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Ilocos Norte mobilizes local agri stakeholders in aftermath of southwest monsoon, TD “Luis”

LAOAG CITY – Several department heads of the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN) met with municipal agriculture officers (MAOs) and other concerned agencies at the 49th Agri-Stakeholders Monthly Meeting on August 28 to address the aftermath of the Southwest Monsoon and Tropical Depression “Luis.” These had brought on heavy rainfall, strong winds, and flooding […]

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Billionaire coop CEO reveals why NSCC is on top

CAOAYAN, Ilocos Sur – From a capital of P13,500 to P3.8 billion is indeed a story from rags to riches. But this story is no fairytale as Divina Quemi, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Nueva Segovia Consortium of Cooperatives (NSCC), narrated during a Kapihan Iti Amianan Media Forum over the weekend the struggles […]

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SINURSURAN: No Apay a Nangina ti Pinia (Umuna a paset)

(Umuna iti dua a paset) MANGRUGI iti arinunos ti Mayo ti panagruar dagiti pinia ditoy ilimi a Ballesteros, Cagayan. Kadawyan a maimulmula dagitoy kadagiti bakras ti turod ken bantay iti barangay ti Maburil (Cabanabaan area). Malaksid iti panagtalon, daytoy ti maysa a pagkakuartaan dagiti agindeg nga apagisu a pangalaanda iti igatangda kadagiti masapsapul dagiti annakda […]

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ESSAY: If there’s no rice shortage, why is the price of rice abnormally high?

There is no rice shortage, and the country’s rice supply is adequate to last for 57 days, Department of Agriculture Secretary Arthur Yap said. If there’s no rice shortage, why is the price of rice abnormally high? Global factors According to Dr. Arsenio Balisacan of the University of the Philippines School of Economics and director […]

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