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‘Nothing suspicious in NFA rice purchases’

By FREDA MAE SORSANO ILOILO — A National Food Authority (NFA) official dispelled the allegation that some people from San Enrique town made questionable rice...

Agri dep’t girds for El Niño

By FREDA MAE SORSANO ILOILO — The Department of Agriculture (DA) is bracing for the El Niño phenomenon, which the state weather bureau said will...

Where did NFA rice go?

BY FREDA MAE SORSANO SAN Enrique, Iloilo – The Sangguniang Bayan (SB) here has formed an ad hoc committee to investigate the alleged diversion of...

Ombudsman suspends four Janiuay officials

BY GLENDA SOLOGASTOA ILOILO – Four officials of Janiuay town were suspended by the Office of the Ombudsman for six months effective this May 4...

Capitol rice project exec: What anomaly?

BY GLENDA SOLOGASTOA ILOILO – The Rice Development Program coordinator of the provincial government denied alleged irregularities in the project’s execution.There were no missing bags...

4 soldiers positive for illegal drugs

BY GLENDA SOLOGASTOA ILOILO – Four soldiers of the Philippine Army’s 82nd Infantry Battalion (IB) based in Camp Monteclaro, Miag-ao town tested positive for illegal drugs.One...

Iloilo central market vendors ask:‘WHO WILL PROTECT US?’

BY FREDA MAE SORSANO ILOILO City – Public markets exist to “shield small entrepreneurs from huge corporations and help the small man prosper,” according to...

Junk food ban looms

BY FREDA MAE SORSANO ILOILO City – A city councilor has proposed an ordinance that would regulate food and beverages sold in school canteens.Councilor R....

Sackloads of rice seeds ‘missing’

BY GLENDA SOLOGASTOA ILOILO – Under its Rice Development Program, the provincial government purchased fertilizers and palay seeds for distribution to farmers. But the Provincial Agriculture Office...

Agri chief blames ‘errors’ in documentation

BY GLENDA SOLOGASTOA ILOILO – Provincial Agriculturist Ildefonso Toledo believes the rice seeds and fertilizers that the provincial government procured under its Rice Development Program...

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