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PH TO SEND MANGOES, PINEAPPLES TO MORE US PORTS

Philippine-grown pineapples and mangoes will soon find their way through additional ports of entry in the United States. This favorable development came after the Philippine Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Plant Industry (DA-BPI) and the US Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) mutually agreed on and threshed out several pending issues, […]

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PH FORGES STRONGER AGRICULTURE, TRADE TIES WITH US

The Philippines and the United States (US) will continue to strengthen cooperation in their respective agriculture sectors, focusing on food systems transformation through resilient and climate-smart production systems amid the protracted global COVID-19 pandemic. In a letter to US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Thomas Vilsack, Philippine Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary William Dar mentioned […]

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Sports & Entertainment

ONE AND TURNER SPORTS APRIL LAUNCH OF ‘ONE ON TNT’

The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), and Turner Sports have announced four weeks of blockbuster martial arts events airing in U.S. prime time with “ONE on TNT.” The “ONE on TNT” series will air every Wednesday from April 7 to April 28. Each week will include a preliminary card […]

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Government

DUTERTE ORDERS CIMATU TO MEET WITH MIDDLE EAST OFFICIALS – PANELO

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu, a former special envoy to the Middle East, to meet with officials of the Gulf states and discuss the Philippines’ plan to evacuate Filipino migrant workers there, Malacañang said. The Chief Executive issued the directive during the 45th Cabinet meeting recently held at Malacañan Palace, said […]

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Politics

SECURE MORE FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENTS TO CREATE MORE JOBS – GORDON

In line with his call for refocusing the country’s priorities, Senator Dick Gordon said the government should make an effort to secure more foreign direct investments (FDIs) to create more jobs for the people. “Is there an alternate plan by the government to generate jobs? Obviously, the country has to generate jobs so that more […]

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Government

PH TO EXPORT YOUNG COCONUTS TO THE US – PIÑOL

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol hailed the Duterte administration for the latest achievement in the agricultural sector as the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has allowed the entry of young coconuts to the U.S. “(This is) another PRRD (President Rodrigo R. Duterte) achievement,” said Piñol. In a press release issued by the Philippine Embassy in Washington, Dr. […]