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Private sector to bid for 500,000 MT of rice

Private sector to bid for 500,000 MT of rice.....»»

Category: newsSource: cnnphilippines cnnphilippinesNov 7th, 2018

NFA to allow private sector to import rice

The National Food Authority (NFA) has approved a measure allowing the private sector to import rice to help boost the country’s reserves and ease overall inflation, a Cabinet official said….READ The post NFA to allow private sector to import rice appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsNov 16th, 2018

Private sector to bid for 500,000 MT of rice

Private sector to bid for 500,000 MT of rice.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

NFA Council approves three rice importations at 2-week intervals

THE National Food Authority (NFA) Council has decided to authorize private-sector imports of 750,000 metric tons (MT) of rice in three batches of 250,000 MT each, arriving every two weeks starting Nov. 30......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

NFA says rice dealers do not want to sell lower-grade grains

THE National Food Authority (NFA) said the market is running short of regular-milled rice, which it says should force a rethink of the private-sector led-importation rules to increase the availability of the affordable type of the staple. The post NFA says rice dealers do not want to sell lower-grade grains appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 24th, 2018

P50,000-P200,000 reward offered for information against rice hoarders

THE DEPARTMENT of Agriculture (DA) is coordinating with the private sector for monetary rewards in exchange for information that would lead to the arrest of rice hoarders, Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said on Friday. The “Report-a-Hoarder Program” is in support of President Rodrigo Duterte’s campaign “to identify hoarders and to arrest those whore are keeping rice stocks [...] The post P50,000-P200,000 reward offered for information against rice hoarders appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsAug 31st, 2018

Philippines eyes extra rice imports amid ‘crisis’ in Mindanao

THE GOVERNMENT’s Agriculture chief said on Monday that he has proposed the importation of an additional 132,000 tons of rice by the private sector to address “very limited” supplies of the staple food in the country’s southern provinces. The post Philippines eyes extra rice imports amid ‘crisis’ in Mindanao appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsAug 27th, 2018

Bago rice yield drops due to rainy weather

BACOLOD. An aerial view of the Bantayan Park in Bago City, which has been opened to private sector development to become the southern Negros city's new tourism and commercial growth area. (Con.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2018

Weighing Alcala’s rice self-sufficiency program

The rice self-sufficiency program of former secretary Proceso Alcala was the banner program of the Department of Agriculture. No less than former president Aquino bragged about it twice in Congress in his state of the nation addresses in 2012 and 2013. He announced in 2013, “in all likelihood, even the private sector will no longer […] The post Weighing Alcala’s rice self-sufficiency program appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 28th, 2018

Rice prices remain stable despite tax reform

The National Food Authority (NFA) and the private sector have assured the public of minimal to no increase in rice prices, allaying concerns that the staple commodity would be affected by the new tax reform law. With the rise in fuel prices under the TRAIN (Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion) law, shipping of agricultural… link: Rice prices remain stable despite tax reform.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018

Agribusiness: NFA Council approves entry of privately imported MAV rice

THE INTERAGENCY National Food Authority (NFA) Council is ordering the entry of the remaining volume of rice under the private sector-led importation by extending the schedule of its shipments -- a move that was previously defied by the NFA -- while pushing for the amendment of the agency's charter......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 17th, 2017

NFA allows private sector to import rice

NFA allows private sector to import rice.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 16th, 2017

Government approves G2P rice imports

MANILA, Philippines - President Duterte has allowed the National Food Authority (NFA) to import rice from the private sector to augment its buffer stock for.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 16th, 2017

Think tank lauds Duterte order allowing private sector rice imports

MANILA, Philippines - The Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) lauded yesterday President Duterte’s decision to allow the private sector to import rice and.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 10th, 2017

PCC chief backs private sector-led rice imports

MANILA, Philippines -  Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) chair Arsenio Balisacan supports the continued private sector importation of rice and is urgin.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2017

NFA opens MAV imports

MANILA, Philippines - State rice importer National Food Authority (NFA) has opened the application for the private sector to import up to 805,200 metric tons.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 8th, 2016

BSP poll bares outlook of slower 2019, 2020 inflation

Soaring prices in the Philippines are expected to further decline this year and next, according to a central bank poll of private sector economists, strengthening the view that inflation expectations in one of Asia’s fastest-growing economies are starting to ease......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 18th, 2019

Climate change stalls Iloilo’s rice yield target

By: Gail T. Momblan THE 1-million-metric ton (MT) rice yield target remains elusive for Iloilo’s agriculture sector due to the consequences of global climate change. Provincial Agriculture Office (PAO) head Ildefonso Toledo said the 1-million metric ton (MT) rice yield target remains elusive because of uncontrollable weather conditions, among others. “From 2006-2007, this was already the time when […] The post Climate change stalls Iloilo’s rice yield target appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 17th, 2019

DICT launches Cybersecurity Management System Project for gov t agencies

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) on Wednesday, January 16, launched its Cybersecurity Management System Project, a unified platform on which the DICT and its cybersecurity partners from the private sector may be able to assist government agencies with cybersecurity threats, attacks, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

The pros and cons of telecommuting or the work-from-home arrangement in the Philippines

The work-from-home program of the private sector will now be regulated by virtue of the recently signed Republic Act No. 11165 or the Telecommuting Act. The measure that President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law last year is not new as many private companies have been practicing this work arrangement in recent years respective of their […] The post The pros and cons of telecommuting or the work-from-home arrangement in the Philippines appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

What you need to know about the Telecommuting Act

President Duterte signed Republic Act 11165 or Telecommuting Act which institutionalizes remote working for employees in the private sector. Besides the convenience of working at home and earning overtime pay, the measure provides other arrangements from which employees can benefit. The post What you need to know about the Telecommuting Act appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 11th, 2019