

“Is government going to subsidize (co-existence), or rather spend it in producing better or safer products? That’s the question. Maybe we can have healthier products with lower price if it subsidizes agriculture that is more sustainable, rather than spending on co-existence. It’s the discussion everyone should have,” said TWN scientist Camilo Beltran.