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DECLARE CATANDUANES AS PH ABACA CAPITAL – VILLAR

Senator Cynthia Villar, Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Food, is pushing for the declaration of the Province of Catanduanes as the “Abaca Capital of the Philippines” in her recently filed Senate Bill No. 1748. The Philippines is the top producer of abaca in the world. Catanduanes is the top abaca producer of […]

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HOUSE DECLARES CATANDUANES AS ABACA CAPITAL OF THE PHILIPPINES – SARMIENTO

The House of Representatives approved on second reading a bill conferring to the province of Catanduanes the official “Abaca Capital of the Philippines” designation. House Bill 7369, principally authored by Catanduanes representative and concurrent Committee on Transportation chairman Cesar Sarmiento, seeks to acknowledge the vital contribution of the province in making the Philippines the largest […]