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NFA& apos;s Aquino diverted E. Visayas rice to Bulacan rice traders – memo to Duterte - Rappler

NFA's Aquino diverted E. Visayas rice to Bulacan rice traders – memo to Duterte - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource: googlenews googlenewsApr 16th, 2018

NFA s Aquino diverted E. Visayas rice to Bulacan rice traders – memo to Duterte

MANILA, Philippines – In a confidential memorandum to President Rodrigo Duterte, Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr accused National Food Authority chief Jason Aquino of diverting NFA rice meant for typhoon-prone Eastern Visayas to select Bulacan rice traders. The memorandum obtained by Rappler was supposed to have been given to Duterte ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

Duterte doesn& apos;t want NFA chief Jason Aquino speaking on rice supply - Rappler

Duterte doesn't want NFA chief Jason Aquino speaking on rice supply - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsMar 6th, 2018

Lacson also files complaint vs NFA's Jason Aquino over rice smuggling - Rappler

Lacson also files complaint vs NFA's Jason Aquino over rice smuggling - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 28th, 2017

'Poor card' used on Duterte to muddle rice importation issue - Rappler

'Poor card' used on Duterte to muddle rice importation issue - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsApr 11th, 2017

Evasco out as head of NFA Council

Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr. is out of the National Food Authority (NFA) Council, following a row with NFA Administrator Jason Aquino over rice importation. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said on Tuesday that Evasco would no longer head the NFA Council because President Rodrigo Duterte decided on Monday night to put the NFA under the Department of Agriculture, along with the Philippine Coconut Authority and the Fertilizer and Pesticide Authority. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piol is expected to head the new NFA Council. The council, the policymaking body of the NFA, will also no longer include the Development Bank of the Philippines, which will be replaced b...Keep on reading: Evasco out as head of NFA Council.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 18th, 2018

Rice traders from 3 Luzon provinces augment NFA stock for NCR

PRIVATE RICE traders from the provinces of Bulacan, Isabela and Nueva Ecija delivered the first 10,000 bags of rice out of the promised 300,000 bags to replenish the National Food Authority’s (NFA) rice buffer stocks as the agency awaits the shipment of the 250,000 metric tons of imported rice. The initial delivery will be distributed […] The post Rice traders from 3 Luzon provinces augment NFA stock for NCR appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 16th, 2018

NFA pushes for higher buying price of palay

THE National Food Authority (NFA) in Western Visayas said there is a standing recommendation to increase the government’s buying price of palay to at least P20 per kilo so that the agency can compete with commercial rice traders. NFA-6 Assistant Regional Director Ruben Manatad said the current buying prices of palay range from P20 to […] The post NFA pushes for higher buying price of palay appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

Duterte defends NFA chief Jason Aquino: & apos;I trust him& apos; - Rappler

Duterte defends NFA chief Jason Aquino: 'I trust him' - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsApr 7th, 2018

Roque disputes Piñol over NFA Council abolition

    Does President Duterte want to abolish the NFA Council, the policymaking body of the National Food Authority, to end the conflict between the two over the shortage in the supply of government-subsidized rice?   Yes, says Agriculture Secretary Manny Piol. No, says presidential spokesperson Harry Roque.   The confusion over what the President intended to do with the NFA Council followed a meeting between Mr. Duterte and rice traders on Thursday night.   "He has abolished the NFA Council and he will transfer the NFA and other agencies related to agriculture that were removed from the Department of Agriculture back to the DA," Piol said in...Keep on reading: Roque disputes Piñol over NFA Council abolition.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 7th, 2018

Revamp of bureaucracy must end rice supply uncertainty

In a meeting with rice traders Thursday night, President Rodrigo Duterte expressed dissatisfaction with the way government agencies have been handling the rice supply situation in the country and thus, he ordered changes to the bureaucracy. The following day, Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol told reporters that President Duterte has ordered a revamp at the National [...] The post Revamp of bureaucracy must end rice supply uncertainty appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 6th, 2018

Duterte wants to abolish Evasco-led NFA Council

President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed his intention to "abolish" the National Food Authority (NFA) Council being led by Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr. According to sources, he mentioned this plan during his meeting with major rice traders on Thursday night, April 5. Duterte had also supposedly said he would transfer the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 5th, 2018

Duterte to meet big rice traders amid NFA shortage

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang said President Rodrigo Duterte will meet with big rice traders on Thursday afternoon, April 5, after the National Food Authority (NFA) sounded the alarm over its depleted rice buffer stock. "The President will be meeting with big rice traders tomorrow afternoon because the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 4th, 2018

Anti-political dynasty bill, Quo warranto petition vs Sereno, Evasco on rice importation | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Thirteen of 23 senators sign the committee report approving the bill seeking to ban political dynasties.  Makabayan bloc lawmakers and other individuals separately ask the Supreme Court to junk the quo warranto petition against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.  Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco says President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the National Food Authority Council to begin ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2018

On Duterte s orders, NFA Council speeds up rice procurement

MANILA, Philippines – Upon the orders of President Rodrigo Duterte, the National Food Authority (NFA) Council authorized the start of procurement of 250,000 metric tons of rice, targeting arrivals by mid-May.  Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr told Rappler on Thursday, March 22, that Duterte ordered the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2018

Palace wants National Food Authority Council to speak solely on rice

MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte has barred National Food Authority (NFA) administrator Jason Aquino from speaking about the Philippines’ rice supply,.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 7th, 2018

Duterte doesn t want NFA chief Jason Aquino speaking on rice supply

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte wants only the National Food Authoriy (NFA) Council to make announcements about rice supply in the country. This was among the major decisions made during the Cabinet meeting on Monday, March 5, Malacañang announced on Tuesday, March 6. "The President said that, henceforth, all information ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 6th, 2018

ICC on Duterte, Poe slams Roque, Malacanang on rice supply | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: The International Criminal Court is moving on the complaint filed against President Rodrigo Duterte for thousands of killings during his bloody war on drugs.  Senator Grace Poe slams Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque for saying the Philippines will someday thank China for its artificial islands in the West Philippine Sea.  ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2018

Tropical storm Urduja, Guerrero on martial law, Syjuco on Aquino | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Tropical storm Urduja remains in its place and continues to threaten the Eastern Visayas area.  Armed Forces chief Rey Guerrero  offers no public assurance that martial law will not be expanded nationwide.  Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque says the pre-debut photo shoot of presidential granddaughter Isabelle Duterte in Malacañang is a non-issue.  ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 15th, 2017

Aquino cites 'deafening' silence of media under Duterte - Rappler

Aquino cites 'deafening' silence of media under Duterte - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 20th, 2017

For the 2nd time, Aquino to skip Duterte's SONA - Rappler

For the 2nd time, Aquino to skip Duterte's SONA - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsJul 18th, 2017