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Extreme weather hurts agri sector

AFTER the current El Niño, is our agriculture sector ready for La Niña?Extreme weather events pose risks in the growth of this sector and...

Crop insurance

EVERYTIME dry spell or typhoons strike, the agriculture sector immediately feels the adverse effects. For example, due to the current dry conditions the Department...

Open to abuse

President Duterte’s decision to reject the legalization of medical marijuana is most welcome. It is consistent with the view that such legalization is bound...

Water is getting scarce

WE ARE supposedly experiencing a mild El Niño phenomenon but its effects are far from mild. Agricultural losses are climbing. Water is getting scarce.Yes,...

Private armies

ARE THERE private armies in Western Visayas? The Police Regional Office 6’s campaign against loose firearms as the midterm elections draw near aims to...

Save our soil

IT’S NOT JUST the El Niño / climate change and dwindling number of farmers that threaten our food security. The degradation of soil in...

Our disappearing farmers

EL NIÑO is not the only threat out our food security. As more and more people are opting to live in cities and would...

Exploring other renewable sources of energy

THE PHILIPPINES has been largely dependent on the importation of fossil fuel from the Middle East. When the world supply falls short – and...

Environment and corruption

NEXT MONTH, it would the first anniversary of the six-month closure of Boracay Island for a massive cleanup. Of course, a work is not...

Women teachers

(We yield this place to the statement of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers due to its timeliness. – Ed.)WOMEN teachers join all the working...

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