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DSWD Receives Rice Donation from Vietnam for Distribution to Marawi IDPs

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), through its Field Office 10, received a total of 200 metric tons or 200,000 kilos of rice from the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam intended for distribution to the internally displaced persons (IDPs) of Marawi City who will be returning home. His Excellency Ly Quoc […].....»»

Category: newsSource: metrocebu metrocebuApr 16th, 2018

Vietnam donates 200 metric tons of rice to Marawi IDPs

MANILA, Philippines – Vietnam has donated 200 metric tons of rice to internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Marawi through the Department of Social Welfare and Development. Vietnamese Ambassador Ly Quoc Tuan handed over the donation to DSWD Undersecretary Luzviminda Iligan in Dalipuga, Iligan City on April 5. In a statement sent to reporters ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 11th, 2018

Rise to the occasion

Oftentimes, ordinary citizens find it difficult to understand the rhyme or reason behind government policies and directives. But the directive of Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III for the Bureau of Customs to release smuggled rice to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for distribution as relief goods to people affected by typhoon “Ompong” […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 16th, 2018

NFA Starts Distribution of Low-Priced, Quality Rice in Metro Manila

The National Food Authority on Tuesday (June 26) has started the distribution of low-priced, good quality NFA rice in Metro Manila. The agency also assured the public of enough buffer stock for the entire country as fresh rice imports arrived. The shipments came from Vietnam and Thailand, the only countries with a memorandum of agreement […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

DSWD intensifies early recovery efforts for Marawi IDPs

MANILA, Nov. 29 -- In continuation of the early recovery efforts of the government to assist internally displaced persons (IDPs) affected by the armed conflict in Marawi City, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)  released its latest update on the services and interventions to returning IDPs in the war-torn city. Read More........»»

Category: newsSource:  filipinoexpressRelated NewsDec 1st, 2017

1,500 Marawi Internally Displaced Families, Shine Bright!

SHINE BRIGHT! This captures the vibrant atmosphere during RAFI’s Marawi Crisis Response- October 24-November 4, distribution of 1,500 WakaWaka Power+ to internally displaced persons (IDPs) and families in various evacuation centers hosted by local government... The post 1,500 Marawi Internally Displaced Families, Shine Bright! appeared first on MetroCebu News......»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

Marawi braces for emerging food distribution crisis

ILIGAN CITY: The once heavily populated evacuation centers that Iligan has prepared for the residents who fled Marawi City at the start of the siege in May have now been reduced to a small community of remaining internally displaced persons (IDPs). Out of the five major evacuation centers in Iligan, the city is now maintaining… link: Marawi braces for emerging food distribution crisis.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 11th, 2017

Marawi to Use Cebu Donation for IDPs

Marawi to Use Cebu Donation for IDPs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2017

DSWD releases guidelines for P5,000 additional assistance for IDPs from Marawi; cash to be given in two tranches - ReliefWeb

DSWD releases guidelines for P5,000 additional assistance for IDPs from Marawi; cash to be given in two tranches - ReliefWeb.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJun 14th, 2017

DSWD starts relief distribution to Marawi families

MANILA, Philippines -  As thousands of families have been displaced by the siege of Marawi City by terrorist groups Maute and Abu Sayyaf, the Department of S.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 25th, 2017

AgriNurture to buy rice from Vietnam state firm in $1-B deal

Listed agribusiness company AgriNurture Inc. (Ani) has signed a billion-dollar agreement with Vietnam's largest grains exporter to help augment the country's rice stocks amid skyrocketing.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

AgriNurture secures $1-billion rice import deal

Listed agricultural trading firm AgriNurture Inc. has sealed a $1 billion rice import contract from Vietnam Southern Food Corp. in a bid to address supply issues in the country......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

AgriNurture strikes deal with Vietnamese rice trader

LISTED firm AgriNurture, Inc. (ANI) has signed a memorandum of agreement with state-owned Vietnam Southern Food Corporation — Vinafood II to bring more rice into the country. The post AgriNurture strikes deal with Vietnamese rice trader appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

ANI, VINAFOOD ink $1-B annual rice import deal

Listed AgriNurture, Inc. (ANI) has signed an exclusive deal with Vietnam Southern Food Corporation -- VINAFOOD II, to import two million metric tons of rice to the Philippines starting this year valued close to US$1-billion. In a Memorandum of Agreement signed by ANI President and CEO Antonio Tiu and VINAFOOD General Director Nguyen Ngoc Nam over the weekend, Vietnam's largest grains exporter agreed to exclusively supply long grain rice to ANI to help address supply issues in the Philippines. VINAFOOD II is a state-owned corporation duly designated and assigned by the government of Vietnam to export rice and help achieve food security in Southeast Asia. In a disclosure to the Phili...Keep on reading: ANI, VINAFOOD ink $1-B annual rice import deal.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018

DOF orders immediate release of seized rice to DSWD as Ompong approaches

Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has ordered the Bureau of Customs to immediately release seized smuggled rice and other food items to the Department of Social Welfare and Development to augment government preparations for the onslaught of typhoon Ompong (international name: Mangkhut)......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

India rates tumble; Vietnam hopes to clinch Philippines deal

BENGALURU — Rice export prices in India slumped this week as the rupee fell and demand remained weak with buyers expecting further dips, while low supplies and the prospect of a new deal with the Philippines pushed up prices for the Vietnamese variety. In top exporter India, rates for the 5 percent broken parboiled variety fell by $5 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsSep 14th, 2018

ON HIGH INFLATION RATE: Minimize rice wastage, public told

AS THE country’s inflation rate surges to 6.4 percent, the National Nutrition Council (NNC)-6 advised the public to minimize rice wastage. NNC-6 regional nutrition program coordinator Nona Tad-y said rice wastage normally occurs from production, distribution, up to consumption. Tad-y added that based on several studies by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) and […] The post ON HIGH INFLATION RATE: Minimize rice wastage, public told appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsSep 10th, 2018

Vietnam rice shipments set to grow; PH among main markets

HCM CITY --- Vietnam's rice exports are expected to rise in the remaining months of the year thanks to increasing demand in many markets, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. Higher demand has been forecast in China, the Philippines, Indonesia, Iraq, and Southern African countries, it said. The Philippines, for instance, plans to import 500,000 to 800,000 tonnes to supplement its depleting stocks and stabilize prices. A new decree, which takes effect in October, is expected to remove difficulties and legal barriers faced by rice businesses in expanding exports. Rice exporters said they are likely to see positive signs from October but also challenges. La...Keep on reading: Vietnam rice shipments set to grow; PH among main markets.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 9th, 2018

Quarantine bureau clears NFA rice shipment in Albay after treating weevil infestation

The Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) in Region V has cleared the National Food Authority’s (NFA) imported rice in Port of Tabaco in Albay free from weevil infestation. In a statement on Friday, Sept. 7, the clearing of BPI’s Plant Quarantine Service would mean the resumption of rice distribution in the region. After 177,000 of… link: Quarantine bureau clears NFA rice shipment in Albay after treating weevil infestation.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018

PHL to import extra 250,000 tons of rice in open tender — NFA

WORKERS unload 10,800 tons of rice from Vietnam — one of the world’s biggest producers of the grain and main source of Philippine rice imports — at the port of Tabaco City, Albay in this July 5 photo. — AFP THE PHILIPPINES will import an additional 250,000 tons of rice via an open tender, the… link: PHL to import extra 250,000 tons of rice in open tender — NFA.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 6th, 2018

Aug. inflation fastest in nearly a decade

A WORKER repacks rice grains imported from Vietnam at a National Food Authority warehouse in Quezon City in this Sept. 5, 2008 photo. — AFP HEADLINE INFLATION in August caught state economic managers and financial markets by surprise, shooting up to its fastest clip in almost a decade, according to official data the Philippine Statistics… link: Aug. inflation fastest in nearly a decade.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018