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Gov’t may need to rent power generators

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DOE Secretary Jericho Petilla. AP FILE PHOTO

Time is running out for the government to make use of the opportunity to shore up power-generating capacity to avert brownouts in summer of 2015 and it seems that the only option now is to rent generators, according to Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho L. Petilla.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Farmers report corn smuggling

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An umbrella group of corn farmers and traders is appealing on authorities to stop what it describes as technical smuggling of at least 500,000 tons of corn from Argentina and Brazil.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

NIA seeks P28.8-B budget for canal repair

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The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) is seeking a budget of P28.8 billion for 2015 to repair about 4,500 kilometers of canals and related structure next year.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Farm damage due to ‘Luis’, ‘Mario’ hits P3.11B

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International Finance Corp. (IFC), the private sector funding arm of the World Bank, is working with partners to design new insurance products that aim to protect Filipino farmers against costly typhoon-related losses.  AP/BULLIT MARQUEZ

The assessed farm damage caused by Typhoon “Luis” and Tropical Storm “Mario” jumped yet again to reach a total of P3.11 billion, or close to double the P1.76 billion reported three days ago.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Business Stories | Read More »

DA sets suggested retail prices for pork, chicken

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The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Thursday announced suggested retail prices (SRP) for pork and poultry products as part of efforts to ensure a stable supply of meat in the coming holiday season.

Posted: September 26th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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