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09:52:42 AM | Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Jose Santino Bunachita’s article, “Basura Mo, Sardinas Ko”, in yesterday’s issue of Cebu Daily News, was quite interesting. It highlighted the innovative way by which the Cebu City government is dealing with the huge waste challenge it faces, and had to deal with, for decades already.

09:48:09 AM | Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Despite the National Food Authority’s (NFA) assertion the country needs to immediately import 250,000 metric tons (MT) of rice, the Department of Agriculture (DA) believes otherwise.

09:44:52 AM | Thursday, April 20th, 2017

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and Oceana Philippines have teamed up to create a National Management Framework Plan for sardines — the first of its kind for the country.

09:31:13 AM | Thursday, April 20th, 2017

THE Philippine-Hungary Business Forum was convened yesterday along with the re-opening of the Embassy of Hungary in Manila, signaling more economic cooperation between the two countries.

09:02:43 AM | Monday, March 27th, 2017

Our actions today will define our tomorrow.

08:58:24 AM | Monday, March 27th, 2017

According to Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), within the next 30 years, all areas of the Philippines will be warmer by around two degrees Celsius, with our already scorching temperatures even higher during the summer months.

09:01:49 AM | Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

A strengthened fisheries sector is seen to help alleviate those in poverty.

08:38:11 AM | Monday, March 13th, 2017

Are we going hungry? Yes, we are but before I give you the numbers, let me tell you a little story.

10:03:58 AM | Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

MANILA, March 7 (Reuters) - The Philippines' food security agency said on Tuesday it was looking to import 250,000 tonnes of rice as soon as possible via a government-to-government deal with any of its traditional suppliers such as Vietnam and Thailand.

11:06:15 AM | Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Of the three major economic sectors – services, industry and agriculture – the latter is probably the most challenged, particularly because one of the challenges – weather disturbances – is beyond human control and often very destructive.