Business, Nation

Agriculture Secretary Pinol admits garlic cartel exists, bans 43 traders

12 Jul , 2017  

On Wednesday, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol disclosed the banning of 43 importers who failed to use their import permits. The DA official came forward with the announcement in the midst of rising prices of garlic in the local markets. The ban on 43 traders would leave 111 more players in the garlic trading industry. Previously […]

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Environment, Luzon, News

DA to restock Laguna lake with indigenous, non-invasive commercially viable fish

4 May , 2017  

The Department of Agriculture has unveiled a plan to restock Laguna and other lakes, rivers and creeks in the country with indigenous fish and non-invasive but commercially viable species. The initiative tagged as Project BASIL (Balik Sigla sa Ilog at Lawa) aims to revive inland bodies of water where decline of fish stocks has been […]

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