Local news

November 27, 2019
Gilbert P. Bayoran (The Visayan Daily Star) | https://bit.ly/2r7xqEz Reforms in the sugar industry being asked from them by the Philippine economic managers, who are pushing for the sugar import liberalization, are expected to be formulated during the industry summit February next year. Raymund... Read More
November 27, 2019
Pearly Neo (Food navigator-asia) | https://bit.ly/35NUUNu The Philippines senate is advocating for the development of the country’s sugarcane industry instead of overall deregulation, in the wake of various setbacks that have battered the sector in recent months. Resolution no. 213 was led by... Read More
November 25, 2019
Erwin P. Nicavera (SunStar Bacolod) | https://bit.ly/35HmnRb   PASAY CITY -- Negrense Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri said efforts on looking for "solutions" to address the pressing challenges hounding the sugar industry are on. Zubiri, on the sidelines of the Senate session here Monday, November 25,... Read More
November 26, 2019
Gilbert P. Bayoran (The Visayan Daily Star) | https://bit.ly/35BFPhX MANILA - The proposed sugar import liberalization is now on hold, pending proposals from various sugar industry stakeholders on how to reform the industry, Senate majority floor leader Juan Miguel Zubiri said yesterday. Zubiri,... Read More
November 14, 2019
Ferdinand Patinio (Philippine News Agency) | https://bit.ly/2XOW60r MANILA -- Customs officials seized eight containers of smuggled sugar worth around PHP4.4 million at the Port of Manila (POM) on Wednesday. In a statement Thursday, the Bureau of Customs-POM said the seized items consigned to... Read More