The National Food Authority-10 (NFA-10) has confirmed on Friday that there is no hoarding of rice at the Mindanao Container Terminal (MCT) sub-port in Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental, although the city government will still have to dig deeper to see if there are commercial grains dealers who may be stashing their rice supply to the detriment of consumers.
On September 13, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio signed Executive Order No. 23 series of 2018 creating the Rice Supply and Price Monitoring Committee in a bid to protect the city from the same rice shortage issues in various cities.
Anakpawis Representative Ariel Casilao has asked government to impose a freezing of prices of basic commodities in the areas damaged by typhoon Ompong.
Speaking in different occasions, both President Rodrigo Duterte and Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol assured on Monday that there is no rice shortage in the country.
There will be no increase in interest rates of Pag-IBIG Fund’s home loan for the next years as long as the stakeholders and members are still paying.
Authorities here may ask the airline companies to explain the unusual high fare airline companies are charging on the Manila-Davao route compared to routes with longer travel time.
Golden crops like cacao, coffee, coconut, rice and cassava will be the focus of this year’s holding of the 20th Davao Agri Trade Expo slated on September 20-22 at SMX Lanang Davao, this city.
A transaction management company that specializes in blockchain technology believes that Mindanao will be a good place to implement this kind of technology by connecting large business companies to micro entrepreneurs to create one economic force.
The proposal of the government to import rice is a manifestation of an undermined food security in the country, a lawmaker said on Saturday.
A fisherfolk group asked on Friday Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol to withdraw the Fisheries Administrative Order 195 that allows the importation of 17,000 metric tons of scad or known locally as galunggong starting first week of September and December 31, in a bid to stabilize the fish’s price in the market.