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PANGILINAN: HELP ARMYWORM – HIT MINDORO FARMERS

Vice-presidential candidate Senator Kiko Pangilinan vowed to help farmers in San Jose, Occidental Mindoro who are losing onions worth millions of pesos to armyworm (harabas) infestation. Pangilinan met with a group of farmers in Barangay Magbay to determine the extent of the armyworm damage inflicted on local onion farmers who are seeking national government intervention. […]

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PANGILINAN LAUDS MANGYAN FARMERS

Vice-presidential aspirant Senator Kiko Pangilinan commended the important role the Mangyan tribe plays in the local agriculture produce of Mindoro. During his speech at the mini-rally in Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro, Pangilinan noted that the Mangyan tribe is behind the high yield of root crops of the province, including gabi (yam) and camote (sweet potato). “Ang […]

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FIBERGLASS BOATS GIVEN TO F/B GEM-VER RESCUED FISHERMEN ARE NOT DEFECTIVE – PIÑOL

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said critics were proven wrong by sea trials, which showed that the 12 fiberglass fishing boats given to the 22 Filipino fishermen involved in the Recto Bank incident are not defective. “The 12 units of fiberglass fishing boats given by the government to the crew of FB GEM-VER, which critics earlier […]