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Rice traders push for stronger measure vs rice cartels, smuggling

Posted on Tuesday, 26 February 2019 09:49 AM | No Comments
METRO MANILA, Philippines – Alyansa ng Industriyang Bigas, a group of rice traders are appealing for a strong measure against rice cartels and smuggling to be included in the implementing...

Rice industry groups call on Duterte to veto rice tariffication bill

Posted on Thursday, 14 February 2019 12:26 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Several rice industry groups gathered in Mendiola on Thursday (February 14) to protest against the Rice Tariffication Bill which is only a signature away from becoming a...

Diokno: Duterte won’t veto Rice Tariffication Bill

Posted on Thursday, 14 February 2019 10:12 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Rice Tariffication Bill remains pending in the Office of the President after it was ratified by the Senate and House of Representatives (HOR) earlier last year....

No more NFA rice in local markets if tariffication pushes through – Sec. Piñol

Posted on Tuesday, 18 December 2018 04:22 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The lowest price of rice in local markets today can be bought at P27 to P32 pesos per kilogram, the cheapest price that the National Food Authority...

Luzon farmers seek presidential veto of rice tariffication bill

Posted on Wednesday, 5 December 2018 02:53 PM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines — Representatives of farmers from different parts of Luzon gathered in Mendiola on Tuesday morning (December 4) to express their strong disapproval to the rice tariffication bill....

Gov’t grants farmers P10-B under the Rice Tarrification Bill

Posted on Friday, 30 November 2018 04:12 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Senate on Wednesday (November 28) ratified the report of the bicameral conference committee on the rice tariffication bill. The bill aims to lift quantitative restrictions on...

Bicam approves Rice Tariffication Bill

Posted on Thursday, 22 November 2018 05:50 PM | No Comments
PASAY CITY, Philippines – The Bicameral Conference Committee has approved the rice tariffication bill on Thursday (November 22). Under the proposal, import restrictions will be lifted on rice importation along...