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Small banana growers seek gov’t help in raising prices

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AFP FILE PHOTO

Small banana growers still recovering from typhoon Pablo have sought government’s help in the pricing of their bananas, which they say are bought at an unusually low price, compared to the prevailing price of bananas in the world market.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

DA chief to lobby for eased import tariffs on bananas

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Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala. FILE PHOTO

Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala has told banana exporters he will personally lobby for the lowering of tariff for Cavendish banana in Korea and Japan.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Not all sectors ready for Asean Free Trade Area

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Workers unload a shipment of imported Malaysian lumber for the Philippine market in this file photo.  AFP FILE PHOTO

The increasing cost of power would reduce the competitiveness of the country’s rubber exporters when the Asean Free Trade Area or Afta comes into full effect, an industry source said.

Posted: December 6th, 2013 in Uncategorized | Read More »

Mindanao 2012 agri exports exceed $3 B

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Minda Chair Luwalhati Antonino. FILE PHOTO

Despite the challenges brought about by natural calamities, Mindanao exported more than $3 billion in agricultural products in 2012, accounting for 60 percent of the country’s total agricultural exports, the Mindanao Development Authority (Minda) reported on Thursday.

Posted: July 18th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

The man who brought ‘tapsilog’ to Davao

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KEEPING the ingredients safe: the food commissaries of Taps.

For 27 years, the homegrown food counter that first brought to this city the mouth-watering beef tapa, sinangag (fried rice) and egg (known as tapsilog) dishes one can eat in a hurry—has grown from a five-staff affair to a source of job for over 100 people.

Posted: April 13th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Gov’t urged to focus on job creation

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world bank

The World Bank said the big number of unemployed and underemployed in the Philippines was the big challenge for the Aquino administration.

Posted: February 4th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Creating ‘good jobs’ an overwhelming challenge to Aquino gov’t—World Bank

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The World Bank logo. www.worldbank.org photo

A World Bank official has called the huge number of unemployment and underemployment in the Philippines as a huge challenge for the Aquino administration.

Posted: February 4th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

For one man, trade comes 2nd to being Filipino

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ANGIE Angliongto (seated) with his wife and two children

Businessman Sebastian Angliongto recalls growing up in a traditional Chinese household where only slightly being late or absent for dinner could mean missing a meal for the night.

Posted: June 30th, 2012 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Mines bureau ignores feasibility studies submitted by rival factions

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Mines and Geosciences Bureau

The Southern Mindanao regional office of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau said Thursday it was waiting for Nationwide Development Corp. (Nadecor) to get its act together and would not act on any of two feasibility studies submitted by rival factions within the company on the Kingking project in Pantukan, Compostela Valley.

Posted: June 14th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories,Uncategorized | Read More »

Traders blame government for banana fiasco with China

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VICENTE LAO: We want to be assured our investments will be upheld PHOTO FROM MINBC.ORG

Business leaders in Mindanao and government agriculture officials exchanged barbs on Sunday over who was to blame for the recent quarantine problems encountered by Philippine banana exports to China.

Posted: May 28th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Zubiri: Other PH fruits may suffer same fate as bananas over Shoal row

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Former Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri. File photo

Former Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri has warned that Philippine tropical fruits being sent to China could also suffer the fate of Cavendish bananas.

Posted: May 26th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Aquino urges banana exporters to diversify market

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Arakan, North Cotabato women wash Cavendish bananas ready for export as this  mountainous town has become a center for agribusiness in Central Mindanao area. With GSP privileges, the Philippines will be able to export bananas, among others, to the US without having to pay corresponding tariffs.  PHOTO BY PINOY GONZALES/PDI CONTRIBUTOR

President Benigno Aquino on Monday told banana exporters reeling from the stringent rules imposed on their product by China not to put all their eggs in one basket and to diversify their market.

Posted: May 15th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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