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LEE: EMPOWER FARMERS TO ACHIEVE NUTRITION GOALS

Boosting local food supply by optimizing the agriculture sector and empowering farmers and fisherfolk are key to achieving the country’s nutrition goals outlined in the Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition (PPAN) 2023-2028, AGRI Party-list Rep. Wilbert “Manoy” T. Lee said Saturday. Upon arrival from his trip in Virac, Catanduanes where he was guest speaker […]

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‘SI MANOY ANG NINONG KO’ PUBLIC SERVICE CONTINUES

Now on its 2nd Season, GMA Network’s “Si Manoy ang Ninong Ko”, a public service show hosted by Gelli de Belen, Patricia Tumulak and Manoy himself, AGRI Party-list Rep. Wilbert “Manoy” T. Lee, continues to inspire and ease the plight of less fortunate Filipinos around the country.  Lee who, together with De Belen joined the […]

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AMID LA NIÑA, GOV’T URGED: BOOST RICE BUFFER

With La Niña expected to arrive in the country in the third quarter of the year, AGRI Party-list Rep. Wilbert “Manoy” T. Lee said the government must shore up its rice buffer stock to last for 15 to 30 days during disasters and emergency situations. According to Lee, “our inventory must be sufficient to cover […]

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EX-4PS KIDS WHO ARE NOW LICENSED TEACHERS LAUDED

Fresh from his travel from Surigao del Sur and Agusan del Norte in Mindanao, AGRI Party-list Rep. Wilbert “Manoy” T. Lee lauded the over 4,000 former beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) who have become licensed professional teachers upon passing the Licensure Examination for Teachers last March.  Among them are topnotchers for Elementary Level […]

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LEE BATS FOR 24/7 FRONTLINE GOV’T SERVICES

“Ang serbisyo ng gobyerno wala dapat pinipiling oras, dapat 24/7.” This, as AGRI Party-list Rep. Wilbert “Manoy” T. Lee filed a measure which will institutionalize a 24/7 Frontline Service System (FSS) for online queries and assistance, and extended hours of operations for face-to-face transactions.  Under House Bill No. 10426 or the “24/7 Frontline Government Services […]

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LEE BATS FOR FREEDOM FROM HIGH FOOD PRICES

AGRI Party-list Rep. Wilbert “Manoy” T. Lee on Wednesday said real freedom lies on the ability to buy food at lower prices and maximize our country’s natural resources for the benefit of Filipinos. Attending the 126th Independence Day Celebration in Cebu City, Lee stressed that “while we celebrate the triumph forged by our heroes who […]

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LEE BATS FOR ENSURED HEALTHCARE FOR DISADVANTAGED

“Wala dapat nawawalan ng kabuhayan o lalong nababaon sa hirap dahil sa pagkakasakit.” This is the purpose of pushing for a quality, affordable, accessible, and compassionate healthcare service, stressed AGRI Party-list Rep. Wilbert T. Lee as he filed a bill seeking to institutionalize the “No Balance Billing (NBB) Policy”. No Balance Billing is a government […]

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LEE BATS FOR EXPANDED PH AGARWOOD INDUSTRY

AGRI Party-list Rep. Wilbert T. Lee has filed a measure to liberalize and expand opportunities in Agarwood industry that will not only increase the income of farmers, but also has the potential to create up to 30,000 jobs and livelihood in the country. According to Lee, principal author of House Bill No. 10320 or the […]

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PURGE NFA OF CORRUPTION TO LOWER RICE PRICES – LEE

AGRI Party-list Rep. Wilbert T. Lee lauded the approval of the proposed amendments to Republic Act No. 11203 or the Rice Tariffication Law (RTL) by the House Committee on Agriculture and Food, but also reiterated the need to purge corrupt officials in the National Food Authority (NFA) to lower the price of rice. Lee, who […]

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GOV’T TOLD: GIVE PRECISE EL NIÑO CROP DAMAGE DATA

AGRI Party-list Rep. Wilbert T. Lee has underscored the importance of consistent and accurate government figures being reported on agricultural damage due to El Niño, particularly data from the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC). “Nakakalito ang mga lumalabas na datos mula sa DA at NDRRMC. Bukod […]