Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Sunday that he is now working on a law that would restore the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.
Author Archives: ZEA IO MING C. CAPISTRANO
The Lapanday Foods Corporation said they will oppose the Writ of Installation issued by the Department of Agrarian Reform favoring the farmers as this “defies the final Court order” which earlier ruled in its favor.
Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano (left) comes back to Tagum City on Friday, April 21, 2017 to supervise the scheduled installation of agrarian reform beneficiaries in Barangay San Isidro. However, the installation did not push through after the guards inside the plantation refused to receive DAR’s Writ of Installation. (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)
For the second time, agrarian reform beneficiaries here were stopped by company guards who refused to obey the Writ of Installation ordered by Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano.
Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano said it is only the Supreme Court that could stop him from installing 159 agrarian reform beneficiaries in Tagum City.
A group of environmental advocates lauded Thursday the plan of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Gina Lopez on engaging communist rebels for development projects.
After only 13 hours of labor strike, 133 workers of a packing plant of the Japanese-owned Sumifru banana packing plant in Compostela Valley inked a deal with the management to scrap the piece-rate system and install an hourly payment scheme.
Members of Madaum Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Association Inc wait for the arrival of Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano as they expect that they will be able to return to their farms in Barangay San Isidro, Tagum City on Tuesday, April 18. (More…) (Zea Io Ming C. Capistrano/davaotoday.com)
Hundreds of farmers were dismayed as they were prevented from taking over awarded lands today, following the failure of the local police to provide security and to aid the Agrarian Reform Secretary in installing the beneficiaries and their families.
As their land is now within their arms reach, farmers of Madaum Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Association Inc., are planning to sell their bananas to other buyers as they push to end their ties with Lapanday Foods Corporation.